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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2006

    O tema do mercado de terras integra a agenda contemporânea das políticas agrárias, tanto no Brasil como em outros países. No caso brasileiro, decorre da história de ocupação do território e da própria formação social e econômica que produziram um quadro de ilegalidade, de instabilidade jurídica e de fragilidade institucional. A expansão da fronteira agrícola com base no agronegócio patronal, em especial na cultura da soja na região da Amazônia Legal, combinada com as ações de reforma agrária, ampliam a importância deste tema e seus impactos sobre a economia e a sociedade.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2014

    To ensure sustainable and optimal use of
    its common property natural resources, Mexico will need to
    strengthen its focus on enhancing stewardship in three key
    sectors-forests, water, and energy resources. The key
    objectives include the following: 1) identifying options
    that would contribute to Mexico's climate agenda and
    build social resilience through forest management; 2)
    ensuring economically efficient and environmentally and

  3. Library Resource
    December, 2014

    The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
    (MEA), The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity study
    (TEEB) and the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity
    and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) provide a comprehensive and
    useful framework to understand human dependence on ecosystem
    services and how best to protect these services in
    perpetuity. In these three authoritative studies, payment
    for ecosystem services (PES) is listed as one of the

  4. Library Resource
    May, 2012

    This sourcebook is intended to be a
    ready reference for practitioners (including World Bank
    stakeholders, clients in borrowing countries, and World Bank
    project leaders) seeking state-of-the-art information about
    good land management approaches, innovations for
    investments, and close monitoring for potential scaling up.
    This sourcebook is divided into three parts: the first part
    identifies the need and scope for sustainable land

  5. Library Resource
    Conflicts over land
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014

    This briefing paper makes the case for proactive business engagement in respecting land rights and ensuring legal, fair and inclusive practices on land use, access to natural resources and equitable development opportunities. It outlines key challenges, provides an overview of existing instruments that can help companies address issues related to land, and points to practical entry points for improved business practices.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2014
    South America, Guyana

    Forest Peoples Programme and the Amerindian Peoples Association are pleased to announce the publication of a new special report:

    Edited by Kate Dooley and Tom Griffiths

    Authors: Oda Almås (FPP), Lawrence Anselmo (APA), Laura George (APA), Tom Griffiths (FPP), Solveig Firing Lunde (RFN) and Jean La Rose (APA)

    May 2014

    ISBN 978-0-9544252-8-9

  7. Library Resource

    GRAIN and La Vía Campesina

    Reports & Research
    May, 2014
  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Northern America

    Food First Backgrounder, Spring 2014, Vol. 20, No. 1

    Introduction: Land, Race and the Agrarian Crisis

    The disastrous effects of widespread land grabbing and land concentration sweeping the globe do not affect all farmers equally. The degree of vulnerability to these threats is highest for smallholders, women and people of color—the ones who grow, harvest, process and prepare most of the world’s food.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014

    "For millions of people living in the world’s poorest countries, access to land is a matter not of wealth, but of survival, identity and belonging. Most of the 1.4 billion people earning less than US$1.25 a day live in rural areas and depend largely on agriculture for their livelihoods, while an estimated 2.5 billion people are involved in full- or part-time smallholder agriculture.

  10. Library Resource

    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013

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