Semi-nomadic yak herders of Bhutan depend on high altitude rangelands and yaks for their livelihoods. Conflicts over high altitude rangelands among herders can lead to sub-optimal management with negative impacts on the environment, livelihoods and socio-economic well-being of semi-nomadic yak herders.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 2017Bhutan
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2017Sierra Leone
There is wide engagement with large-scale land deals in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly from the perspectives of development and international political economy. Recently, scholars have increasingly pointed to a gendered lacuna in this literature. Engagement with gender tends to focus on potential differential impacts for men and women, and it also flags the need for more detailed empirical research of specific land deals.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsAugust, 2017Sierra Leone
We, leaders of groups of women affected by the expansion of industrial monoculture plantations, particularly oil palm plantations, coming from all regions in Sierra Leone and different countries from West and Central Africa;
We, national and international organizations involved in the struggle for the rights of women and local communities in Africa, Latin America and Asia, signatories of this declaration, met from 14 to 15 August 2017 in Port Loko, Sierra Leone.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2017Portugal
This Regional Legislative Decree, consisting of 14 articles, establishes the procedure for delimiting the public water domain in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. The delimitation of the public water domain is the administrative procedure by which the line defining the extreme of the beds and banks of the public water domain bordering land of another nature is fixed.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2017Bolivia
En este documento se repasan algunos textos recientemente producidos en el ámbito del ‘género para el desarrollo’ que abordan la problemática de las mujeres rurales en el acceso a la tierra, y además, la autora plantea algunas reflexiones en relación con el trabajo que viene realizando el Movimiento Regional por la Tierra y Territorio en su búsqueda de casos inspiradores de acceso a la tierra y territorio con mujeres como protagonistas.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2017Zambia
Zambia is one of the countries in Africa with a high frequency of land conflicts. The conflicts over land lead to tenure insecurity. In response to the increasing number of land conflicts, the Zambian Government has undertaken measures to address land conflicts, but the measures are mainly curative in nature. But a conflict sensitive land governance framework should address both curative and preventive measures.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2017Uganda
Compulsory acquisition is the power of government to acquire private rights in land for a public purpose, without the willing consent of its owner or occupant. This power is known by a variety of names depending on a country’s legal traditions, including eminent domain, expropriation, takings and compulsory purchase.
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