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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1997Central America, South America
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2004Mozambique
Este relatório considera um dos aspectos práticos mais importantes da participação local na Lei de Terras e outra legislação sobre recursos naturais: a consulta comunitária, através da qual os estranhos – o Estado, novos investidores, empresas madeireiras, grupos de hotéis – obtêm acesso à terra e recursos locais com a aprovação da população local.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2017Mozambique
Este relatório considera um dos aspectos práticos mais importantes da participação
local na Lei de Terras e outra legislação sobre recursos naturais: a consulta
comunitária, através da qual os estranhos – o Estado, novos investidores, empresas
madeireiras, grupos de hotéis – obtêm acesso à terra e recursos locais com a
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJuly, 2019Global
Employing a linkage between a biophysical and an economic model, this study estimates the economic impact of soil erosion by water on the world economy. The global biophysical model estimates soil erosion rates, which are converted into land productivity losses and subsequently inserted into a global market simulation model. The headline result is that soil erosion by water is estimated to incur a global annual cost of eight billion US dollars to global GDP.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationSeptember, 2018Colombia
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.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesSeptember, 2019Global
Climate- and human-induced land degradation endangers the future survival of our planet. A new focus on achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) seeks to spark and grow transformative efforts to avoid, reduce and reverse land degradation through gender- and socially-equitable means.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2014
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJanuary, 2020Global
According to Italian legislation for a particular type of real property—lands/areas subject to buildability, but not yet currently buildable—there is a problem related to their “qualification”, or whether or not they must be considered buildable for the purposes of their recurrent taxation. These potentially buildable (POBU) areas, that were previously zoned as “agricultural”, have been rezoned as “general urban planning instruments/regulations” (the General Urban Development Plans or variances, which regulate land governance), whose approval path has yet to be concluded.
Library ResourceApril, 2014
Rural transport services are often
inadequate. Passenger and goods transport needs improving to
stimulate rural economies and reduce poverty. Understanding
existing rural transport systems and constraining factors is
a precondition for appropriate policy action. The
Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP)
commissioned a study to develop and test a methodology for
the rapid assessment of rural transport systems. The
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2015Mozambique
As comunidades que vivem a experiência do reassentamento involuntário e de contacto com projectos de mineração de carvão em oito localidades da Província de Tete, abrangendo os distritos de Moatize e de Marara, juntaram-se ao longo de dois dias, na última semana de Julho, para partilharem suas vivências, na perspectiva das suas condições de vida, determinadas pela actividade mineira naquela região do nordeste de Mocambique.
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