Outmigration has become a key livelihood strategy for an increasing number of rural households, which in turn has a profound effect on land management. Studies to date have mainly focused on migrant households, and there is limited literature on the differences in land management practices of migrant and nonmigrant households. This article drew on a current study to explore how outmigration affects land management practices in the context of rapidly changing rural communities and economics in the middle hills of Nepal.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJanuary, 2019Nepal
News4 January 2020Colombia
Cerca de 500 personas tuvieron que huir hacia el casco urbano del municipio, debido a enfrentamientos entre grupos delincuenciales al servicio de narcos.
Las víctimas tenían sus hogares en la vereda Brisas de Amburgo, donde los violentos sembraron temor y amenazas.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2019Ethiopia, Peru, Laos, Global
This brochure presents recent digital innovations that enable a more effective, efficient and transparentin land management. It refers to examples in Peru, Ethiopia and Laos.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2019Global
This brochure briefly summarizes the systematic approach of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and provides examples.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2019Ethiopia, Madagascar, Uganda, Benin, Paraguay, Peru, Laos, Global
This brochure provides an overview of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP) implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). It points out the relevance of land rights for reducing hunger and conflicts as well as the potential for achieving environmental, social and economic development.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMay, 2019Africa, Asia, Global
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2019Latin America and the Caribbean
La Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible (Agenda 2030) es global en términos de su alcance y de los compromisos asumidos, que se organizan alrededor de sus 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) estrechamente interconectados entre sí, que la hacen indivisible por naturaleza. “No dejar a nadie atrás” es uno de los principios fundamentales de la Agenda 2030, ya que su cumplimiento exige la participación de todos los sectores y actores de la sociedad, mediante alianzas para movilizar y compartir conocimientos, capacidad
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2019Global
Biochar is one of the most affordable negative emission technologies (NET) at hand for future large-scale deployment of carbon dioxide removal (CDR), which is typically found essential to stabilizing global temperature rise at relatively low levels. Biochar has also attracted attention as a soil amendment capable of improving yield and soil quality and of reducing soil greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In this work, we review the literature on biochar production potential and its effects on climate, food security, ecosystems, and toxicity.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2019Bangladesh, Myanmar
Recent conflict along the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar has amplified a food security crisis and access to the region remains challenging. Moderate-resolution satellite remote sensing offers an approach to complement more traditional food insecurity hot spot assessment across Rakhine, Myanmar; however, conflict creates unique signals that are not agroclimatologically driven and need to be considered. Time series radar and optical data cubes were built and used to assess for deviations across space and time for rice paddy production areas based on established techniques.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2019Nicaragua, Guatemala
Smallholders worldwide continue to experience processes of displacement from their lands under neoliberal political-economic governance. This displacement is often experienced as “slow”, driven by decades of agricultural policies and land governance regimes that favor input-intensive agricultural and natural resource extraction and export projects at the expense of traditional agrarian practices, markets, and producers. Smallholders struggle to remain viable in the face of these forces, yet they often experience hunger.
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