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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Global

    The increasing demand for rural land and its natural resources is creating competition and conflicts. Many interested parties, including farmers, nature conservationists, rural residents and tourists, compete for the same space. Especially in densely populated areas, agriculture, recreation, urban and suburban growth and infrastructure development exert a constant pressure on rural areas.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009

    Het aantal ouderen neemt toe. Bij veel ouderen groeit de financiële armslag, maar dat gaat gepaard met een kleinere dagelijkse actieradius. Verwacht mag worden dat dit tot meer aandacht zal leiden voor de kwaliteit van de directe woonomgeving. Voor het landschapsbeleid biedt dit uitgelezen mogelijkheden. Toegankelijkheid is hierbij wel een punt van zorg. Dit is één van de verwachtingen in het nieuwste katern in de serie ‘Anticiperend Landschapsbeleid’

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Netherlands

    Het ministerie van LNV vraagt zich af of het beleidsthema sociaal-economsiche vitaliteit en leefbaarheid structureel moet worden toegevoegd aan de ILG bestuursovereenkomsten. Het idee bestaat namelijk dat het rijk, provincies moet ondersteunen in de uitvoering van beleid op het gebied van sociaal-economische vitaliteit en leefbaarheid. Om hierover uitspraken te doen bevat dit rapport een analyse hoe provincies het beleidsthema tot nu toe zelf invullen, welke problemen en successen ze daarbij ervaren en wat ze van LNV verwachten

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Vietnam

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: This paper traces the implications of key agrarian transformations −particularly the reforms in land policy and emerging land relations− for livelihood security and vulnerability. Part of a broader societal transformation and globalization of economies, these new development trajectories include commercialization of farmers’ produce, contract farming, cooperative sector reform, rising landlessness and tenant farming, and the end of exclusive dependence on land for earning a living.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Laos

    This paper seeks to reconsider the contemporary relevance of the resource frontier, drawing on examples of nature's commodification and enclosure under way in the peripheral Southeast Asian country of Laos. Frontiers are conceived as relational zones of economy, nature and society; spaces of capitalist transition, where new forms of social property relations and systems of legality are rapidly established in response to market imperatives.

  6. Library Resource

    Land policy in Africa: a framework to strengthen land rights, enhance productivity and secure livelihoods

    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Africa

    The Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa is the result of a three-year road map of activities that involved intense reflection, rigorous consultations and exemplary collaboration across the continent. These activities involved African continental and

    regional institutions, governments, prominent African land experts from all regions of

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2009
    Namibia

    Land tenure in Namibia is regulated by a variety of Acts, some of which date back to as far as 1937, and some of which are

    yet to be approved by Cabinet. This variety of Acts makes it difficult to evaluate the performance of land administration as a

    whole, and the appropriateness of coercive instruments with regards to urban land tenure in particular. In this article we

    evaluate how urban land tenure regularization practices are conducted in Namibia, and to compare new formal procedures,

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Zimbabwe, Africa

    Includes land reform: perpetuating patriarchal land policies?; Fast Track Land Reform: decentralisation or recentralisation?; women’s access to land in the land reform process; constraints faced by women in accessing land; who is pushing the agenda for better access to and utilisation of land for women?; conclusion: women beneficiaries of land reform; recommendations.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Iran

    The Karkheh River Basin is the third largest basin in Iran after Karoon and Dez, and occupies a strategic position on the western boundary of the country. The basin has seen remarkable ancient feats of engineering, and has a long history of wheat and barley production, complemented by horticulture. With the growth of the modern nation-state of Iran, water development has progressed steadily in tandem with rising populations and urbanization.

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2009
    Ukraine

    The specificity and uniqueness of land as a land appraisal object are disclosed. Principles of land appraisal are considered, their interrelation and dependence on land use features are shown.

    Розкрито специфіку і унікальність землі як обєкта оцінки. Розглянуті принципи оцінки земельних ділянок, показаний їх взаємозвязок і залежність від особливостей використання землі.

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