Search results | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

Search results

Showing items 1 through 9 of 5.
  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Global

    Many information technology initiatives have emerged in recent years with the aim of improving natural resource management. These take a variety of technological forms designed either to directly curb corruption in resource extraction and production, or to enhance information flows, facilitate citizen participation, and hold specific actors accountable. Donors can play a role in connecting the divide between development practitioners, technologists, and researchers by supporting the use of tools in programs and evaluations.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009

    Three out of every four poor people in developing countries live in rural areas, and most of them depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. In many parts of the world, women are the main farmers or producers, but their roles remain largely unrecognized. The 2008 World development report: agriculture for development highlights the vital role of agriculture in sustainable development and its importance in achieving the millennium development goal of halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2011
    Global, Sub-Saharan Africa, Americas, Central Asia, Europe

    Unprecedented pressures on land and its governance have been created. As evident around the globe, where land governance is deficient, high levels of corruption often flourish. Under such a system, land distribution is unequal, tenure is insecure, and natural resources are poorly managed.

  4. Library Resource
    March, 2012

    Poor governance is a major impediment to
    achieving development outcomes of the forest sector. It
    results in losses of income, employment, government
    revenues, and local and global environmental services.
    However, at present, no comprehensive guide to reforming
    forest governance has been developed. Although usually it is
    relatively easy to recognize that the forest sector in a
    country is failing to deliver all its potential benefits,

  5. Library Resource
    March, 2013

    This overview paper positions the
    question of benefit sharing in the context of REDD plus. It
    shares findings from a cursory review of a sample of
    Readiness Preparation Proposals (RPP) for REDD plus
    submitted to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).
    It deconstructs the concept of benefit sharing. It also
    provides a summary of the main findings from three recent
    studies on benefit sharing that were financed by the Program

Land Library Search

Through our robust search engine, you can search for any item of the over 60,000 highly curated resources in the Land Library. 

If you would like to find an overview of what is possible, feel free to peruse the Search Guide


Share this page