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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Mozambique
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesFebruary, 2017Mozambique, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Brazil, Macao S.A.R, Timor-Leste, Portugal
O kit pedagógico “Governação comunitária de florestas para crianças” destina-se a todos os compartes, profissionais, investigadores, professores e educadores envolvidos com as florestas comunitárias e que queiram abordar a governação comunitária de recursos naturais e a educação para a cidadania democrática com crianças e jovens. Procurando responder aos desafios atuais da governação comunitária de florestas, apresenta-se um modelo pedagógico que pretende apoiar a criação de Escolas de Verão para as florestas comunitárias.
A practical guideManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
Land corruption affects women and men, but the impact is experienced differently by each gender. Packed with practical advice, this guide, produced by Transparency International, will help organisations understand these differences in order to design advocacy programmes that are both inclusive and effective.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2017Senegal
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Guinea-Bissau
O presente documento apresenta um resumo dos principais resultados do Programa de Apoio aos Atores Não Estatais (UE-PAANE) “Nô Pintcha Pa Dizinvolvimentu” financiado integramente pela União Europeia e implementado na República da Guiné Bissau, entre 2011 e 2016, pelo consórcio do qual faz parte a Organização Não Governamental (ONG) portuguesa Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr (IMVF) e a empresa portuguesa CESO CI Internacional SA (CESO CI).
The urgency of securing community land rights in a turbulent worldReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, China, Indonesia, India
Amid the realities of major political turbulence, there was growing recognition in 2016 that the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities are key to ensuring peace and prosperity, economic development, sound investment, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Despite equivocation by governments, a critical mass of influential investors and companies now recognize the market rationale for respecting community land rights.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Africa, Kenya, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Mali, Senegal
This synthesis of our findings from an investigation of tenure risk in East, West, and Southern Africa, shows that a majority of tenure disputes are caused by the displacement of local peoples, indicating that companies and investors are not doing enough to understand competing claims to the land they acquire or lease. This failure in diligence is particularly noteworthy given that a majority of the disputes analyzed had materially significant impacts: indeed, a higher proportion of projects in Africa are financially impacted by tenure dispute than any other region in the world.
Library ResourceVideosFebruary, 2017Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Looking at several large-scale land deals in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, this extraordinary documentary highlights the nuanced impacts of these investments. Small-scale farmers and producers, national government officials, and African policy-makers unpack the deals, showing that there are winners and losers when providing investors access to large tracts of land in Africa. For example, land deals impact differently on women and youth, and altering land regimes also impacts on access to other natural resources such as water, fish, and local indigenous vegetables.
Library ResourceVideosMarch, 2017Ethiopia
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas - a documentary thriller about land grabbing and the global rush for farmland - the new green gold!
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2017Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Russia
Global demand for timber, agricultural commodities, and extractives is a significant driver of deforestation worldwide. Transparent land-concessions data for these large-scale commercial activities are essential to understand drivers of forest loss, monitor environmental impacts of ongoing activities, and ensure efficient and sustainable allocation of land.
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