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    Case study, Mekong Region Land Governance

    Reports & Research
    November, 2020
    China, Myanmar

    In the last decade, Myanmar’s Kachin State has seen a boom in tissue-culture banana plantations driven by cross-border Chinese investors. This Case Study compiles field research and publicly available knowledge about the scale of the production and its economic, social and environmental consequences. The study provides a detailed snapshot of the investment model and key actors in Kachin State, the methods of land access, landscape outcomes, and experiences of plantation workers.

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    CONCLUSIONS DE RECHERCHE DE L’INITIATIVE SUR LES INÉGALITÉS FONCIÈRES

    Reports & Research
    November, 2020
    Global

    Les inégalités foncières sont en pleine croissance dans la plupart des pays. Pire encore, les nouvelles mesures et analyses publiées dans le présent rapport de synthèse montrent qu’elles sont sensiblement plus élevées qu’annoncé précédemment. Cette tendance représente une menace directe pour les moyens de subsistance d’environ 2,5 milliards de personnes travaillant dans l’agriculture de petite échelle partout dans le monde.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2020
    Global

    La terre a toujours été un bien très contesté. Le contrôle des terres et des ressources liées reflète les relations de pouvoir d’une région, d’un pays et constitue un indicateur des injustices sociales existantes. En même temps, ces ressources sont centrales dans la question des droits, des moyens d’existence et de l’identité de petits producteurs alimentaires. Depuis le début, elles ont été au cœur du mouvement pour la souveraineté alimentaire. Ce numéro de la Nyéléni Newsletter est la seconde édition de cette année consacrée au thème de la terre.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2015
    Timor-Leste

    In Timor-Leste, customary institutions contribute to sustainable and equitable rural development and the establishment of improved access to and management of land, water and other natural resources. Drawing on multi-sited empirical research, we argue that the recognition and valorization of custom and common property management is a prerequisite for sustainable and equitable land tenure reform in Timor-Leste.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    Cameroon

    Backroom Bullying: The Role of the United States Government in the Herakles Farms’ Land Grab in Cameroon, shows how bullying by US government officials may have played a critical role in the granting of nearly 20,000 ha by the Cameroonian government to the US-based firm Herakles Farms in 2013, instead of the cancellation of clearly flawed project.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Papua New Guinea

    In 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) commissioned a gender assessment of the agriculture and rural sector in Papua New Guinea. The assessment was carried out in consultation with the Women in Agriculture Development Unit (WiADU) of the National Department of Agriculture and Livestock (NDAL), in line with FAO- Papua New Guinea’s continued commitment to support the Government of Papua New Guinea.

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    LAND USE PATTERN OF PRIVATE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF BRUNEIʼS COMPACT STRATEGY
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2017
    Brunei Darussalam

    This study looks into the implementation of Brunei’s Master Plan proposal for compact strategy of developments within the designated Urban Footprint zone. Although the Master Plan lacks regulatory support, this study found that private housing developments have been mainly concentrated within the Urban Footprint zone and a more compact urban form through infill and higher density developments is being realized. This may be due to government administrative processes, housing trend and market demand.

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    SITUACIÓN DE LAS MUJERES CAMPESINAS EN BOLIVIA

    Reports & Research
    July, 2020
    Bolivia

    Informe de Bolivia que hace parte de Serie de informes sobre la situación de las mujeres rurales en los distintos países de la región: datos oficiales, información sobre políticas e institucionalidad, acciones adelantadas por las organizaciones y grupos de mujeres para proteger sus derechos en el mundo rural y recomendaciones a gobiernos, medios de comunicación y sociedad civil.

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    Reports & Research
    June, 2020
    Cambodia

    Eviction and relocation are longstanding issues that have had severe consequences for poor communities in Phnom Penh. The right to housing is a fundamental human right, and one that is often ignored throughout the eviction and relocation process. Since the 1980s, Phnom Penh has witnessed the eviction and relocation of more than 50 communities, around 9,832 families, more than 40,000 people, most of whom suffered and continue to suffer as a result of the process.

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    Zoning Regulation as Land Use Control Instrument

    Lesson Learned from United States of America and Singapore

    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2010
    United States of America, Indonesia, Singapore

    One of local government authorities is the implementation of land use planning. Due to implementation land use planning, controlling is needed as effort for the implementation is appropriate with the planning. According to Spatial Planning Act No.26/2007, land use control instruments are zoning regulation, permit, incentive and disincentive, and sanction. In Indonesia, zoning regulation is new instrument and only a few of city that have made and uses zoning regulation as land use control instrument.

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