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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Global

    Large-scale land acquisitions, or land grabs, concentrate in developing countries which are also known for their corruption-friendly setting caused by a weak institutional framework. We argue that corrupt elites exploit this given institutional set-up to strike deals with international investors at the expense of the local population. Using panel data for 157 countries from 2000-2011, we provide evidence that these land deals indeed occur more often in countries with higher levels of corruption.

  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    August, 2016
    Asia, Pakistan

    Cadastral mapping in Pakistan is often sketched on paper or cloth and generally falls below cartographic standards, lacking details on coordinate systems, datum and directional information of parcel lines. Survey numbers for parcel identification also lack digital interoperability. Parcel measurements and ownership information are manually recorded in multiple separate registers. The objective of this study is to leverage geospatial technology for automation, auditing and validation of present manual cadastral mapping in Pakistan.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Cambodia

    A major investigation by Global Witness has revealed how Cambodia’s ruling family are pulling the strings on Cambodia’s economy and amassing vast personal fortunes with extreme consequences for the population. The report, Hostile Takeover, sheds light on a huge network of secret deal-making and corruption that has underpinned Hun Sen’s 30-year dictatorial reign of murder, torture and the imprisonment of his political opponents.

  4. Library Resource
    Report cover

    Summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 April 2016

    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2016
    Global

    This is the summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 April 2016.

  5. Library Resource
    Report cover

    Agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 April 2016

    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2016
    Global

    This is the agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 13 April 2016.

  6. Library Resource
    Rodrigo Lins

    crimes e corrupção no SPI e na FUNAI (1964-1969)

    Reports & Research
    August, 2016
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil
    A dissertação “O Estado e a Questão Indígena: crimes e corrupção no SPI e na FUNAI (19641969)” tem foco na atuação do Estado em relação às populações indígenas durante as administrações do SPI e da FUNAI, com ênfase nos governos militares e seus aspectos políticos, econômicos e sociais.
  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Global

    Many information technology initiatives have emerged in recent years with the aim of improving natural resource management. These take a variety of technological forms designed either to directly curb corruption in resource extraction and production, or to enhance information flows, facilitate citizen participation, and hold specific actors accountable. Donors can play a role in connecting the divide between development practitioners, technologists, and researchers by supporting the use of tools in programs and evaluations.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2016
    Global

    Corruption in land administration has significant societal costs, and can have a major effect on the livelihoods of people worldwide. Corruption in this sector can reduce peoples’ access to land, and harm the livelihoods of small-scale producers, agricultural labourers, indigenous communities and landless rural and urban poor. Women, young people and ethnic minorities suffer most by having their access to land hindered by corruption.

  9. Library Resource
    Videos
    December, 2016
    Western Africa, Ghana

    Pakorpa Susangho’ (Widow’s Cry) is an exploration of how corruption impacts on widows in the Upper East region of Ghana. This participatory video was devised and shot by ten widows from Kulbia, on the outskirts of Bolgatanga, using cutting-edge production techniques and equipment (including iPads as powerful video cameras). The filmmakers, whose ages range from 29 to 60, lack any formal education yet learned to operate the equipment with confidence and skill during a series of participatory video workshops packed with fun games and exercises.

  10. Library Resource
    Videos
    March, 2016
    Global

    Whether in the halls of American universities or on the streets of cities around the world, “sextortion,” or the abuse of power in which a sexual bribe is coerced, is a common but underreported phenomenon. The 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference hosted a panel on the troubling phenomenon, an aspect of corruption that is too often overlooked in the anti-corruption movement.

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