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    Published by Science Press (www.sciencep.com) in Beijing, 2014.

    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Asia

    How to manage China’s farmland for sustainable development has become a crucial issue of concern for both policy-makers and the wider public. Rural land acquisition has been widely recognized as a complex process of managing conflicts among stakeholders, which has been a major constraint to equitable development and good governance.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Global

    During the Donor Roundtable Meeting in Washington on the margins of the annual land conference at the World Bank on 12 April 2013 participants agreed to establish a new

  3. Library Resource

    A critical step to address HIV, Violence and Food Security

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Global

    In many parts of the world, women’s rights to land and property are systematically denied. Women have fewer or less secure rights than men, and discriminatory attitudes and practices undermine them. This leaves many women vulnerable, and almost entirely dependent on the men in their lives for basic economic survival. 

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Global

    Providing shelter is essential in saving lives and decreasing the vulnerability of those displaced by conflict or natural disasters, and as such, should be a strategic priority in any humanitarian intervention. However humanitarian organisations increasingly struggle to provide shelter to those that need it most when the tenure of beneficiaries – that is the conditions under which they occupy land or dwellings – is uncertain or insecure.

  5. Library Resource

    Tierra y derechos

    January, 2014
    South America

    En esta edición N° 9 del boletín 'Tierra y Derechos', encuentra un contraste entre el procedimiento de titulación rural y el de concesión de recursos naturales en los artículos:

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

     

    This paper is part of a broader Chatham House study which assesses illegal logging and the associated trade. The study, which began in 2006, measures the nature and extent of the problem, and the effectiveness of the response by both the government and the private sector in a number of producer, processing and consumer countries.

     

     

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    THE DRAMATIC RISE IN KILLINGS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND LAND DEFENDERS

    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Global

    Urgent action required to challenge impunity of perpetrators, protect citizens and address root causes of environmental crisis

  8. Library Resource

    We No Longer Share the Land - Oxfam Briefing Paper

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Central African Republic

    Most analyses of violence in Darfur ignore the local dimension of the crisis, focusing instead on the region’s economic and political marginalization and climatic variability. However, agricultural change and other changes relating to the land-rights and land-use systems have led to competition and exclusion, and have played a major role in the collective violence that has raged throughout the region. Understanding these questions is essential for the successful resolution of political and policy debates in Darfur.

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    Oxfam Briefing Paper

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Indigenous farmer in the municipality of Sayaxché, department of Petén, Guatemala, viewing the stunted corn crop on his land bordering an oil palm plantation. 

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