It took scientists more than three decades to transform a perceived desertification crisis in the Sahel into a non-event. Looking beyond the Sahel, the chapters in this book provide case studies from around the world that examine the use and relevance of the desertification concept.
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Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2016Argentina, Burkina Faso, República Centroafricana, China, Camerún, Argelia, Eritrea, Etiopía, Malí, Mauritania, Níger, Nigeria, Sudán, Senegal, Sudán del Sur, Chad, Asia central
Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresFebrero, 2021China
Large reservoir projects typically occupy vast lots of rural land and trigger resettlement on a massive scale. In China’s reservoir context, increasing concerns have arisen regarding distant-resettlees (those who are resettled outside the reservoir area), while fewer studies have examined the nearby-resettlees (those who are resettled near the original area) and the non-movers (those who do not resettle). The significance of these two groups has been downplayed and their populations are in the millions (or more) in China.
Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresJulio, 2018China
In recent years conflicts of land expropriation in China have received a lot of concern. Recent systematic reviews highlight causes, types and resolution of land conflicts, yet very few of these studies have considered the spatial-temporal characteristics of the issue. Utilizing spatial statistical analysis and statistical software, this paper aims to build a contextual overview on Chinese land expropriation conflicts and explore spatial and temporal distribution of it during 2006–2016. Correlations of land conflict intensity with per capita GDP and urbanization rate have been studied.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesSeptiembre, 2010China, Indonesia, Camboya, Laos, Tailandia, Viet Nam, Asia sudoriental
Violent conflict affects three quarters of Asia’s forests and tens of millions of people. In Cambodia, for example, nearly half of the 236 land conflicts recorded in 2009 escalated to violence. Because forest conflict is such a major issue in the region, we need a better understanding of the underlying causes, impacts, and management solutions. This issues paper sheds light on these topics, drawing lessons from eight new case studies.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesJunio, 2010China, Indonesia, Camboya, Laos, Tailandia, Viet Nam, Asia sudoriental
RECOFTC's regional conflict study examines the drivers and impacts of forest conflict in eight cases in six countries. Findings were presented at the Collective Action, Property Rights and Conflict in Natural Resource Management research workshop in Siem Reap from 28 June - 1July 2010.
This brief summarizes the findings of a full issues paper.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2011China, Indonesia, Camboya, Laos, Tailandia, Viet Nam, Asia sudoriental
Forest conflict in Asia is on the rise as various stakeholders have different views about and interests in the management of increasingly scarce resources. Unfortunately, in many instances, local communities and indigenous peoples suffer the most when such conflicts play out. Focusing on how rights (or a lack thereof) instigate conflict and how collective action plays a role in conflict management, this paper examines eight cases from six countries: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam.
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