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  1. Library Resource
    March, 2021

    A policy brief introducing a new book edited by Khwezi Mabasa and Bulelwa Mabasa. The book examines how land and agrarian reform impacts nation building;citizenship and identity formation. It draws attention to the limitations of reducing land to a commodity and how this approach perpetuates social conflict and inequality in land reform policy implementation. The brief argues that it is important to explore the contested meanings of land in society. These varied meanings challenge traditional land reform perspectives.

  2. Library Resource
    September, 2019

    An analysis of the July South African report on land and agriculture which documents the sorry tale of land reform since 1994. Says action on land reform is long overdue. Makes sensible recommendations on expropriation. Suggests a policy shift towards equity as a goal of land reform and a shift towards redistribution. Makes the case for substantial (at least half) allocations to women and a focus on urban/peri-urban land. Adding to redistribution;restitution and land tenure reform;it suggests a fourth pillar – land administration.

  3. Library Resource

    Factors and actors driving the reform agenda

    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2017
    Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia

    This paper examines the roles of the state, international organisations and the public in pastoral land reform in the Central Asian republics and Mongolia. In recent years new legislation has been passed in most of these countries, often driven by environmental concerns. In the development of these laws, international organisations tend to promote common property regimes, whilst governments usually emphasise individual security of tenure, each using environmental arguments taken from quite different bodies of theory.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2007

    This article uses data from household income surveys to look at income structures amongst households in three mountainous regions of Tajikistan: Gorno-Badakhshan, the Rasht Valley and Eastern Khatlon. The structure of incomes demonstrates the dominant role of subsistence agriculture in all three regions although commercial agriculture is important amongst better-off households in Rasht. Relationships between poverty and household characteristics including access to capital, demographic variables and income-generating activities were examined.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2022

    La prise de contrôle de foncier agricole par des acteurs financiers suscite des controverses. Pour clarifier les enjeux associés à ce phénomène, le Centre d’études et de prospective a conduit une réflexion, associant plusieurs experts externes au ministère. Cette note présente les principaux enseignements de ce travail.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2018

    The fate of future generations of Georgians will be decided to start now. A girl born in Georgia today can expect to live for more than 86 years, to 2104. This girl, and her peers, will shape Georgia in the 21st century, but her future will also depend on the path that the country chooses today. What will her life look like when she becomes an adult? What will it take for her to be able to realize her dreams in Georgia, rather than abroad? What job prospects will the country offer?

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018

    The paper provides the analysis of improving the land reform in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The authors examine the main development stages of land ownership relations, during which the work has been performed to transform agricultural enterprises, privatize land and change the land use. The main legal acts, intended to regulate the issues of land ownership and territorial organization and creating conditions for the development of the land market, are shown.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2022
    South America, Brazil

    O objetivo deste artigo será expor a dinâmica da expansão da soja no estado do Mato Grosso a partir da década de 1980 e analisar os impasses que este processo impôs às políticas de reforma agrária na região. Em um contexto de enorme sucesso econômico agroexportador e de relativa retração do debate acerca da reforma agrária no país, o artigo propõe-se resgatar a atualidade da questão agrária e da luta pela terra no coração do “agronegócio”.

  9. Library Resource

    Rendre les systèmes agroalimentaires plus résilients face aux chocs et aux situations de stress

    Journal Articles & Books
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Reports & Research
    November, 2021
    Africa, Americas, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe, Oceania

    La pandémie de covid-19 a fait apparaître au grand jour la vulnérabilité des systèmes agroalimentaires face aux chocs et aux situations de stress et entraîné une augmentation de l’insécurité alimentaire et de la malnutrition au niveau mondial. Des mesures doivent être prises pour rendre les systèmes agroalimentaires plus résilients, plus efficients, plus durables et plus inclusifs. 

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2021
    Western Sahara, Western Africa

    Le foncier est une question à la fois stratégique et centrale dans les processus de développement, et pour cause : la terre avec ses immenses ressources qu’elle englobe, est le premier intrant de la production. A ce titre, elle permet de répondre aux enjeux multiples qui ont pour noms : sécurité alimentaire, emploi agricole surtout pour les jeunes, exportation, etc.

    C’est pourquoi la Commission de l’UEMOA s’est très tôt intéressée au foncier dans tous ses aspects, car étant une des questions au cœur du processus d’intégration communautaire.

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