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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2016
    Germany

    Recent studies have focused on the 'silent' agricultural revolution that occurred in rural West German society during the postwar period. The purpose of this paper is to provide a new framework by reviewing these recent studies in three research fields: (1) German rural social history, (2) the history of German agricultural policy, and (3) the ecological aspects of the land consolidation program ('Flurbereinigung').

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2015
    Myanmar

    Villagers in Karen areas of southeast Myanmar continue to face widespread land confiscation at the hands of a multiplicity of actors. Much of this can be attributed to the rapid expansion of domestic and international commercial interest and investment in southeast Myanmar since the January 2012 preliminary ceasefire between the Karen National Union (KNU) and the Myanmar government. KHRG first documented this in a 2013 report entitled ‘Losing Ground’, which documented cases of land confiscation between January 2011 and November 2012.

  3. Library Resource

    Stories from the ground gathered from Ekta Parishad activists

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Asia

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Southern Africa, Middle Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Africa, Asia
  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus

    The article considers the role and importance of the borderline position of the Belarusian-Lithuanian region, which influences the transformation processes of territorial structures. Particular attention is paid to the areas of coordinated activities on the formation and functioning of transboundary protected natural areas, as well as spatial planning activities for the sustainable use of their constituent natural complexes. The resulted results of researches are received within the limits of realization in 2014-2015.

  6. Library Resource
    July, 2014
    Eswatini

    This history illustrates a number of
    themes encountered in Swaziland that faces developing
    countries and their external partners in Africa and beyond.
    Firstly, the history relates the experience of a small and
    comparatively insular country in addressing complex
    challenges deriving from rapid urbanization and, as a
    result, the growing need to adapt governance systems and
    structures. A second key issue is the challenge that small

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2015

    In urban areas, infrastructure projects to improve the living environment, such as construction of roads and parks, have been carried out by modifying and abolishing agricultural land. The majority of these projects are land readjustment projects, under which agricultural land is appropriated and replaced with reduced substitute land. The author took up the case of a land readjustment project and the cultivation of pears in Enokido, Yanokuchi, Inagi in order to investigate the effect of such projects, which aim to secure land for public use, on urban agriculture.

  8. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    Egypt

    This document builds upon several recent
    studies and reports carried out in the 2006-2007 period. The
    first note, entitled analysis of housing supply mechanisms
    (World Bank), analyzes the situation of housing supply in
    urban areas in Egypt, including the study of existing formal
    and informal mechanisms for the delivery of urban housing,
    the institutions responsible for supply and regulation, the
    characteristics of the formal and informal stock, and the

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1976
    Kenya, Brazil, Italy

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