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  1. Library Resource
    High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change
    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2013
    Global

    Quantification of global forest change has been lacking despite the recognized importance of forest ecosystem services. In this study, Earth observation satellite data were used to map global forest loss (2.3 million square kilometers) and gain (0.8 million square kilometers) from 2000 to 2012 at a spatial resolution of 30 meters. The tropics were the only climate domain to exhibit a trend, with forest loss increasing by 2101 square kilometers per year.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2019
    Africa

    The Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa have been prepared by the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC) and capture the highlights of the Conference.

     

  3. Library Resource
    Land is Life, Land is Power”: Landlessness, Exclusion, and Deprivation in Nepal
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2011
    Nepal

    This Report presents the findings of this research effort. A comprehensive consideration of the many aspects of land ownership in Nepal, including the related issues of agricultural development, the impact of nonstate actors in newly-formed special economic zones, and the claims of landlords returning to land seized during the Maoist conflict is beyond the scope of this project. The Report and study focused on documenting the impact that inadequate access to land has on the human rights of landless people, including rights to housing, food, water, work, and access to justice.

  4. Library Resource
    Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Nepal

    The 2016 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is the fifth survey of its kind to be implemented in the country as part of the worldwide Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. It was implemented by New ERA under the aegis of the Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Government of Nepal with the objective of providing reliable, accurate, and up-to-date data for the country.

  5. Library Resource
    Status of Land Tenure Security in Nepal
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2016
    Nepal

    Land is a fundamental natural resource for living, an economic asset for production, legal entity with multiple rights over it and above all, a societal factor for self-actualization. So, ownership of land has multi-faceted understanding around the world. For the developing country like Nepal having diverse societal arrangements, land tenure system plays important role in economic, social and political structure.

  6. Library Resource
    Negotiating Access to Land in Nepal
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2013
    Nepal

    In a rural agrarian economy like that of Nepal, land has traditionally been a primary source of livelihood and security, as well as a symbol of status. Thousands of poor farmers are completely dependent on land for their livelihoods, yet not all of them have access to or control over this fundamental resource. Negotiation for access to land has been a lengthy and complicated process. It remains so in the changed political context of Nepal, where increasing numbers of emerging actors need to be considered, often with conflicting claims and counterclaims.

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    Nepal Development Update : Harnessing Export Potential for a Green, Inclusive, and Resilient Recover
    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Nepal

    The Nepal Development Update is produced annually with two main aims: to report on key economic developments over the preceding months, placing them in a longer term and global perspective; and to examine (in the Special Focus section) topics of particular policy significance. The Update is intended for a wide audience including policymakers, business leaders, the community of analysts and professionals engaged in economic debates, and the general public.

  8. Library Resource
    Lessons Learned from Post-Earthquake Policy in Nepal

    Guidance for Further Housing, Land and Property Disaster and Reconstruction Law and Policy Reform

    Reports & Research
    April, 2019
    Nepal

    Displacement Solutions was approached and commissioned by DFID to carry out research on the housing, land and property rights issues arising from the reconstruction process, with an emphasis on the planned relocation aspects thereof. Displacement Solutions undertook a three-person mission to Nepal in November 2018 during which time extensive interviews were carried out, field visits made, and film footage taken for the production of a short documentary film which has since been completed.

  9. Library Resource
    Nepal: Land for Landless Peasants

    Comments and Recommendations on Amendment to the Lands Act 1964

    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Nepal

    ABSTRACTED FROM OVERVIEW:

    The Lands Act 1964 was the first comprehensive piece of legislation which came into existence to pave the way for land reform. Key objectives of the Act were a) enhancing the standard of living of people dependent on land including through ensuring “equitable distribution of agricultural land”; and b) securing rapid economic development and wellbeing of the general population through attaining optimum agricultural growth.

  10. Library Resource
    Learnings, Experiences and Gender Sensitive Programs on Strengthening Women’s Land Rights and Gender
    Reports & Research
    March, 2018
    Nepal

    This report contains experiences and learning achieved by participants of "Governing Land for Men and Women" a three-month learning programme jointly launced by Oxfam in Nepal and UN FAO. 

    You will find in this report opinion of the programme participants on recognising and securing land rights of women, poor and vulnerable groups in Nepal.

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