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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2017
    Global

    This paper provides guidance on how to conduct collaborative and participatory risk assessments, paying attention to the human rights of project-affected people. It was written for stakeholders who seek more effective strategies for investigating the human rights impacts of business projects or operations, and who wish to make their human rights impact assessments more inclusive and responsive, or who seek to encourage greater buy-in from other stakeholders.

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    A Community-Based Practitioner’s Guide: Documenting Citizenship and Other Forms of Legal Identity
    Manuals & Guidelines
    June, 2018
    Global

    This guide provides step-by-step instructions on establishing and operating a paralegal or other community-based program to help people obtain legal identity documents. It is primarily for people designing and managing community-based paralegal projects to help clients access documentary proof of citizenship and other forms of proof of legal identity, such as birth certificates.

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    Land Use Policy Volume 57

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2016
    Italy, Panama

    Case studies of social-ecological landscapes that consider local, spatially explicit land cover changes are necessary for the development of generalised knowledge on deforestation. This study focussed on two indigenous territories of eastern Panama that share the same settlement history, size and location but are perceived by local dwellers to differ in terms of land cover.

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    Reports & Research
    October, 2013
    Mozambique

    O objectivo deste estudo e desta missão é contribuir para a compreensão e ajudar no desenvolvimento de um consenso sobre as oportunidades e desafios colocados à competitividade e ao crescimento económico de Moçambique, como resultado da actual grande expansão de exploração de recursos naturais. A missão identificou a competitividade, os desafios e os problemas de crescimento, e preparou esboços de trabalho para futuras pesquisas sobre a competitividade e o crescimento em Moçambique, no contexto da potencial “Doença Holandesa”.

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    Volume 9 Issue 4

    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2020
    Mexico

    Various sectors of stakeholders (urban, agricultural, policymakers, etc.) are frequently engaged in participatory research projects aimed at improving water resources’ sustainability. However, a process for comprehensive and integrative identification, classification, and engagement of all types of water stakeholders for a region or river basin, especially in a transboundary context, is missing for water resources research projects.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2018
    Brazil

    A comunidade Uruçu está situada na zona rural do município de Mairi, Bahia-Brasil, próximo ao Rio Jacuípe, clima semiárido, subtropical e ameno. A precipitação pluviométrica média anual varia entre 600 a 800 milímetros, coordenadas geográfica -11.642196 -40.263096.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    The land question in Kenya has never been solved. Land is a pertinent source of livelihood, the problem has persisted and in a number of years caused chaos as people grow impatient. Over time, there have been complaints from various communities and recently, the past governments have sought to listen to the ailing communities. The National Land Policy and the National Land Commission characterize efforts to remedy the continued situation bedeviling the African communities.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2003
    Kenya

    As the Government of Kenya treads the path to economic recovery, every Kenyan should be at home with the fact that many forms of economic development activities damage the natural resources upon which the economies are based. Nationally and internationally, a major environmental and development challenge is how to maintain the equilibrium between population, ecosystems and development.

  9. Library Resource
    Terra Brasilis
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2022
    Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Portugal

    A presente nota de pesquisa sugere que se atente ao enquadramento epistémico e institucional da ocorrência da geografia humana nas antigas colónias portuguesas, em particular da Missão de Geografia da Guiné, dirigida por Orlando Ribeiro e considerada o momento inaugural desta linhagem, como ponto de partida para procurar agregar os relatos cindidos acerca da afirmação desse saber, por um lado, e sobre o seu contexto de emergência, por outro; para integrar as narrativas paralelas que se ocupam da geografia metropolitana e da geografia colonial; e para fazer convergir a história da geografia

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