Debates around Common Property Resources and Intellectual Property Rights fail to consider traditional and indigenous rights regimes that regulate plant resource exploitation, establish bundles of powers and obligations for heterogeneous groups of users, and create differential entitlements to benefits that are related to social structures. Such rights regimes are important to maintaining biodiversity and to human welfare; failing to recognize them presents dangers.
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Library ResourceJanuary, 2005Uganda, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2004Ghana
"This study attempts to analyze changing patterns of land transfers and schooling investments by gender over three generations in customary land areas of Ghana's Western Region. Although traditional matrilineal inheritance rules deny landownership rights to women, women have increasingly acquired land through gifts and other means, thereby reducing the gender gap in landownership. The gender gap in schooling has also declined significantly, though it persists.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2011
Quer sejam vistos como “desapropriação de terras” ou como investimentos agrícolas para o desenvolvimento, os negócios de terras em grande escala efectuados por investidores em países em desenvolvimento estão a gerar uma atenção considerável. No entanto, investidores, decisores, autoridades e outras principais partes interessadas têm prestado pouca atenção a uma dimensão destes negócios que é essencial para realmente compreender os seus impactos: o género.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2015South-Eastern Asia
Since 2009, the Government of Switzerland and RECOFTC have partnered with ASEAN through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)’s support to the ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) and the ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC). This is a brochure describing the RECOFTC activities under the ASFCC Phase II (2014-2016).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2018Paraguay
La lucha de la “Comisión Vecinal Sin Tierra comenzó en 1995 solicitando las tierras que anteriormente formaban parte de un aserradero y que fueron donadas al Ministerio de Defensa. La Comisión Vecinal planteó una propuesta de Ley de desafectación de las tierras que debido se promulgó recién en marzo de 1999. En 2000 la comisión ocupó sus tierras por la lentitud de la distribución a los campesinos
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2011Asia, Global
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsOctober, 2010Bangladesh
Last 25-26 October 2010, the Association for Land Reform and Rural Development (ALRD), the Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC) and the International Land Coalition (ILC) jointly organised this Regional Workshop on Women and Land Rights, as a response to the urgent need to cast the spotlight on women and their access to and ownership of land. The objectives of the workshop were identifying strategic areas and developing a road map for 2011-2012, to strengthen ILC Asia’s work on women’s land rights.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010Yemen
The lack of updated information about food security is of concern to many countries, especially during and after economic crises, natural disasters, and conflicts. In this paper we present an analytical framework for assessing the effects of such crises on food security. This methodology can compensate for the lack of recent data in the aftermath of various crisis situations and thus provide important information to policymakers. We apply this methodology to Yemen, a country where the recent food price crisis and global economic recession have been especially damaging.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Middle Africa, Cameroon
Assessment of the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of benefit-sharing schemes under large-scale agriculture: lessons from land fees in Cameroon
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2021Africa, Global
The Global Land Indicators Initiative (GLII) platform was established in 2012 through the joint effort of United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the World Bank and Millennium Challenge Corporation with the aim of making global-scale monitoring of land governance a reality by 2021.
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