This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2021Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2021Global
About the workshop
On 28th June from 2pm - 5pm CEST the LandPortal and LandVoc Community of Experts hosted a workshop as part of the 4th AGROVOC Annual Editorial Meeting to support shared learning and dialogue on the development, promotion and adoption of AGROVOC sub-schemes.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2021Latin America and the Caribbean
El presente informe sistematiza los resultados del Diálogo Independiente Regional llevado a cabo el 12 de mayo para recoger aportes de diversos actores para la Cumbre de la ONU sobre los Sistemas Alimentarios 2021, con el objetivo de que la comunidad vinculada al tema de la tierra haga llegar su voz a este importante espacio.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 2021Latin America and the Caribbean
Este documento resume las propuestas de 75 personas, 50 mujeres y 25 hombres, representantes de organizaciones de la agricultura familiar, organizaciones campesinas e indígenas, movimientos por la agroecología, organismos de Naciones Unidas, ONG locales e internacionales; organizaciones de zonas urbanas y rurales, y universidades.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2021Rwanda, Brazil, Indonesia, India, Georgia
Digital technologies cut off access to land
Despite promises to fix unjust land governance, a new study shows that digital technologies can further land grabbing and inequality.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2021Egypt, Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Chad, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Vietnam, Palestine, Global
LAND-at-scale is a land governance support program for developing countries from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, which was launched in 2019. The aim of the program is to directly strengthen essential land governance components for men, women and youth that have the potential to contribute to structural, just, sustainable and inclusive change at scale in lower- and middle-income countries/regions/landscapes. The program is designed to scale successful land governance initiatives and to generate and disseminate lessons learned to facilitate further scaling.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2019Nepal
ABSTRACTED FROM OVERVIEW:
The Lands Act 1964 was the first comprehensive piece of legislation which came into existence to pave the way for land reform. Key objectives of the Act were a) enhancing the standard of living of people dependent on land including through ensuring “equitable distribution of agricultural land”; and b) securing rapid economic development and wellbeing of the general population through attaining optimum agricultural growth.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2020Nepal
The last two years have been a period of rebound and cautious optimism in Nepal. After having been hit by two large earthquakes in 2015 that killed over 9,000 people and rendered many more homeless, and having suffered through a long, tortuous constituent assembly process that finally resulted in a new constitution, the country has seen progress on political and economic fronts in the recent past. Governance, however, remains an issue.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2018Pakistan
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto emerged as the populist leader in the elections of 1970 with his Pakistan People’s Party established in 1967. Bhutto had worked in Ayub Khan’s cabinet for a long time and he knew the weaknesses of incumbent government. Having established his party, he challenged the policies of Ayub government and pioneered the movement for the downfall of Ayub regime. The elections of 1970 yielded polarized electoral mandate in which Awami League won thumping majority in East Pakistan while Pakistan People’s Party outdid rivals in the West Pakistan.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2020Burundi
This scoping study on ways to improve tenure security in Burundi is commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). RVO is responsible for the implementation of the LAND-at-scale program, which is a program launched by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to contribute to improved land governance around the world.
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