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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2020
    Nigeria

    Green Infrastructure GI facilities have the capacity to enhance health and mitigate Environmental Sustainability Challenges ESC However the extent of the mitigation and health benefits is unclear in developing countries This study examined the impact of GI on ESC and Perceived Health PH of urban residents in Lagos Metropolis Nigeria Multistage sampling technique was used to select 1858 residents of Lagos Metropolis who completed semistructured questionnaires Descriptive statistics and chisquare test were used to explore data distributions and assess the association of the availability of GI

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Egypt

    Transportation has always been the backbone of development Transitoriented development TOD has been theorized piloted and expanded increasingly in the past few decades In this regard this paper investigates the relationship between urban development the transportation process and the required implementation guidelines within fasturbanizing cities such as Cairo After reviewing different related sustainable development theories the study investigates pioneering case studies that have applied TOD and provided adequate implementation frameworks The authors then extract and compare a set of requ

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022

    The empirical investigation of which risk factorpolitical or financialis the optimal driver of country risk in emerging economies in the twentyfirst century has grown into a significant and volatile issue in recent decades This paper investigates the linkages between political risk and financial risk in four Balkan economies ie Greece Albania Bulgaria and Romania from 1984 Q3 to 2018 Q4 using nonlinear autoregressive distributed lag cointegration NARDL and wavelet coherence approaches As a result findings from the links between political risk and financial risk are being used to provide sig

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    Global

    During the different period of architectural design designers attempt to achieve a high level of life quality for all users Architecture and urban planner want to provide a style of design which not only achieves different function for different users with respect to their ethnicity ability age sex capability position and lifestyle but also improve the friendly environment throughout responsive legislation based on longterm planning Although the styles are considered some indicators it is ignored the other important characteristics Therefore the existing styles never achieve the standard le

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Brazil

    The following research is based on the affirmation that urban sustainability in developing regions such as Latin America is an impossible goal to be totally achieved due to the circumstances of poverty informality slums corruption violence among others that exist there Therefore urban sustainability in the cities of this region has to be reached through survival efforts that seek to balance the existing inequalities urban justice So the first step to take is to detect and measure those inequalities in order to be able to take actions to eradicate or decrease them The research presents five

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    Morocco

    Cet article situe les débats actuels autour de l’accès genré aux terres collectives au Maroc par rapport à une discussion plus large sur l’héritage colonial et la fabrique du droit coutumier. La construction coloniale de la ‘collectivité ethnique’ et l’institutionnalisation du ‘droit coutumier’ ont préservé la coutume comme catégorie juridique mais elles ont rigidifié son application en l’inscrivant dans le cadre plus général du droit positif.

  7. Library Resource
    Women in agriculture: Four myths
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2018
    Global
  8. Library Resource
    Gender equality publication cover from ADB
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Asia

    This publication analyzes gender inequalities that constrain women’s roles in agriculture and food production, and in the long run undermine achievement of food and nutrition security in the Asia and Pacific region. It recommends priority interventions that would enhance food and nutrition security in the region by ending gender discrimination and empowering women. It argues for policy reforms to advance gender equality and strengthen country-owned food security strategies.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2023
    Global

    This policy brief highlights the critical role of gender-responsive approaches to land tenure that empower women and accelerate the implementation of land restoration commitments that build community resilience. It examines how greater tenure security for women and girls can lead to a more equitable and sustainable land management. The brief builds upon the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) 2018–2030 Strategic Framework and its Gender Action Plan adopted in 2017.

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