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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2007

    This paper examines urban health in low- and middle-income countries, in relation to two sets of environmental issues:

    persistent local environmental health burdens, and most notably the water, sanitation and housing deficiencies prevalent in the poor neighbourhoods of so many urban settlements
    emerging global environmental burdens that will be experienced in urban areas, and most notably those associated with climate change

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2007
    Mali, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This report provides insight into the local management of conflict over natural resources between herders and farmers in north-western Mali. The study finds that social, economic and environmental change within the region has led to growing pressure on natural resources and a marked deterioration in relations between farmers and herders. The paper warns that because this conflict is based on ethnicity, there is potential for serious escalation. The paper discusses the following:

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2006
    Africa

    Paper examines current trends in land tenure and sources of insecurity, describes innovative policy and practice to secure various kinds of tenure rights. Seeks to gather insights and lessons from seven case studies (Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Uganda, Niger). Aims to inform current policy debates and initiatives to support land tenure security for low-income, resource-poor and vulnerable groups who make up the majority of Africa’s population.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    "This study highlights lessons from recent policy, law and practice to improve and secure access to rural land for poorer groups. It focuses on Africa, Latin America and Asia, while also referring to experience from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2006
    Niger

    This paper is a summary of a regional case study on gender, land and decentralisation. The main study has two parts: three portraits of women showing different examples of access to natural resources and local leadership; and a general report based on the portraits and on interviews carried out in seven study sites in Maradi and Zinder regions in Niger.

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