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     Land Registration of Titles at Stake: West and East Malaysia compared

    West and East Malaysia compared

    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2017
    Malaysia

    Registration of land title evidences an indefeasible ownership. However, many people have become victims of fraud. Due to the increase in fraud and the weaknesses of the registration system in the country, this study aims to provide solution to the problem. The paper highlights the controversy surrounding indefeasibility and the concept of federalism in the land administration systems in Malaysia. The electronic land systems and fraud prevention measures in the country are also analysed. While other jurisdictions have title assurance fund, it is not available in Malaysia.

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    "THE FOREST IS OUR HEARTBEAT": THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE INDIGENOUS LAND IN MALAYSIA

    THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE INDIGENOUS LAND IN MALAYSIA

    Reports & Research
    November, 2018
    Malaysia

    Defenders of Indigenous land in Malaysia are targeted, singled out and face opposition from state authorities and private individuals when they speak up. These abuses have further disenfranchised Indigenous communities in Malaysia, marginalising them socially and harming them economically. The report examines the struggles human rights defenders of Indigenous peoples have endured as they have sought to claim their right to Indigenous lands, and the steps that should be taken by the government to ensure that they are given the protection they deserve.

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    A Critical Review of Indonesia’s Agrarian Reform Policy
    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2017
    Indonesia

    Inequality in the agrarian structure in Indonesia remains a serious problem. Agrarian reform efforts have been the spirit of Indonesia since the enactment of the Basic Regulations on Agrarian Principles Act (UUPA). However, agrarian reform policies are still far from perfect. Since the reformation, the issue of agrarian reform, also known as land reform, regained its discourse space.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    Argentina

    Tradicionalmente en la Argentina, la ecología forestal y la silvicultura han marchado en general por caminos separados. La información ecológica apropiada puede ser aprovechada para un mejor manejo del bosque. La especie nativa Nothofagus pumilio (n.v. lenga) y los bosques que forma en la Tierra del Fuego poseen características biológicas y ecológicas favorables y desfavorables para la producción de madera que pueden diferir si son otros los objetivos del manejo.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2012
    Argentina

    El presente trabajo parte afirmando que el acceso al agua potable, por si mismo, es indispensable para vivir dignamente; pero además que es necesario garantizar un acceso sostenible a los recursos hídricos para asegurar el derecho a una alimentación adecuada, por cuanto esta depende, en gran medida, de la sustentabilidad de la producción pesquera y agrícola.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2011
    Colombia

    Este artículo presenta una reflexión sobre las causas de la concentración de la tierra en Colombia, y la importancia de la reforma agraria en su contribución al desarrollo en el contexto del actual Plan de Desarrollo “Prosperidad para Todos”. El argumento central es que la tenencia de la tierra por motivos especulativos presenta una alta preferencia del público que destina sus recursos a esta, antes que a la adquisición de activos productivos, sacrificando así el desarrollo y el bienestar de la sociedad.

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    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    Peru

    Una de las principales demandas de los pueblos indígenas es el reconocimiento y seguridad jurídica de sus territorios. En Perú se realiza a través del otorgamiento de títulos a comunidades nativas, política que se viene dando desde la década de los setenta, pero que a la fecha no ha culminado, existiendo todavía una demanda considerable de comunidades nativas por titular.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    Argentina

    El trabajo analiza la situación de conflicto que se presenta en las tierras secas de Mendoza, entre productores caprinos y programas de lucha contra la desertificación, a propósito de las prácticas productivas y el uso de los recursos naturales.Se aborda un caso de estudio situado en el extremo noreste de la provincia de Mendoza, polo hiperárido de la región, gravemente afectado por procesos de desertificación, con una extensión de 10.007km2 y poblado por 3015 habitantes, donde dominan las pequeñas explotaciones caprinas.

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    Mining Sector

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2011

    This report is intended to provide guidance on best practices in mining licensing, based on examples from low, middle and high income countries in Africa, Asia, North America, and South America. It is not a 'how-to guide' or a licensing implementation toolkit, but rather identifies certain common features of successful mining licensing regimes worldwide that other national or sub-national jurisdictions might usefully incorporate in new mining laws and regulations or revisions or existing ones.

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    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012

    This policy note has two goals. First, to assess whether inclusive business models face specific regulatory hurdles. Second, to recommend policies that creates a business environment conducive to inclusive business. Little research has been conducted on the first goal. This note analyzes survey answers from companies that applied to the G20 Challenge. These companies were asked to rank regulatory obstacles and explain whether these obstacles created significant hurdles to their ability to serve the base of the pyramid.

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