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  1. Library Resource
    A Snapshot of Inequality cover image

    What the latest agricultural census reveals about land distribution in Colombia

    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Colombia

    This report first reviews how inequality in land distribution has reached extreme levels in Colombia. Then  it  analyzes  the  problem  of concentration of land from different perspectives and indicators based on the agricultural census data from 2016, focusing on the major differences between the extremes.


  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2017

    Durban is located within a global biodiversity hotspot, and still contains a wealth of biodiversity. Some of this is protected in nature reserves, but much of it is in private hands or in communal lands on the city’s periphery. City managers are divided over the level of attention that should be given to preserving these remaining natural areas.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2017
    Central America, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua

    A growing body of evidence suggests that criminal activities associated with drug trafficking networks are a progressively important driver of forest loss in Central America. However, the scale at which drug trafficking represents a driver of forest loss is not presently known. We estimated the degree to which narcotics trafficking may contribute to forest loss using an unsupervised spatial clustering of 15 spatial and temporal forest loss patch metrics developed from global forest change data.

  4. Library Resource

    Volume 6 Issue 4

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2017
    Cyprus, Jordan, Lebanon, Greece

    This study aims at demonstrating and critically assessing high-level landscape stakeholders’ perceptions and understandings of landscape-related issues, threats and problems, in the Eastern Mediterranean, through a purposive comparative research survey of four case studies: Cyprus, Greece, Jordan and Lebanon.

  5. Library Resource
    A Study on Promoting Land Readjustment in Support of Compact Strategy for Efficient Urban Development in South East Asia - Case Study of Brunei
    Reports & Research
    September, 2017
    Brunei Darussalam, Thailand

    Countries in South-East Asia are experiencing rapid urbanisation and Land Readjustment is one of the potential methods of land development that could help solve some of the urban problems such as urban sprawl and inadequate infrastructure. While Land Readjustment is beneficial, it is often very complex particularly for developing countries to undertake due to the weak institutional system and also lack of technology.

  6. Library Resource
    A Study Report on Analysis of Key Land Laws in Sri Lanka

    A special reference to Women and Community Land Rights

    Reports & Research
    October, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    Land is an imperative and crucial factor in the social, cultural and economic identity of the people in Sri Lanka due to the importance it has been given throughout our history. Moreover, the rights and interests over land are unequivocally and legally secured without any discrimination on the basis of gender, caste, religious or ethnic lines for its peaceful enjoyment and for the economic development of the people and the country.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Japan

    This study aims to understand the effective management of abandoned properties such as forest, farmlands, houses in depopulated areas in Japan. Specifically, this study focuses on 'absentee landlords' who own their property away from their current residence. Descriptive analyses of the Internet survey on absentee landlords who own properties in depopulated areas in Japan shows that the absentee landlords who cannot manage their forests properly also cannot manage paddy fields and houses properly.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    October, 2017
    Australia

    This Regulation, consisting of and one Schedule, establishes the requirements to be met for aboriginal land heritage.

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