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  1. Library Resource

    Annual country reviews 2021-22

    Publicación revisada por pares
    Febrero, 2022
    Asia oriental, Asia sudoriental

    The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land relations in the Mekong Region, and has been
    produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been
    selected from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two
    questions:
    1. What are the most pressing developments involving land governance in your country?
    2. What are the most important issues for the researcher on land?

  2. Library Resource

    Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Gabon

    Publicación revisada por pares
    Abril, 2021
    Gabón

    For the past decade, the land rush discourse has analyzed foreign investment in land and agriculture around the world, with Africa being a continent of particular focus due to the scale of acquisitions that have taken place. Gabon, a largely forested state in Central Africa, has been neglected in the land rush conversations, despite having over half of its land allocated to forestry, agriculture, and mining concessions. This paper draws on existing evidence and contributes new empirical data through expert interviews to fill this critical knowledge gap.

  3. Library Resource
    “Why would anyone leave?”: Development, overindebtedness, and migration in Guatemala
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Noviembre, 2021
    Guatemala

    Over the past two decades, policymakers have expressed considerable optimism about the capacity of international development to curb transnational migration, yet there is a dearth of research examining how and under what conditions development interventions impact migration decisions. Enlisting a case study approach in the Maya-K’iche’ community of Almolonga, this article examines divergent meanings and practices of “development” and its impact on the migratory aspirations and outcomes of Indigenous families in Guatemala.

  4. Library Resource
    Frontier finance: the role of microfinance in debt and violence in post-conflict Timor-Leste
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Abril, 2020
    Timor-Leste

    Microfinance programs targeting poor women are considered a ‘prudent’ first step for international financial institutions seeking to rebuild post conflict economies. IFIs continue to visibly support microfinance despite evidence and growing consensus that microfinance neither reduces poverty nor breaks the cycle of domestic violence. In the case of Timor-Leste, a feminist political economy approach reveals how microfinance engendered debt allows for the control, extraction, and accumulation of profits and resources by an elite class and exacerbates gender-based violence.

  5. Library Resource

    L’ouvrage anniversaire de la Chaire Unesco Alimentations du monde est sorti !

    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Noviembre, 2021
    África, Américas, Asia, Europa, Oceanía

    Repenser nos alimentations, c’est repenser nos sociétés. Car partager un repas et même faire ses courses sont des moyens de se relier aux autres. La façon de nous nourrir construit notre santé. Nos modes de production agricole façonnent nos paysages et définissent notre place dans la nature. Gérer des ressources pour produire, pour transformer et pour distribuer les aliments fonde nos économies. Nos registres du comestible, nos cuisines et nos manières de table racontent nos cultures.

  6. Library Resource

    La notion d’accaparement de terres à l’épreuve du cas ivoirien

    Publicación revisada por pares
    Octubre, 2018
    Côte d'Ivoire

    La notion d’accaparement de terres est devenue courante dans l’étude d’un grand nombre de transformations agraires en cours dans les Suds. Elle souffre cependant d’un grand flou définitionnel et des difficultés à établir clairement le périmètre de son objet. À partir d’études de cas tirés du terrain ivoirien, cette contribution propose de redéfinir ce champ d’études afin de tenir compte à la fois de l’émergence d’un problème public qui est l’accaparement des terres et des transformations dans l’économie politique du capitalisme agraire que ce terme recouvre.

  7. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Abril, 2021
    Global

    Land adjudication constitute a series of sequential steps that if followed carefully and correctly, can lead to a sufficient determination of the varied interests in land including whether, and where they overlap, complement, conflict or compete with each other. This is a preliminary study aiming to find out how the adjudication process as it is conducted in the context of a fit-for-purpose land administration (FFPLA). A framework of components for adjudication in the FFPLA context is first developed.

  8. Library Resource
    Food security and the functioning of wheat markets in Eurasia
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Mayo, 2019
    Asia central, Tayikistán

    We investigated wheat price relationships between the import-dependent countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus and the Black Sea wheat exporters to assess wheat market efficiency. This is crucial for ensuring availability and access to wheat and for reducing food insecurity. Results from linear and threshold error correction models suggested a strong influence of trade costs on market integration in Central Asia, while those costs were of minor importance in the South Caucasus.

  9. Library Resource
    Cambodia’s Unofficial Regime of Extraction: Illicit Logging in the Shadow of Transnational Governanc
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Mayo, 2015
    Camboya

    Cambodia has recently demonstrated one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. While scholars have long explored the drivers of tropical forest loss, the case of Cambodia offers particular insights into the role of the state where transnational governance and regional integration are increasingly the norm. Given the significant role logging rents play in Cambodia’s post-conflict state formation, this article explores the contemporary regime and its ongoing codependent relationship with forested land.

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