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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2017Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, BrazilEste artigo possui o objetivo de analisar, criticamente, a ação extensionista promovida na defesa dos direitos étnicos e territoriais da comunidade quilombola de Queimadas, no procedimento administrativo para a certificação da desconformidade do empreendimento minerário denominado “Projeto Serro”, à legislação de uso e ocupação do solo do Município do Serro.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2017Bolivia
La Paz, Bolivia
1 de julio de 2017
Apuntes sobre el acceso a la tierra y territorio en Sudamérica
Ruth Bautista Durán
Oscar Bazoberry Chali
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2017Uganda
The ways in which people obtain land in Uganda are changing fast. Land that used to be secured through inheritance, gifts or proof of long-term occupancy is now more commonly changing hands in the market. Those with wealth and powerful connections are frequently able to override local rules and gain access to land at the expense of poorer individuals. Government-backed agribusiness investors receive large areas of land with benefits for some local farmers who are able to participate in the schemes, while other smallholders see their land access and livelihoods degraded.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2018South America, Peru
Desde 2016, luego de una década de pocos avances en la titulación de comunidades nativas (CCNN), varios proyectos de la cooperación internacional vienen brindando apoyo para el cumplimiento del compromiso del Estado peruano con los pueblos indígenas de la Amazonía. Estos proyectos de cooperación financiera y técnica colaboran con el Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego (MINAGRI), como ente rector, y con las Direcciones Regionales Agrarias (DRA), como entidades ejecutoras.
Global killings of land and environmental defenders in 2016Reports & ResearchJuly, 2017Global
2016 saw a record 200 killings of people defending their land, forests and rivers against destructive industries.
It has never been deadlier to take a stand against companies that steal land and destroy the environment. Our new report Defenders of the Earth found that nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 protecting their land and the natural world from industries like mining, logging and agribusiness.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2017Bolivia
En este documento se repasan algunos textos recientemente producidos en el ámbito del ‘género para el desarrollo’ que abordan la problemática de las mujeres rurales en el acceso a la tierra, y además, la autora plantea algunas reflexiones en relación con el trabajo que viene realizando el Movimiento Regional por la Tierra y Territorio en su búsqueda de casos inspiradores de acceso a la tierra y territorio con mujeres como protagonistas.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2017Tanzania
Land-use conflict is not a new phenomenon for pastoralists and farmers in Tanzania with murders, the killing of livestock and the loss of property as a consequence of this conflict featuring in the news for many years now. Various actors, including civil society organisations, have tried to address farmer–pastoralist conflict through mass education programmes, land-use planning, policy reforms and the development of community institutions. However, these efforts have not succeeded in the conflict.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2017Global
Claims to land and territory are often a cause of conflict, and land issues present some of the most contentious problems for post-conflict peacebuilding. Among the land-related problems that emerge during and after conflict are the exploitation of land-based resources in the absence of authority, the disintegration of property rights and institutions, the territorial effect of battlefield gains and losses, and population displacement.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2017Kenya
Kenya’s Vision 2030 aims at transforming the country into a newly industrialized middle income country
and infrastructural development is high on the agenda to achieve this. Competing land uses and existing
interests in land make the use of eminent domain by government in acquiring land inevitable. However
most of the land earmarked for compulsory acquisition comprises of un- registered land whose interests
are not formally documented. Kenya has progressive statutes that provide for compensation of land that is
From historical perspectives to contemporary realities in the Dry Zone and the DeltaJournal Articles & BooksReports & ResearchOctober, 2017Myanmar
This study emerged out of an identified need to document social processes leading to land insecurity, and those leading to investment and sustainable use of lands by rural populations. Focusing on the Delta and Dry Zone, the main paddy producing regions of Myanmar, this analysis unravels the powers at play in shaping rural households’ relationship to land.
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