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    Eroding battlefields: Land degradation in Java reconsidered
    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2014
    Indonesia

    Land degradation has been a major political issue in Java for decades. Its causes have generally been framed by narratives focussing on farmers’ unsustainable cultivation practices. This paper causally links land degradation with struggles over natural resources in Central Java. It presents a case study that was part of a research project combining remote sensing and political ecology to explore land use/cover change and its drivers in the catchment of the Segara Anakan lagoon.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2015
    Vietnam

    This paper describes the result of investigations and research studies conducted targeting the old site of Hoa Duc and Bau Mon Hamlets, Hoa An Village, Phung Hiep District in Hau Giang Province, Vietnam (Can Tho until 2002), which has been the site of an investigation by the authors since 1993. The authors conducted an entire household survey targeting more than three hundred households in the same area, four times in 1993, 1997, 2002, and 2011, in cooperation with Can Tho University.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Kenya, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Benin, Nepal, South Africa, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Mozambique, Thailand, Madagascar, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, Norway, Cambodia

    Millones de personas de todo el mundo dependen de recursos naturales, como la tierra, la pesca y los bosques, que se utilizan de manera colectiva como propiedades comunales. Estas son fundamentales para la cultura, el bienestar y la identidad cultural. Como fuente de alimentos e ingresos, constituyen una importante red de seguridad, en particular para las personas más vulnerables y marginadas.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2018
    Bangladesh, Nigeria, Peru, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Honduras, Uganda, Tanzania, Ecuador, Cambodia, Paraguay, Burkina Faso, Iraq, Burundi, Nepal, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Haiti, Mexico, Vietnam

    For rural women and men, land is often the most important household asset for supporting agricultural production and providing food security and nutrition. Evidence shows that secure land tenure is strongly associated with higher levels of investment and productivity in agriculture – and therefore with higher incomes and greater economic wellbeing. Secure land rights for women are often correlated with better outcomes for them and their families, including greater bargaining power at household and community levels, better child nutrition and lower levels of gender-based violence.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Kenya, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Thailand, Madagascar, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Norway, Ghana, Iran, India, Sierra Leone, Uruguay, Brazil, Cambodia

    À travers le monde, des millions de personnes dépendent des ressources naturelles telles que les terres, les pêches et les forêts, qui sont utilisées collectivement comme des biens communs. Les biens communs sont essentiels à la culture, à l’identité et au bien-être. Source de nourriture et de revenus, ils agissent comme un important filet de sécurité, surtout pour les populations les plus marginalisées et les plus vulnérables.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2018
    Mozambique, Philippines, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Ghana, India, Republic of Korea, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Asia

    This study draws on some case studies of land reforms in different South Asian countries. These reforms came on the national and international agenda in a major way in the post- World-War II period and were led by the transition theory, requiring agriculture to provide both surplus and labor for the growth of a modern industrial economy and leading to focus on efficiency in agricultural production (which would release resources -capital and labor- for investment in the modern industrial sector), rather than on distribution.

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    Regulations
    June, 2016
    Brunei Darussalam

    The Land Code is amended by inserting new sections dealing with many aspects related to land tenure, such as: concepts related to Land Code; Land Commissions and officer in charge of the Land Office administrative and legal proceedings; Land purchasing requirements (owned by purchaser as nominee on behalf of another person); prescribed fees presented to the Land Officer; a Land Officer's caveat shall continue in force until it is cancelled by the Land Officer: (a) of his own motion; or (b) on an application in that behalf by the registered owner of the land or any other person having a regi

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    Legislation
    December, 2004
    Thailand

    This Act aims at utilizing land more appropriately with regard to transportations, economics, social, the environment and communities, and so as to be in line with urban planning. The Act consists of 89 Sections.A Land Readjustment Committee shall be appointed. Section 6 provides the the Committee's powers and duties, including: (1) Formulate policies, establish goals and important measures relating to Land Readjustment; (2) Approve master plans and target areas for Land Readjustment; etc. The Land Readjustment Association shall be appointed to implement the Land Readjustment Projects.

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    Regulations
    March, 2017
    Timor-Leste

    This Ministerial Order, consisting of 4 articles and eleven Annexes (I-A to I-M), establishes the formal Recognition of Traditional Sucos and Indigenous Villages existing in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste recognizes the existence of 451 Sucos and 2,233 Villages, whose designation and location in the national territory is included in Annex I-A to Annex I-M to this Ministerial Order. Annexes specify Administrative Areas; Sucos and related Villages.

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