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  1. Library Resource
    Imazon
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil

    Este livro trata da história da Amazônia desde a chegada do homem no vale do Amazonas há mais ou menos 11000 a.C. até os dias atuais. Nele você vai poder compreender os períodos históricos seguindo a linha do tempo, a qual marca com ícones os acontecimentos mais importantes na região. Os textos do livro estão intercalados por ilustrações que representam cada época. 

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Papua New Guinea

    The Great Timber Heist: The Logging Industry in Papua New Guinea, exposes massive tax evasion and financial misreporting by foreign logging companies, allegedly resulting in nonpayment of hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes.

  3. Library Resource

    Pueblos indígenas y derechos territoriales en crisis frente a la COVID-19 en América Latina

    Reports & Research
    June, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Mientras el mundo entero trata de ponerse a salvo de la pandemia, los pueblos indígenas de América Latina agonizan y algunos podrían llegar a desaparecer. El abandono estatal y la ausencia de servicios adecuados de salud integral y agua
    segura los hace extremadamente vulnerables al virus que se extiende a toda velocidad por el continente.

  4. Library Resource
    Disputes And Issues Relating To Sale And Purchase Of Land In Malaysia
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    Malaysia

    This chapter deals with the sale of land or building or parcel in a sub-divided building or land parcel in Malaysia. Realising that it is quite impossible to give a complete treatment of such sale and purchase transaction in just a few pages of this chapter, it is proposed that the approach taken in this writing will be to introduce such transaction to the general reader and to only elaborate the salient features, issues and disputes of a general sale and purchase of land in Malaysia.

  5. Library Resource
    The Orang Asli Customary Land

    Issues and Challenges

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2013
    Malaysia

    This paper briefly explains the unique relationships of Orang Asli with the customary land. It further demonstrates the common views that there is a collision between the Orang Asli notion of land ownership and that of the state. In particular the discussion highlights the interpretation of customary tenure under section 4 (2) (a) of the National Land Code, 1965 and it significance with the Orang Asli customary land.

  6. Library Resource
    Sources of Land Information  in South Africa  and their Institutional Context
    Reports & Research
    June, 2020
    South Africa

    Land Portal and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have collaborated on this project designed “…to uncover, democratize and improve the land data and information ecosystem in South Africa” (Land Portal Foundation, 2019). This is one of a number of State of Land Information (SoLI) projects in an international process covering a number of countries. The first part of the project involved in-country teams scoping the information landscape (resulting in this report).

  7. Library Resource
    Imagen de agua

    Informe N°7 de Rimisp - Centro Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo Rural

    Reports & Research
    June, 2020
    Central America, South America

    En el informe N°7 de Rimisp - Centro Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo Rural,  sobre los efectos del coronavirus en América Latina, las investigadoras Daniela García y Lola Hiernaux profundizan en la gestión y disponibilidad del agua, elemento de vital importancia para evitar la propagación del virus responsable del COVID-19 y restablecer la salud pública. 

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Ghana

    Studies draw attention to gender inequalities in land tenure. While some insist that gender inequalities in land tenure exists others do not. This paper discusses a study that examined gender issues in customary land ownership in the Wa Municipality. It sought to understand and find ways of bridging the gender gaps, if any. A survey covering 151 respondents comprising Chiefs, Tendamba, women and family heads was undertaken. The research revealed significant disparities between men and women regarding access to and ownership of land.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2015
    Cambodia

    In Cambodia, land and natural resources occupy a central place in the production systems of peasants who represent about 80 percent of the country’s population. The development and governance of socio-ecological systems trigger considerable economic, social and environmental issues that need to be addressed urgently given the profound nature of the transformations at play in these systems across Cambodia.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Cambodia

    As noted by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia (the “Special Rapporteur”) last August at the United Nations (“UN”) Human Rights Council, “Land rights continue to be a major issue in this country.”1 Conflict over land – combined with the widespread and systematic violation of land rights – is one of the most prominent human rights problems faced by Cambodians throughout the country, one whose roots can be traced to the abolition of private ownership when the Khmer Rouge took over power in 1975.

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