Peer-reviewed publication | Land Portal

A peer-reviewed publication is a subcategory under Journal Articles & Books, in the sense that it is an article with a more scientific approach. In general, the following description of a peer-reviewed publication is used: "Articles are written by experts and are reviewed by several other experts in the field before the article is published in the journal in order to insure the article's quality" (Source: Angelo State University).

Exploring Semantic Technologies to Increase Discoverability of New Technologies & Data
Publication évaluée par des pairs
mai 2020
Global

Language and technology barriers are a very serious constraint to effectively exchange and learn from land data, information and technologies across the globe. We would like to explore whether we can gain inspiration from how semantic web technologies have overcome knowledge-sharing challenges in other sectors, such as the agriculture sector.

Efficient and Effective Land Reservation Implementation for Good-Governance in LAS
Publication évaluée par des pairs
mai 2018
Brunéi Darussalam

The debate over governance is something that will not pass overtime or become outdated. Governance in its essence is significant to ensure proper and sustainable development. Efficiency and effectiveness in management on the other part is vital in ensuring good-governance continuity especially to those dependent on governance institutions.

The fragmented land use administration in Indonesia
Publication évaluée par des pairs
février 2015
Indonésie

Tropical forests in Indonesia are subject to major transformation processes from native forests to other land uses, including rubber agroforestry as well as rubber and oil palm plantation systems.

Brunei Darussalam in 2016
Publication évaluée par des pairs
février 2017
Brunéi Darussalam

Brunei continued in 2016 to suffer from declining oil and gas prices. The budget deficit grew. The Sultan made economic diversification and ‘‘prudent spending’’ the year’s central political themes. He criticized several government institutions during ‘‘surprise visits’’ and sharply attacked the Ministry of Religious Affairs for ‘‘delaying’’ the full enforcement of an Islamic legal reform.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Australie
Belgique
Canada
Indonésie
États-Unis d'Amérique

Forest conversion to agriculture can induce the loss of hydrologic functions linked to infiltration. Infiltration-friendly agroforestry land uses minimize this loss.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Italie
États-Unis d'Amérique

During the last decade, the concept of urban resilience has been increasingly implemented in urban planning, with the main aim to design urban development strategies. Urban resilience is a multi-dimensional and dynamic concept. When applied to urban planning, it consists of studying cities as complex socio-economic systems.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Éthiopie

We investigated the spatial relations of ecological and social processes to point at how state policies, population density, migration dynamics, topography, and socio-economic values of ‘forest coffee’ together shaped forest cover changes since 1958 in southwest Ethiopia.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
République centrafricaine
Guinée
Kenya
Mali
République-Unie de Tanzanie
Ouganda
États-Unis d'Amérique
Afrique orientale

An increasing number of African States are recognizing customary land tenure. Yet, there is a lack of research on how community rights are recognized in legal and policy frameworks, how they are implemented in practice, and how to include marginalized groups.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Costa Rica
Libéria

This article summarizes the evidence on youth land rights in Liberia from a literature review combined with primary research from two separate studies: (1) A qualitative assessment conducted as formative research to inform the design of the Land Rights and Sustainable Development (LRSD) project for Landesa and its partners’ community level interventions; and (2) a quantitative baseline survey o

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Afrique sub-saharienne

Land tenure security, especially customary residence systems, is found to influence the agricultural investment decision-making and productivity of smallholder farmers across sub-Saharan Africa. However, as country-specific customary residence systems and farming models evolve over time, their impact on food security and livelihood remains unclear.

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