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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    February, 2021
    Czech Republic, Poland, United States of America

    The current study documents the importance of research on preserved artifacts which were previously used to take measurements of the Earth, and their importance for cultural heritage. The article reviewed the available source documents presenting the history of the astrogeodetic control point of Sucha Góra-Trockenberg as a monument of the first order triangulation network, preserved in cartographic materials and as the starting point of local geodetic networks, used in mining until 2000 in the so-called Upper Silesian Coal Basin, located in the territory of Poland and the Czech Republic.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Myanmar

    ABSTRACTED FROM SUMMARY: Disputes over land remain one of the central challenges in Myanmar’s evolving reform process. Land confiscations and forced evictions were a major feature of decades of military rule and internal armed conflict. Small farmers bore the brunt as government officials, military commanders, and their cronies seized land for personal and institutional enrichment; authorities promoted development plans without regard for those affected; and the military and ethnic armed groups took advantage of fighting and displacement to grab vast swathes of territory.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Africa

    Contains a brief review of the land issue in DRC; women’s access to land: secondary land rights; the place guaranteed to women in initiatives to reform the land system; conclusions and recommendations. Women’s access to land must be placed within the context of the complex and pluralistic land crisis and bloody conflicts that continue to destabilise that part of the DRC. Essential resources, such as credit, quality seeds, technology, information and access to markets are cruelly lacking.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Africa

    Women for Women International has worked with over 84,000 marginalised women in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo and commissioned research to explore these women’s land rights. The study found that the women could not own land, even through inheritance, while men controlled the sales of the items that their wives farmed.

  5. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2019
    Global

    Te Tiriti o Waitangi, signed between Māori rangatira (chiefs) and the British Crown in 1840 guaranteed to Māori the ‘full, exclusive and undisturbed possession of their lands’. In the decades that followed, Māori were systematically dispossessed of all but a fraction of their land through a variety of mechanisms, including raupatu (confiscation), the individualisation of title, excessive Crown purchasing and the compulsory acquisition of land for public works.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2007
    Namibia, Africa

    Contains introduction, 3 farms – the beginnings of land expropriation in Namibia; the Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act 6 of 1995; the process of land reform in Namibia; the resettlement programme revisited; farm workers and resettlement; conclusions and recommendations. Argues that Namibia has to reconceptualise its agrarian model because the present land reform programme is setting impoverished black farmers up to fail.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2013
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    Large-scale land acquisitions are increasing in pace and scale, in particular across parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Weak governance and poor land use planning mean that commercial ‘land grabs’ often damage biodiversity as well as dispossessing people from customary rights and livelihoods. Land can also be ‘grabbed’ for ‘green’ purposes, triggering conflicts that undermine potential synergies. Expanded state protected areas, land for carbon offset markets and REDD, and for private conservation projects all potentially conflict with community rights.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2019
    Thailand

    การจัดการลุ่มนํ้าที่มีเป้าหมายเพื่อความยั่งยืนโดยมีแนวคิดการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าที่ไม่ได้แยกส่วนทรัพยากรนํ้าออกจากทรัพยากรอื่นในระบบนิเวศลุ่มนํ้า เช่น ความหลากหลายทางชีวภาพ ที่ดิน ป่าไม้ และวิถีชีวิตผู้คนซึ่งเป็นทั้งฐานคิดและเครื่องมือที่มีประสิทธิภาพในการใช้และดูแลลุ่มนํ้าอย่างยั่งยืน เพื่อความเข้าใจเรื่องการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าว่าคืออะไร จัดการอะไร จัดการอย่างไรจึงจะพิสูจน์ได้ว่าเป็นการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าแบบยั่งยืน การเรียนรู้จากรูปธรรมความยั่งยืน ในพื้นที่ลุ่มนํ้าอิง ที่เป็นการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าแบบบูรณาการ โดยชุมชนและความร่วมมือหลากหลายภาคส่วน (Integrated Watershed Resources Management) รูปแบบการจัดการเป็นกา

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