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    e dos conflitos inerentes à reprodução social e política das suas comunidades tradicionais

    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    South America, Brazil
    Desde o final dos anos 1960, a questão ambiental começa a ganhar nova qualidade com a emergência dos movimentos populares, evidenciando que a crise ambiental é uma faceta da crise epistêmica e política, marcada pela colonialidade do saber e do poder. Neste artigo será destacado o movimento das comunidades tradicionais do estado do Acre, sob a liderança de Chico Mendes, que deixaram registrados embates emblemáticos ao lutar pela criação das reservas extrativistas, que seria a reforma agrária dos seringueiros.
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    Increasing Long-term Benefits of the Sustainable Use of Marine Resources for Small Island Developing States and Coastal Least Developed Countries

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2017
    Oceania, Caribbean

    This report was drafted by a working group of United Nations entities, the World Bank, and other stakeholders to suggest a common understanding of the blue economy; to highlight the importance of such an approach, particularly for small island developing states and coastal least developed countries; to identify some of the key challenges its adoption poses; and to suggest some broad next steps that are called for in order to ensure its implementation.

  3. Library Resource
    March, 2013
    Mauritania

    The objectives of this Strategic
    Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) are as follows:
    To identify the social and environmental impacts which could
    be generated by oil and gas development, evaluating the
    scope and probability of these impacts due to increased
    activities in the onshore and offshore; to put forward
    recommendations to avoid, manage and/or attenuate these
    impacts; to facilitate the integration of these measures

  4. Library Resource
    April, 2014

    This roadmap for environmental and
    natural resources law enforcement (ENRLE) sets forth a
    course of action for the World Bank's ENRLE community
    of practice for FY2013-15. It outlines for senior management
    a strategy to mobilize and strengthen the Bank's
    engagement in the fight against environmental and natural
    resource crime. The roadmap also serves as a mobilizing tool
    for staff and management in regional departments to

  5. Library Resource
    July, 2014
    Armenia

    This paper aims to inform Armenia's
    policy dialogue on environmental and social issues in the
    mining sector. The paper is based on the premise that for
    the mining sector to have positive, long-term impacts in
    Armenia, it is necessary to take into consideration the
    short- and long-term environmental and social impacts of the
    sector and to promote strategic planning and efficient
    management of natural resources. The mining sector in

  6. Library Resource
    June, 2015
    Myanmar

    This report provides a baseline
    institutional and regulatory assessment of the oil and gas,
    mining (including jade and gemstones) and the hydropower
    sectors in Myanmar. As such the report is an input to
    Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in
    Myanmar. However, it is not exhaustive with respect to all
    the sectors that may be considered under a scoping study for
    EITI .This report is the first in-depth study of the context

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

    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.

  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.

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    Empirical evidence from Ondo and Kano states

    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Nigeria

    In line with the conventional view that customary land rights impede agricultural development, the traditional tenure system in Nigeria has been perceived to obstruct the achievement of efficient development and agricultural transformation. This led to the Land Use Act (LUA) of 1978.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Global

    "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.

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