This report explains TMP Systems’ statistical analysis of how geospatial data showing indicators of local environmental, social and governance (ESG) conditions correlate with tenure risk. The results indicate strong enough correlations between some of these indicators and tenure risk, to support use of the indicators by companies and investors.
In January 2019, Uzbekistan started a new farm restructuring1. It is said to seek to optimize the use of farmland by increasing the size of farms producing wheat and cotton, reallocating land to more efficient farmers and even clusters, and improving crop rotation options. This is not the first time that this kind of farm restructuring in Uzbekistan takes place.
This paper discusses the history of irrigation development and related land allocation in the Bagré area in the South of Burkina Faso. It specifically analyses current processes at play as part of the recent Bagré Growth Pole Project implemented by the government of Burkina Faso with support of the World Bank.
This LEGEND bulletin considers the impact that new technology can have on documenting land rights and democratising access to land data around the world.
Global demand for timber, agricultural commodities, and extractives is a significant driver of deforestation worldwide. Transparent land-concessions data for these large-scale commercial activities are essential to understand drivers of forest loss, monitor environmental impacts of ongoing activities, and ensure efficient and sustainable allocation of land.
Del 60 al 80% de la producción agrícola en Latinoamérica está hecho por mujeres, aunque ellas sólo la usufructúan sin ser propietarias. A raíz de la Reforma Agraria de 1938 se otorgo a todos los campesinos de tierra; a título particular, como bienes ejidales o comunales que los beneficiaban, pero en el que no se consideró al gremio femenino.
Training volunteers to help their communities defend their land rights has proved an effective approach for promoting land justice in Tanzania.
Despite progressive provisions on gender equality in Tanzania’s land laws, women have little representation in land allocation decisions, including meetings of village councils and village assemblies. Mainstreaming gender in local regulations can help to address this problem.