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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2020

    An information ecosystem is an extremely vast and cluttered space. What data exist? What data is up to date? What data is reliable? Who owns the data? Can I use the data without inflicting harm? Who are the data subjects? Many people across numerous sectors struggle with such questions and more. The land governance sector in India is no different. But somehow, it seems the land data ecosystem in India is more complex and controversial.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    Many countries of the Asia-Pacific region share long land borders across which many consignments of plants, plant products and other regulated articles pass through land border entry points. While long-distance trade in large consignments exists and uses the established regulatory systems, a large proportion of cross border trade concerns the local trade of large numbers of small consignments which require specific border region import regulatory systems. Dealing with the trade of small amounts of plant material is a major problem at many land border entry points.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970

    The main objective of the training workshop was to train the participants in reviewing and

    analysing the remote sensing based forest classifications in their countries to facilitate the

    harmonization and standardization at the sub-region and regional level and it included the

    new demands of remote sensing based information for reporting to Convention on Biological

    Diversity (CBD) in the year 2010. A supplementary objective was to inform the participants

    about the proposed design and the implementation process of the remote sensing component

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    China, India

    Whilst still in its infancy, the development of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing (RS) tools is paving the way for global land use monitoring. This paper provides a first, tentative description of livestock related land use.

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 1970
    China, Mongolia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Finland, Germany

    FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Germany, IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), Finland, GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), UN-Habitat, World Bank and UNDP, and IPC (International NGO/CSO Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty), Food First International Action Network (FIAN), ILC (International Land Coalition), FIG (International Federation of Surveyors) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private se

  6. Library Resource
    March, 2015
    Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Uganda

    Guest commentary by Amanda Richardson, Resource Equity, and Ailey Kaiser Hughes, Landesa.
    A growing body of evidence shows a correlation between gender-based violence (GBV) and land rights. Awareness of the possible GBV implications of land interventions is critical to understanding impacts on women.

  7. Library Resource
    February, 2014
    Bangladesh, India, Pakistan

    A guest post by Bholanath Chakladar, a District Project Manager for Landesa India in West Bengal. This post originally appeared on Landesa's Field Focus Blog.
    Last week, 55,339 destitute families across West Bengal received legal title to a micro-plot of land. The state of West Bengal, in partnership with Landesa, has been on the forefront of addressing extreme rural poverty through providing poor, landless, rural families with a small plot of land where they can live and grow food. Thus far, West Bengal has provided more than 160,000 landless families with micro-plots.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2013
    South Africa, Guatemala, Brazil, Colombia, Philippines, Thailand, India

    USAID welcomes The Coca-Cola Company’s recently announced commitments to ensure that its sugar suppliers protect the land rights of local communities. Coca-Cola - the world’s largest purchaser of sugar - agreed to revise its corporate Supplier Guiding Principles to incorporate principles that recognize and safeguard local communities’ and indigenous peoples’ rights to land and natural resources.

  9. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan

    A guest post by Ashok Sircar, India Program Director of Landesa, a USAID partner and global organization that partners with governments to help secure land rights of the poor. Follow them @Landesa_Global
    There is growing recognition that India cannot solve many of its critical development challenges if it doesn’t help the 20 million landless rural families and the millions more who lack legal rights to the land they till.

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