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    Land

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2021
    China

    Recent policies in China have encouraged rural-urban circular migration and an “amphibious” and flexible status of settlement, reacting against the recent risks of economic fluctuation in cities. Rural land, as a form of insurance and welfare, can handle random hazards, and the new Land Management Law guarantees that rural migrants who settle in the city can maintain their rights to farmland, homesteads, and a collective income distribution.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2023
    Global

    Eight facts about community land and biodiversity conservation. This short report synthesizes the scientific evidence affirming the importance of Indigenous Peoples and local communities - and the security of their rights and tenure - in protecting ecosystems and biodiversity. 

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2023
    Asia

    Land tenure rights influence the way that land and natural resources are used and can impact directly on the environment and climate change.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2023
    Asia

    Land tenure is a particularly important issue in Asia, a region most prone to natural disasters and the impacts of climate change, and home to the world’s poorest who depend on land for their life and livelihoods.However, public understanding of the links between climate change, disasters, and land tenure is still very limited, even among development organizations.This issue brief is edited from the publication, “No Time to Waste: Climate action through secure land rights and sustainable land use,” that seeks to train the spotlight on specific issues of land tenure, land use and climate cha

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Global

    This book is a cross-cultural endeavour to promote global strategies for enhancing security of tenure in the Muslim world. It addresses the gap in both the human rights and Islamic literature on land and property issues.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2019
    Central African Republic

    The laws in the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic provide limited protection to indigenous peoples and local communities regarding access to land and forest resources. Often, logging concessions overlap their territories, restricting access to lands and resources. However, the development of community forests is gaining momentum in the region. These can help secure customary tenure, sustainably manage resources and improve livelihoods for indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs).

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    Arab women land rights
    Reports & Research
    February, 2023
    Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates

    There is a correlation between socio-economic development, human rights and the empowerment of men and women to participate at all levels of decision making. Secure land rights are an important precondition for the achievement of these goals, including and the realisation of a broad spectrum of human rights: adequate housing, equality, food, health, work and education.

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    Formalizing tenure of Indigenous lands
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2022
    Brazil

    Across the globe, the legal land rights and tenure of many Indigenous peoples are yet to be recognized. A growing body of research demonstrates that tenure of Indigenous lands improves livelihoods and protects forests in addition to inherently recognizing human rights. However, the effect of tenure on environmental outcomes has scarcely been tested in regions with high development pressure, such as those with persisting forest–agriculture conflicts.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    Global

    This report uses unique household survey data from 24,870 respondents in 33 countries in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia to investigate correlations between demographic, economic and spatial characteristics and perceived tenure insecurity.

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    Practices and challenges of land tenure security around Lake Fitri

    Chapter 13:Pratiques et enjeux de la sécurisation foncière autour du lac Fitri.

    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2019
    Chad

    Au cœur du Sahel tchadien à 12° 50’ N et 17° 30’ E, le lac Fitri est considéré comme « le lac Tchad en miniature » (Gillet, 1962 ; Caterina et Marzio, 2005). Très variable, cet hydrosystème endoréique est principalement alimenté par le bahr1 Batha, un tributaire temporaire qui prend sa source à l’est dans le massif du Ouaddaï à plus de 600 km.

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