Under certain circumstances, land titling, property regime changes, and land‐use conversions yield substantial profits. Yet few people possess the wealth, knowledge, and networks to benefit from these procedures. In the Yucatán Peninsula, a region recently targeted as a prominent investment location by the Mexican national government (mainly with the “Tren Maya” megaproject) and the private capital, forestlands collectively owned as ejidos by Mayan peasants are on the trend to complete privatization.
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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesSeptiembre, 2011México
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesSeptiembre, 2021Global
USAID programs and Missions implement activities that improve land rights, support inclusive land and resource governance, build resilient livelihoods, and promote women’s empowerment. This brief explores the relationship between gender norms and women’s land rights, introducing key social norms concepts and tools to identify and shift harmful norms in the context of land and natural resources.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesAbril, 2023Camboya
This report documents the evaluation of the Cambodian Land Dispute Independent Mediation (CLAIM) project, an independent mediation between Socfin-KCD Co., Ltd. and Coviphama Co., Ltd., known as Socfin Cambodia and five Bunong villages from Busra Commune, Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia. MRLG provided funding for CLAIM. The evaluation was undertaken by the Australian Disputes Centre (ADC) in 2022.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesAbril, 2023Global
Eight facts about community land and biodiversity conservation. This short report synthesizes the scientific evidence affirming the importance of Indigenous Peoples and local communities - and the security of their rights and tenure - in protecting ecosystems and biodiversity.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesOctubre, 2021Global
Indigenous peoples and other local communities (IPLCs) are essential for forests, climate, biodiversity, public health and a host of other local and global ecosystem services. Securing IPLC land rights, helping protect their lands from external threats and supporting their forest management efforts would allow IPLCs to contribute even more to these public goods. Evidence on IPLC forest management has been accumulating steadily over the last decade since this matter gained attention in the climate change policy circles.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesNoviembre, 2016Chile
In April 2015, an international group of independent researchers, coordinated by Rosamel Millaman and Charles R. Hale, embarked on a comprehensive study whose guiding theme was the situation of Mapuche comunities in the region of La Araucania in relation to forestry companies in Chile. The intention of this study is to provide a document that could form a basis for renewed and improved dialogue about the way these companies conduct their forestry operations in the lands that are historically claimed by these Mapuche communities.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesAbril, 2023Asia
Land tenure rights influence the way that land and natural resources are used and can impact directly on the environment and climate change.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesMarzo, 2023Asia
Land tenure is a particularly important issue in Asia, a region most prone to natural disasters and the impacts of climate change, and home to the world’s poorest who depend on land for their life and livelihoods.However, public understanding of the links between climate change, disasters, and land tenure is still very limited, even among development organizations.This issue brief is edited from the publication, “No Time to Waste: Climate action through secure land rights and sustainable land use,” that seeks to train the spotlight on specific issues of land tenure, land use and climate cha
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2014Tailandia
The National Statistical Office has conducted the Agricultural Census every 10 years in accordance with the recommendation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and this census round was the sixth of its series. The census aims to provide basic information of the structure of agriculture and that information provides as a guideline for developing agricultural policies and plans as well as for monitoring agricultural development for both national and local levels.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosMarzo, 2019Tailandia
This chapter illustrates the field summary of the development of agriculture tools or machines used in upstream supply chain of rice and maize in Thailand in chronological order. It also summarizes Thai government policies which affect to the Thai agricultural industries. It also presents the efficiency and value added once one tools have been replaced by another tools. The paper also presents additional information of available high technology tools in agriculture industries such as drone, remote sensing and weather forecast.
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