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Library ResourceManual y guíasMarzo, 2022África, Américas, Asia, Europa, OceaníaLes politiques et les mesures économiques des dernières décennies ont contribué à la dégradation excessive du capital naturel et à une augmentation considérable des risques environnementaux.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2021Namibia
The VGGT Popular Version for Communal Land Administration was developed to support the Parliament of Namibia in delivering training to traditional authorities and regional institutions to enhance their capacity to administer communal land within their jurisdictions. This was carried out in line with the Communal Land Reform Act, Act 5 of 2002 and the resolutions of the 2nd National Land Conference. The Popular Version outlines 14 pertinent land governance issues in Namibia’s communal areas.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesNoviembre, 2020Argentina
As with the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Argentina has experienced an intense process of deforestation and loss of natural vegetation in the last few decades. As the eighth-largest country in the world, with a total mainland area of more than 2.7 million km2 , this not only has significant implications for the region, but globally too. Native forests, such as those in the “Chaco” region in the north of the country, have been particularly affected by this process.
Library ResourceManual y guíasAbril, 2021África, Américas, Oceanía
Si, à l’échelle mondiale, la population est majoritairement urbaine, la plupart des pays d’intervention de l’AFD sont profondément ruraux, avec une population rurale qui représente jusqu’à 70 % à 80 % de la population. L’absence ou l’obsolescence des systèmes ruraux de transportgrève l’accès aux services économiques et aux services sociaux de base, aboutissant à une concentration de la pauvreté en zone rurale et une faible attractivité économique et un faible développement agricole.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2018Guyana, Tanzania
While the potential contribution of a nationally implemented program for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) to developing countries’ budgets remains as yet obscure, two general concerns are that REDD+ will i) incentivize land grabbing and ii) remain financially uncompetitive against current commercial forest uses.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2019Global
Countries have publicly announced their commitments to restore degraded forests and lands.This report comes at a time when many countries are fully engaged in the challenging task of implementing their LDN targets and Bonn Challenge pledges with a goal to achieve them by 2030.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesAbril, 2015China, Camboya, Laos
The Cambodian government allowed 1,204,750 hectares as economic land concession (ELC) to 118 local and international companies. Global Witness reported that 2.6 million ha had been given in 272 ELCs, mainly for rubber plantations. Many concessionaires do not comply with their contracts, nor with existing land and forest laws. Government revenues from timber exports are extremely low. Deforestation, and removal of luxury timbers has increased dramatically. Land concessions rob local communities of their income from non-timber forest products.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesDiciembre, 2019Nigeria, África subsahariana
A new Model Land Use Bill is proposed to address the lapses identified in the Nigerian Land Use Act (LUA, 1978), such as poor administrative system for lands, ownership, and the absence of community participation. This policy brief promotes a new land management structure for ease of business, to improve social and environmental protection, and to reduce land-grabbing by dispossession. The impact of land grabbing is one of many problems of social and environmental degradation, biodiversity loss and livelihoods impacted by deforestation.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesSeptiembre, 2017Nigeria, África subsahariana
The study focuses on impacts of PZ Wilmar’s acquisition of nearly 30,000 hectares of land. Wilmar is a multinational company involved in land grabbing cases related to oil palm plantations in Cross River State, Nigeria. The study shows the extent of Wilmar’s infringement on communal land rights, examining cases of eviction and destruction of livelihoods. Findings show that the four communities studied suffered from increasing food prices, deficits of local staple foods, evictions and displacement of poor farmers.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesEnero, 2021Global
This practitioner’s guide explains how to promote gender-responsive forest tenure reform in community-based forest regimes. It is aimed at those taking up this challenge in developing countries. There is no one single approach to reforming forest tenure practices for achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. Rather, it involves taking advantage of opportunities that emerge in various institutional arenas such as policy and law-making and implementation, government administration, customary or community-based tenure governance, or forest restoration at the landscape scale.
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