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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2018
    Uganda, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Changes in climate that intensify drought and accelerate the spread of livestock parasites and diseases darken the economic future for sub-Saharan pastoralists. Already stressed, as industrial and urban development narrow their access to pastures and water for their animals, many pastoralists face a bleak choice: abandon their livestock and their cultural heritage or die. In Uganda, however, the outlook for pastoralists is becoming much brighter. Thousands of pastoralists in Uganda point the way toward a better option: commercial milk production.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2018
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    Index-based livestock insurance (IBLI) is a donor-funded programme aimed at designing, developing and implementing market-mediated, index-based insurance products to protect livestock keepers, particularly in the drought-prone arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs), from drought-related asset losses. The IBLI index is based on satellite data, which measure the quality of the pastureland every 10–16 days. These data are inputs to a statistical model of livestock mortality developed using historical data from the region.

  3. Library Resource
    Securing land rights at scale executive summary cover
    Reports & Research
    June, 2019
    Africa, Asia, Global

    This is the executive summary of the full report Securing land rights at scale. The report reflects on the experience of DFID land programmes which include LTR across six countries (Guyana, Rwanda, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique), drawing also wherever possible on relevant experiences of programmes driven by other donors.

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    Securing land rights at scale cover
    Reports & Research
    June, 2019
    Africa, Asia, Global

    This report reflects on the experience of DFID land programmes which include LTR across six countries (Guyana, Rwanda, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique), drawing also wherever possible on relevant experiences of programmes driven by other donors. It summarises the drivers of LTR and land administration developments in different contexts experienced to date and includes wider evidence on successful LTR outcomes, factors influencing success and lessons learned in the design, implementation and follow-up of country land programmes and broader landsupport facilities.

  5. Library Resource
    Putting the Voluntary Guidelines into Practice: A Learning Guide for Civil Society Organizations cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2017
    Global

    This learning guide has been designed specifically to give civil society and grassroots organizations a deeper understanding of the Voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in the context of national food security (VGGT) to enable the members of these organizations and their constituents to use the VGGT meaningfully and effectively to improve the governance of tenure in their respective countries.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Mexico

    La recaudación de los derechos de agua y del impuesto predial son las fuentes de contribución más importantes en las finanzas municipales, pero la mayoría de municipios oaxaqueños se organizan por usos y costumbres y en esta forma de organización no se contempla el pago del agua y en general de otros servicios públicos. Por otro lado, los alcaldes de estos municipios saben que cualquier intento por cobrar este servicio a su costo de producción, generará descontento social y posibles movilizaciones, toma de palacios municipales y la salida de quien impulsó dichas medidas.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Colombia

    The following article is a research report that exposes the methodological design in a series of indicators that allow you to set the state of the Effective Enjoyment of Rights (EER) of the population in situation of displacement in the State of Antioquia. The EER report was made from mandates arising from the Colombian Constitutional Court in the i n t e r e s t o f t h e o v e r c o m i n g o f t h e unconstitutional state of affairs for the attention of the population victim of displacement.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2016
    Colombia

    La investigación rastrea el impacto del conflicto armado en los medios de vida de la población del corregimiento de Tutunendo en el municipio de Quibdó, departamento del Chocó. El trabajo interpreta el modo y los medios de vida de los moradores afro descendientes de este territorio, para poder dar cuenta de las transformaciones sociales, culturales, políticas y económicas que han tenido lugar debido al impacto del conflicto armado.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Colombia

    Esta investigación tiene como objetivo principal mostrar como los conflictos socioculturales en el municipio de Lloró han sido dinamizado por la minería encontrando una correlación entre la entrada e incremento de esta actividad con los problemas familiares y comunitarios, debido a la tenencia o propiedad de la tierra, delimitación de terrenos, problemas en la distribución del producido, cambio en los patrones culturales de los habitantes y jóvenes, así como cambio significativos en el uso de los recursos naturales como las fuentes hídricas donde se dinamizan muchas de las relaciones famili

  10. Library Resource
    Cover photo of Midcourse Manoeuvres: Community Strategies and Remedies for Natural Resource Conflicts in India
    Reports & Research
    June, 2018
    India

    Successive governments in India have emphasized the need for industrial expansion and privatization as the foundation for economic stability and growth. This focus has led to the policy-induced transformation of rural and peri-urban landscapes into use for industry and infrastructure. These transformations have caused social conflicts and ecological impacts for land and resource-dependent people.

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