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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Latin America and the Caribbean, Guatemala

    In Guatemala, a history of discrimination and inequality of opportunity led to a 36-year conflict that finally subsided with a Peace Agreement in 1996. Improvements since then have prevented a return to conflict and begun to create the conditions for sustained stability. However, the persistence of substantial inequality constitutes a risk factor for future stability and constrains Guatemala’s growth potential. Land distribution is highly unequal. The largest 2.5% of farms occupy nearly two-thirds of agricultural land while 90% of the farms are on only one-sixth of the agricultural land.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Chile

    In April 2015, an international group of independent researchers, coordinated by Rosamel Millaman and Charles R. Hale, embarked on a comprehensive study whose guiding theme was the situation of Mapuche comunities in the region of La Araucania in relation to forestry companies in Chile. The intention of this study is to provide a document that could form a basis for renewed and improved dialogue about the way these companies conduct their forestry operations in the lands that are historically claimed by these Mapuche communities. 

  3. Library Resource
    Age, extent and carbon storage of the central Congo Basin peatland complex
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Congo

    Peatlands are carbon-rich ecosystems that cover just three per cent of Earth's land surface, but store one-third of soil carbon. Peat soils are formed by the build-up of partially decomposed organic matter under waterlogged anoxic conditions. Most peat is found in cool climatic regions where unimpeded decomposition is slower, but deposits are also found under some tropical swamp forests. Here we present field measurements from one of the world's most extensive regions of swamp forest, the Cuvette Centrale depression in the central Congo Basin.

  4. Library Resource
    Plan National d’Affectation duTerritoireGabon :Situation des terres affectées

    Gabon : Situation des terres affectées

    Reports & Research
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2016
    Gabon

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    Climate Change Risk Profile Azerbaijan
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Azerbaijan

    This profile provides an overview of climate risk issues in Azerbaijan, including how climate change will potentially impact agriculture, water resources, human health, tourism, and coastal resources and infrastructure. The brief includes an overview and climate summary of Azerbaijan, as well as projected climate changes. Also included is information on sector impacts and vulnerabilities to climate change, the policy context and information regarding ongoing climate change projects in Azerbaijan.

  6. Library Resource
    Habitat III National Report Tanzania
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Tanzania

    Tanzania implemented extensive policy, legislative and structural reforms taken
    and taken several other measures to fulfil her commitments to the Habitat II
    Agenda. Yet achieving the objectives of "shelter for all" and "sustainable human
    settlements in an urbanizing world" has remained elusive, due to financial and
    human resource limitations of the urban authorities and rapid urbanization. Lack
    of access to affordable housing, finance, land and services has resulted in most of

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Ethiopia

    This summary examines the transparency in land governance in Ethiopia and proposals to improve this..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Ethiopia

    This summary of LIFTs Rapid Assessment identifies land conflict drivers and land-related disputes as well as grievance mechanisms and how LIFTs activities interact with these;including recommendations to reform the relevant grievance redress mechanisms..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2016
    Ethiopia

    This report presents findings from a baseline survey conducted in area locations of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme coupled with matched control areas proximate to the LIFT Programme area..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...

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