On 24 November 2020 the Land Inequality Initiative (International Land Coalition, OXFAM, Welthungerhilfe) launched its new research report "Uneven Ground: Land Inequality at the Heart of Unequal Societies", and a series of groundbreaking studies that reveal new insights and data proving that land inequality is rising.
The failure of rural economies to deliver decent work to their young people affects national economies, threatens political stability, nurtures extremism and causes socially and economically disruptive migration. Globally, youth are two to three times more likely than adults to be unemployed.
The paper critically engages with sustainable development goal targets (SDG-2- Target 2.3; SDG-5) to examine how and why large-scale agricultural land acquisitions modify the social relations of women’s food access. The study draws from impacts of various plantation schemes in Cameroon and Ghana.
The novelty of this study lies in the analyses of legislation concerning land use policies by examining the specific boundary between land ownership and land take.
Gender gap in ownership of agricultural land is still wide in many developing countries, mainly in favour of men. In some of these countries, both patrilineal and matrilineal systems are practised and recognized by governments. Tanzania is one of the countries in which both systems are practised.
This paper assessed gender inequality in household resources, particularly land ownership, division of labour and decision making as regards climate change adaptation strategies for household food security.
Agricultural land is a limited natural resource with increasing economic value. This study analyses land rental relationships in Slovakia, including legal rental regulations, and identifies the impact of certain factors, such as the European Union Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments, and geographical and economic factors on land rental prices.
This article evaluates the impacts of land ownership on the economic performance and viability of rice farming in Thailand, and explores whether they are heterogeneous across different types of farming while using the propensity score matching (PSM) technique. This study categorizes land ownership into two types: full land ownership and weak land ownership.
This document compiles four short reports and reflection pieces produced by Natural Habitats Group (NHG) during their involvement in a LEGEND project in Sierra Leone implemented by Solidaridad, which aimed to ensure that an NHG land based investment, undertaken by group member company Natural Habitats Sierra Leone Ltd (NHSL) to develop a large oil palm plantation respected existing community me
O ministro da Agricultura, Capoulas Santos, classificou esta terça-feira de ineficaz a legislação do anterior Governo que permitiria identificar os proprietários de terrenos florestais sem dono conhecido, numa reação a críticas da líder do CDS/PP, Assunção Cristas.
O Governo aprovou em Março 12 diplomas para reformar a floresta. Parte das medidas, constantes de propostas de lei, ainda estão no Parlamento de onde só deverão sair perto do fim do ano. Outras já foram promulgadas e estão quase a chegar ao terreno.
Por defenderem seus direitos
O exercício da cidadania em Moçambique, no geral, e na província de Nampula, em particular, é ainda uma questão arriscada. Cidadãos membros de organizações e movimentos sociais têm vindo a sofrer ameaças de morte quando defendem os seus direitos e interesses.