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    Proyecto Ecoeficiencia y desarrollo de infraestructura urbana sostenible en Asia y América Latina (ROA/101)

    Reports & Research
    July, 2011
    Colombia, South America, Central America, Asia

    El propósito de este análisis ha sido la revisión actualizada de los conceptos, criterios y prácticas que se aplican en las principales ciudades y territorios del Corredor Caribe colombiano (las ciudades distritos de Santa Marta, Barranquilla y Cartagena, y el departamento del Magdalena en su franja de Corredor), en relación con los procesos ambientales y de ecoeficiencia asociados al desarrollo de infraestructuras de servicios.

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    Proyecto Ecoeficiencia y desarrollo de infraestructura urbana sostenible en Asia y América Latina (ROA/101)

    Reports & Research
    July, 2011
    Chile, Colombia, Mexico, South America, Central America, Asia

    El objetivo del presente documento es hacer una revisión de las prácticas vigentes y de los criterios utilizados para integrar aspectos ambientales y sociales en el proceso de desarrollo de infraestructura en ciudades escogidas de América Latina, específicamente en Chile, Colombia y México, con el objeto de identificar y evaluar las fortalezas y debilidades de las acciones emprendidas.

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    Proyecto Pobreza Urbana: Estrategia Orientada a la Acción para los Gobiernos y las Instituciones Municipales en América Latina y el Caribe ROA/28

    Reports & Research
    December, 2005
    Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, South America, Central America

    Este trabajo forma parte de un estudio realizado en el marco del proyecto Pobreza urbana: estrategia orientada a la acción para los gobiernos e instituciones municipales en América Latina y el Caribe, (1) sobre experiencias emblemáticas que contribuyen a la superación de la precariedad y pobreza urbana. En su conjunto, las experiencias emblemáticas dan cuerpo a los lineamientos principales de una agenda estratégica para la superación de la precariedad y pobreza urbana en América Latina y el Caribe.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2001
    Colombia

    Resumen A juzgar por la abundante expedición de leyes y de normas orientadas a modificar la estructura agraria, desde la década de los treinta, Colombia da la impresión de haber estado persiguiendo la forma más adecuada de corregir las restricciones más apremiantes, relacionadas con la inequitativa e ineficiente distribución de la tierra, que limitan el desarrollo de su agricultura y el progreso económico y social de los habitantes del campo.

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    Land Use Policy Volume 77

    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2018
    Colombia

    Colombia’s Andean-Amazonian foothills are among the most pressing deforestation hotspots in the country. Yet, the relationships and dependencies of underlying deforestation drivers are not well understood. For an adequate territorial reorganization in the post-conflict era that is sensitive to local context, a targeted analysis of the present situation at the local level is required. This study investigates direct and indirect deforestation drivers, relationships among these and potential measures to lower deforestation post-conflict.

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    Land Use Policy Volume 99

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2020
    Colombia, South America, Central America

    Much of the research on urbanization has focused on how rural populations move to cities for work opportunities. This paper takes a different perspective on the relations between rural populations and urbanization. The livelihoods of rural dwellers on the outskirts of the city of Bogotá in Colombia are increasingly affected by the expansion of urban activities and infrastructure. Therefore, urbanization takes place in the areas of residence of the rural populations; these people do not migrate to the city but, rather, the city migrates to them.

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    Volume 9 Issue 12

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2020
    Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, South America, Central America

    The urban planning ideas proposed by Jane Jacobs in the 1960s remain relevant to this day, promoting a perspective on the relationship between urban morphology and the community that takes into consideration the experiences of the people themselves in the planning of cities. With Jacobs’ ideas in mind, this article seeks to explore the urban territory of Santiago, Chile, and to assess the vitality of its neighborhoods with their diversity of morphological, architectural, and spatial characteristics.

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    Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image

    Volume 9 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2020
    Colombia, United States of America, Spain

    In line with the Urban Agenda for the EU, this article highlights the importance of local actions in the conservation of biodiversity, both through specific activities and by increasing the availability of information. As such, the policies and projects related to the conservation of biodiversity have been analyzed here at different levels and, in particular, the initiatives undertaken in the Madrid Region, Spain.

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    Volume 9 Issue 10

    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2020
    Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Philippines

    Urbanization of the countryside affects rural areas, especially in the immediate surroundings of large cities. Normally, this occurs as an unpromoted process, but in Chile, it is driven by the legal framework. This research focuses on rural residential plots (RRPs) around the capital city, Santiago. The analysis seeks to understand the significance and consequences of RRPs during the last four decades and the role of a favorable legal framework in affecting their development.

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    Volume 9 Issue 9

    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2020
    Brazil, Colombia, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, Portugal, United States of America, Venezuela

    Since the middle of the 20th century, irrigation in the southeast of Spain has displayed significant productive growth based on the intensive use of the scarce water resources in the area and the contribution of river flows from the hydrographic basin of the Tagus River to the hydrographic basin of the Segura River. Despite high levels of efficiency in the water use from the new irrigation systems, the water deficit has only intensified in recent years.

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