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  1. Library Resource
    Instituto Socioambiental
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil, Colombia
    O informe de avanços Cartografia dos sítios sagrados do Noroeste Amazônico que apresentamos a seguir, é uma compilação de exemplos e experiências que buscam dar conta, por um lado, da riqueza cultural e ambiental constituída pelos sistemas de lugares sagrados do Noroeste Amazônico; por outro, da diversidade de aproximações e entendimentos entre as visões de mundo indígenas e o modo como as organizações da sociedade civil e do Estado compreendem este patrimônio cultural.
  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Global

    Women are often the primary users of land for residential and agricultural purposes, but are frequently denied primary and ownership rights to land and other natural resources because of cultural norms. Women are also often excluded from effective participation in the provision of land administration services. This toolkit provides a quick guide for task team leaders of land administration projects, titling components of larger operations, or other land titling initiatives to ensure greater participation by women in the land titling process.

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2013
    Southern Asia, India

    The article reviews changing land use relations in India and calls for a comprehensive land use policy. 

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Africa

    The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is a mutually agreed instrument established in 2003 by the African Union in the framework of the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). The objective of the APRM is to foster the adoption of policies, standards and practices that lead to political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development and accelerated regional and continental integration.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Africa

    This document focuses on the Synthesis report on Large-scale land based investments in Africa. The specific objective of the work is to prepare an assessment report on LSLBI in Africa with a view to building knowledge and drawing lessons based on best practices for future LSLBI deals that lead to win-win outcomes. In order to do so five regional assessments have been engaged in and are synthesized in this continental synthesis report.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2013
    Taiwan

    This study aims to clarify the features of community plans based on the 'Rural Rejuvenation Act'(RRA), choosing Miaoli county of Taiwan as a case study area. We scrutinized planning documents made by national and county government and conducted interview to government officials who take charge in Rural Rejuvenation. As a result, we clarified two features: 1) the form of planning document is developed by the government but contents are different from community to community, combining various hard and soft programs to deal with varying characteristics of local communities.

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