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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 7

    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2019
    Southern Africa

    Understanding how individuals, communities, and populations vary in their vulnerability requires defining and identifying vulnerability with respect to a condition, and then developing robust methods to reliably measure vulnerability. In this study, we illustrate how a conceptual model translated via simulation can guide the real-world implementation of data collection and measurement of a model system. We present a generalizable statistical framework that specifies linkages among interacting social and biophysical components in complex landscapes to examine vulnerability.

  2. Library Resource

    Volume 7 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2018
    South-Eastern Asia

    This study investigated the implications of large-scale land concessions in the Red River Delta, Vietnam, and Northeast Cambodia with regard to urban and agricultural frontiers, agrarian transitions, migration, and places from which the migrant workers originated.

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    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    Middle Africa, Cameroon

    Date: 25 novembre 2019

    Source: FarmlandgrabGreenpeace

    Par: Tal Harris

    L’enquête de Greenpeace met en lumière les violations des droits humains par Halcyon Agri.

  4. Library Resource
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    Reports & Research
    September, 2018
    Africa, Global

    Date: 18 novembre 2019

    Source: Foncier & Développement; GRAIN

    GRAIN, L’Alliance contre les plantations industrielles en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, septembre 2019

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Africa, Kenya

    Oil exploitation is relatively a new phenomenon in the Kenyan legal system. The current energy laws, fail to identify and establish a relevant institutional and legislative framework for a natural resource benefits sharing regime. Indigenous Local Communities inhabiting oil rich areas disproportionally forgo their enjoyment of their land, livelihoods, endure environmental degradation, increase pollution and relatively poorer health as compared to the rest f the national population. For the above they ought to be compensated and accorded a percentage benefit over and above other Kenyans.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Mexico

    La reforma al artículo 27 constitucional de 1992 convirtió a los ejidatarios en propietarios de latierra que trabajaban, condición reforzada por el Programa de Certificación de Derechos Ejidales(Procede) que, en 1994, les otorgó títulos parcelarios y de propiedad. De manera colateral, conestas políticas neoliberales se dinamizó el mercado de tierras y, con ello, se facilitó la inversión nacionaly extranjera en el territorio mexicano.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    Colombia

    La dinámica histórica de desigualdad rural en Colombia, ha estado caracterizada principalmente por una persistente concentración de la propiedad de la tierra, que en tiempo reciente ha estado impulsada por factores como el despojo de tierras y la profundización de las desigualdades en el sector rural en un contexto de violencia y narcotráfico.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Peru

    This paper analyzes changes in community governance in the contextof negotiations with a mining company. We focus on three issues:the role played by the community government on the regulation ofcommunity resources and territory, the diverse and complex intereststhat emerge in the presence of mining activity; and, the communityas a political institution confronting external pressures over its land.We develop a study case focusing on the negotiation process betweenthe Michiquillay peasant community and Anglo American MiningCompany in Cajamarca, Peru.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2014
    Colombia

    Forced displacement affects over 5 million people in Colombia. The process of mobility experienced by displaced implies the weakeningof the linkages with their relational environment and may involve the deprivation of the right to decide at socio-political level. The sense of community, the community engagement and the psychological empowerment display a strong potential to understand both the adaptationprocess in destination community, and the increase in community involvement.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2011
    Peru

    El artículo plantea la importancia de integrar el concepto de cuenca a la distribución de los recursos. Se propone integrar un trabajo detallado por cuenca que involucre el cálculo del caudal de agua, la variación de la napa freática, el caudal ecológico, los volúmenes de erosión y la distribución actual del agua, para de allí plantear la distribución del agua en la cuenca. El aprovechamiento y distribución de los recursos naturales se encuentran estrechamente vinculados a la distribución del agua.

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