As primeiras décadas do século XXI têm sido marcadas por uma corrida global por terras, desencadeada pelas crises agroalimentar, energética, climática e econômico-financeira. O objetivo deste artigo é analisar se os Estados Unidos estiveram na rota dessa corrida. Para tanto, examinamos dados do Departamento de Agricultura dos Estados Unidos (United States Department of Agriculture – USDA) e bibliografia especializada, e identificamos que a porção de terras em mãos estrangeiras dobrou entre 2004 e 2014.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Northern America, United States of America
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2021Cameroon
Land Observatories (LOs) monitor how large-scale land deals impact the environment, culture, and traditional ways of life of local and indigenous communities.
They try to understand how local, regional, national and transnational land transactions in agriculture, forestry, mining, ranching, and livestock keeping impact livelihoods.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2021Mozambique
This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Mozambique. This project is implemented by Centro Terra Viva and Terra Firma, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency.
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 ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationFebruary, 2019Nepal
Land degradation, particularly soil erosion, is currently a major challenge for Nepal. With a high rate of population growth, subsistence-based rural economy, and increasingly intense rainfall events in the monsoon season, Nepal is prone to several forms of land degradation, such as floods, landslides, and soil erosion.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2021Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe
Cette publication vise à fournir des conseils techniques sur l'intégration des forêts, de l'agroforesterie et des arbres dans la formulation et l'implémentation des Plans d'Adaptation Nationaux. Elle a le but d'informer les représentants et les agents gouvernementaux, les responsables de la planification des Plans d’Adaptation Nationaux, et tous les acteurs qui s’intéressent aux forêts, à la foresterie et à l'agroforesterie en ce qui concerne l'adaptation et leurs potentiel support à l'adaptation d'autres secteurs, sous-secteurs, et activités.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2021Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania
La synthèse qui en résulte indique la manière dont le changement climatique, la perte de biodiversité et la pollution peuvent être abordés conjointement dans le cadre des objectifs de développement durable. Le rapport a pour but de traduire l'état actuel des connaissances scientifiques en messages factuels clairs et digestes auxquels le monde peut se référer et comprendre.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationOctober, 2020Nepal
Natural disasters and pandemics are evolving as major global threats that are posing an enormous challenge to socio- economic and environmental wellbeing. Using a real time analysis of the impressive role played by Community Forest User Groups (CFUGs) in Nepal in responding to the 2015 earthquakes (Earthquake-15) and COVID-19, this paper explores the scopes, capacities, institutional strengths and attributes required for community-based institutions such as CFUGs to become effective in managing and responding natural or other disasters.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2019Nepal
Displacement Solutions was approached and commissioned by DFID to carry out research on the housing, land and property rights issues arising from the reconstruction process, with an emphasis on the planned relocation aspects thereof. Displacement Solutions undertook a three-person mission to Nepal in November 2018 during which time extensive interviews were carried out, field visits made, and film footage taken for the production of a short documentary film which has since been completed.
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.
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