This report aims to illustrate how selected companies in Malawi, Mozambique and Malaysia are implementing commitments to international best practices on land rights. The companies referenced in this paper are in the process of developing and improving ways to address land tenure rights, and for this reason, the cases ought to be viewed as examples of emerging company experiences, which can contribute to establishing best practices.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2019Malawi, Mozambique, Malaysia
Library ResourceDecember, 2018Rwanda, Middle Africa, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Ethiopia
Conservation projects have often been criticised for creating global benefits while causing negative impacts on local livelihoods. Ecosystem services approaches have been seen as one way to change this by focussing explicitly on maintaining ecosystems for human well-being of stakeholders at various scales. However, ecosystem services approaches have often ignored trade-offs between groups of people and issues of power and do not automatically lead to better outcomes in terms of human well-being.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2018Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceDecember, 2017Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, MozambiqueO objecto deste relatório são os utilizadores dos produtos florestais e os efeitos da conjugaçãodas suas estratégias e actividades extractivas na sustentabilidade dos recursos naturais e nodesenvolvimento sustentável da região. O objectivo é contribuir para a compreensão dosefeitos da utilização da floresta pelos diversos utilizadores na sustentabilidade do recurso. Oestudo analisa o papel desempenhado pelos Comités dos Recursos Naturais (CRN) naexploração da floresta.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2019Algeria, Sudan, Western Sahara, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
Tetra Tech’s land tenure and property rights experts examine how weak land and resource governance can fuel drivers of violent extremism. With a focus on the African Sahel, this new issue brief finds this dynamic is especially prevalent when land and resource governance challenges are coupled with environmental disruptions, resource scarcity, or migration.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2019Uganda, Myanmar, Global
Post-war societies not only have to deal with continuing unpeaceful relations but also land-related conflict legacies, farmland and forest degradation, heavily exploited natural resources, land mines, a destroyed infrastructure, as well as returning refugees and ex-combatants. In the aftermath of war, access to and control of land often remains a sensitive issue which may precipitate tensions and lead to a renewed destabilization of volatile post-conflict situations.
Library ResourceVideosSeptember, 2017Mozambique
In the heart of central Mozambique, Gorongosa park was destroyed in the crossfire of the country's civil war. Now women are leading the way in its restoration, helping to heal the scars left by the conflict and inspiring young girls from the surrounding communities, through an education programme that offers them the promise of a brighter future
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJanuary, 2018Madagascar
Pig-rearing, essential oils, fruit trees and beekeeping: establishing additional sources of income has been key to a restoration project on the biodiversity-rich island of Madagascar.*
Forest loss and degradation have plagued Madagascar’s unique biological diversity. Direct causes include slash-and-burn agriculture for subsistence crops. As a result, the island’s evergreen forest is severely fragmented. While tree planting had occurred in the past, it centred on exotic species with limited social and ecological benefits.