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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Ethiopia, Nigeria, Western Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018
Land grabbing has transformed rural environments across the global South, generating resistance or political reactions “from below”. In authoritarian countries like Laos, where resource investments are coercively developed and insulated from political dissent, resistance appears absent at first glance. Yet, it is occurring under the radar, largely outside transnational activist networks. In this article, we examine how resistance can protect access to rural lands in contexts where it is heavily repressed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Sudan
This study examines the socioeconomic features that underpin the expansion of groundwater-dependent irrigation in Northern State, Sudan. Groundwater development in the region serves as an economic lifeline given the poor Nile-based irrigation infrastructure and future changes in Nile hydrology. Groundwater-dependent irrigation is found to be expanding in previously uncultivated regions increasingly distant from the Nile.
Library ResourceMultimediaDecember, 2016Poland, Latvia
The changes in the ownership structure were to be implemented by the Agricultural Property Agency of the State Treasury, which, under the Act of Law of 11 April 2003 on the structuring of agrarian system (i.e. The Journal of Laws of 2012, item 803, as amended), on 16 July 2003 became the Agricultural Property Agency with eleven local branch offices.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Southern Asia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia, Sierra Leone
This report presents findings on corruption in large scale land-based investments (LSLBIs) in Sub-Saharan Africa, and although it draws on case studies from Sierra Leone and Zambia, its recommendations aim to be applicable across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 1961Germany
The present Act lays down provisions relating to the improvement of agricultural structures and the safeguard of agricultural and forestry industries. The text consists of 39 articles divided into 5 Parts as follows: Land transactions (I); Inheritance proceedings (II); Proceedings (III); Amendment of existing legislation (IV); Additional, transitional and final provisions (V).
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJune, 2006Nigeria
The overall objective of the present national cross-sectoral Forest Policy is to achieve sustainable forest management that would ensure sustainable increases in the economic, social and environmental benefits from forests and trees for the present and future generation including the poor and the vulnerable groups.
News6 May 2019South AmericaBrazil
Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s personal crusade to extinguish indigenous rights and devastate indigenous territories just hit a wall. Two, actually.
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