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27 novembre 2020
Mali

 

Face aux litiges récurrents dans sa localité, le maire de la Commune III a rencontré, hier jeudi, les acteurs impliqués dans la gestion des fonciers. Une occasion pour elle de mettre en garde les agences et les particuliers qui s’adonnent à des opérations illicites de lotissement et à la distribution des notifications et permis d’occuper.

Minister orders no more lease of Bangladesh forest lands
22 novembre 2020
Bangladesh

Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday directed the country’s eight divisional commissioners for taking measures not to lease out forestlands to individuals and businesses and to evict the grabbers of forestlands.

New rule puts Indonesia’s protected forests up for grabs for agribusiness
20 novembre 2020
Indonésie
  • Indonesia’s environment ministry has issued a new regulation allowing protected forest areas to be cleared for a “food estate” program.
  • The program is aimed at boosting domestic crop supplies, but critics say it prioritizes the interests of agribusiness at the expense of small farmers and the environment.
Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publication évaluée par des pairs
novembre 2020
Canada
États-Unis d'Amérique
Belgique
Australie

The landscape context (i.e., anthropogenic setting) of forest change partly determines the social-ecological outcomes of the change. Furthermore, forest change occurs within, is constrained by, and contributes to a dynamic landscape context. We illustrate how information about local landscape context can be incorporated into regional assessments of forest area change.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publication évaluée par des pairs
novembre 2020
Pologne

This paper investigates the phenomenon of spatial chaos in Poland resulting from urban sprawl. The phenomenon is particularly visible in the case of suburban small cities which, in contrast to cities in the EU-15 countries with similar populations, are expanding excessively, causing a growth of urbanized areas exceeding several times the growth of their population.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publication évaluée par des pairs
novembre 2020
États-Unis d'Amérique
Chine
Fédération de Russie

Chinese metropolitan areas have been experiencing urbanization over the past decades, impacting biodiversity, carbon emissions, urban heat islands, and food security. Yet, systematic research on spatio-temporal urbanization patterns and drivers along the urban–rural gradient is rarely reported for northwest China.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publication évaluée par des pairs
novembre 2020
Afrique sub-saharienne

Urban parks provide various environmental, socio-cultural and economic benefits, also called ecosystem services, as well as challenges. Urban park planning and management needs to consider the perception and attitude of people towards the benefits, challenges and quality of the parks. However, such information is largely lacking for cities of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publication évaluée par des pairs
novembre 2020
États-Unis d'Amérique

Identifying and quantifying conservation-practice adoption in U.S. cropland is key to accurately monitoring trends in soil health regionally and nationally and informing climate change mitigation efforts.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Publication évaluée par des pairs
novembre 2020
République centrafricaine
Guatemala
États-Unis d'Amérique
Philippines
Europe orientale
Pologne
Royaume-Uni
Espagne
Allemagne

Allotment gardens are quite common in many European countries. In particular, they are an important part of the urban space in Central and Eastern Europe. They served to improve the inhabitants’ physical and mental well-being during the communist period and relieved the family budget thanks to their own crops.

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