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  1. Library Resource
    Governing Landscapes for Ecosystem Services: A Participatory Land- Use Scenario Development in the N
    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2020
    Vietnam

    Land-use planning is an important policy instrument for governing landscapes to achieve multifunctionality in rural areas. This paper presents a case study conducted in Na Nhan commune in the northwest montane region of Vietnam to assess land-use strategies toward multiple ecosystem services, through integrated land-use planning.

  2. Library Resource
    Restoration of Land Rights of People Affected by Land Appropriations and Tenure Insecurity

    A case study based on five selected locations in Sri Lanka where the land rights of people have been violated due to land grabbing or tenure insecurity

    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    This study is prepared using the data analysis of a field study conducted in January 2017 in the Districts of Monaragala, Ampara, Trincomalee, Mullaitivu and Jaffna in Sri Lanka focusing on the land rights violations that took place in the recent past due to the appropriation of land from the ordinary citizens by the security forces and individuals backed by powerful people and, the tenure security problems faced by the landless rural communities in Monaragala and Ampara districts and the sugar cane farmers living in the settlements of Pelwatta Sugar Company, which is now owned by the gover

  3. Library Resource
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    Reports & Research
    June, 2015
    Philippines

    The Philippines is basically an agricultural country with about 30 per cent of the total land area of the country cultivated by almost 5 million farmers. However farm area devoted to agriculture has been decreasing due to land conversion. The basic problem is that Filipino farmers do not have the ability to buy their own lands. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program was implemented to address this problem of landlessness thru redistribution of land.

  4. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    China

    Digital transformation in agricultural practices may lead to a "digital divide" between small and large farms, owing to the characteristics and availability of digital technology. This paper sought to use a case study in Chongzhou County, Sichuan Province in China, to analyze how smallholder farmers in developing countries access such digital agriculture and share the benefits of digital agricultural transformation. Small farmers may own a larger scale farm through forming cooperatives; they are also indirectly involved in digital agriculture through agriculture outsourcing.

  5. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    China, Russia, United States of America

    The development of green agriculture is an effective way to realize the sustainable development of agriculture, which is of great significance for guaranteeing national food security, improving the supply ability of agricultural products, promoting the healthy development of cultivated land, and realizing green development.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Africa

    The article examines the European share in large-scale land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa. The paper aims to identify correlation between biofuels policy and large-scale land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa and the consequences of this phenomenon. It first identifies the backgrounds that caused the increased interest in biofuel production and, consequently, African land acquisition in recent years. Then, it examines growth in the number of land transactions that take place on the continent. Finally, the paper investigates the share of European capital in land transactions.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2017
    Indonesia

    The need for bananas in Bali far exceeds the production. To obtain optimal production according to their genetic potential, the development of banana cultivation should be preceded by a land suitability evaluation study.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Australia, Norway

    Agriculture, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Policy, Farm Firms and Farm households, Land ownership and Tenure, Retirement, Agribusiness, Agricultural and Food Policy, Agricultural Finance, Consumer/Household Economics, Land Economics/Use, Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies, N25, Q12, Q14, Q15, Q18, J26,

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2013
    Global

    agricultural productivity, total factor productivity (TFP), land productivity, labor productivity, International Development, International Relations/Trade, Production Economics, Productivity Analysis,

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