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Malawi Small Scale Livestock and Livelihoods Program
17 November 2023
Authors: 
Mr. Neil Sorensen
Africa
Kenya
Southern Africa
South Africa
Ghana
Liberia
Sierra Leone

In a thought-provoking webinar moderated by Nolundi Luwaya, Director of the Land and Accountability Research Centre at the University of Cape Town, experts from across Africa convened to unravel the complexities of the role of traditional authorities in land-based investment governance. This event brought to light the unique challenges and strategies employed by traditional authorities in managing land-based investments.

A resident of Moroto District
30 November 2022
Authors: 
Kevin Bakulumpagi
Uganda

Uganda’s extractives industry is growing exponentially and attracting both foreign and domestic mining companies. But too often, mineral-rich communities fail to benefit. Here, Kevin Bakulumpagi of ANARDE, Uganda discusses how Community Development Agreements can ensure affected communities both benefit from mining operations and are meaningfully engaged in agreements regulating mining activities

Responsible land investments in Tanzania
25 April 2022
Authors: 
Masalu Luhula
Tanzania

Over the last 20 years in Tanzania, conflict has escalated between communities and foreign investors over land rights and land-based investments. Here, Masalu Luhula discusses how the use of simplified legal guides is helping to empower communities to engage in dialogue and negotiations with government authorities and investors – and to promote socially responsible land-based investment.


 

Forest transition Aerial view of a Transition Forest area in Bokito, Cameroon. Photo by Mokhamad Edliadi/CIFOR
29 March 2022
Authors: 
Amaelle Seigneret
Nathaniah Jacobs
Eastern Africa
Ethiopia
Tanzania
Southern Africa
South Africa
Global


Landscapes of Halimun Salak National Park
7 December 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Lorenzo Cotula
Global

In many parts of the world, large-scale projects such as agribusiness plantations, mines and infrastructure have heightened the policy imperative to recognise the rights of socially, politically and juridically marginalised people – from small-scale farmers to forest dwellers, pastoralists, artisanal fishers and people living in informal settlements, including many who identify as Indigenous Peoples. Yet effective responses to land justice issues often require not just securing certain precarious rights, but also addressing imbalances between the rights and obligations of different groups. Land rights are typically subject to limitations and come with obligations, and it is this interplay of rights, limitations and obligations that underpins many of the most difficult challenges.

The Global Land Rush, Revisited
2 December 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Lorenzo Cotula
Global

When the US housing bubble burst in late 2008, it dragged major banks into liquidation and destabilised financial systems worldwide. A long, era-defining recession ensued, ushering bank bailouts, currency crises and austerity measures. Meanwhile, China’s skyrocketing industrial production was shifting global economic power.

Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
15 September 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Joseph Feyertag
Judith Tyson
Sub-Saharan Africa
Global

Private financial flows that are tracked against certain Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria reached record highs in 2020. But this boom may not be having a material impact, especially in low-income countries (LICs) which are most in need of it. Identifying and managing unknown financial risks can help re-balance the risk-reward ratio for sustainable investors.


 


China’s Land Grab in Bhutan Is the New Face of War
17 May 2021
United States of America
China
Bhutan

Article written by Hal Brands and originally published by Bloomberg at: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-05-16/china-s-land-grab-in-bhutan-is-the-new-face-of-war

(Photo: Buddha at the border. Photographer: Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images)

 

The Pax Americana made outright invasions too risky, so autocrats are swallowing their neighbors one piece at a time.

27 July 2021
Authors: 
Eron Bloomgarden
Global
  • The climate crisis cannot be solved without ending tropical deforestation, which increased by 12% between 2019 and 2020.
  • A jurisdictional approach to forest protection enables governments to drive systemic change at a national level while supporting local and private efforts.
  • Here are five key reasons why this approach should be central to corporate climate strategies.

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Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies

The primary purpose of the journal is to promote publications of original research related to the Malaysian economy. It is also designed to serve as an outlet for studies on the South-east Asian countries and the Asian region. The journal also considers high-quality works related to other regions that provide relevant policy lessons to Malaysia. The journal is receptive to papers in all areas of economics. We encourage specifically contributions on all range of economic topics of an applied or policy nature.

Asia Pacific Viewpoint

Asia Pacific Viewpoint publishes academic research in geography and allied disciplines on the economic and social development of the Asia Pacific. Particular attention is paid to the interplay between development and the environment and to the growing interconnections between countries in the region. Coverage includes:

Bertelsmann Stiftung

The Bertelsmann Stiftung is committed to ensuring everyone can participate in society. Since the foundation was established in 1977, roughly 380 employees at our Gütersloh headquarters and other international locations have developed a wide range of projects and initiatives designed to achieve this goal.

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ECOFORUM is an international, multi-disciplinary, refereed (peer-reviewed) and open access journal aiming to promote and enhance research in all fields of Economics. The journal is conceived and edited by the members of Management, Business Administration and Tourism Department within the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava.

ISSN  2344 – 2174

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EcoS

Economia e Sociedade tem por objetivo contribuir para o desenvolvimento da reflexão crítica em temas de amplo interesse nas áreas de teoria econômica, economia aplicada, história do pensamento econômico e história econômica. Desde sua criação, em 1992, a revista acolhe a produção heterodoxa inspirada, sobretudo, pelas tradições de Marx, Keynes, Kalecki e Schumpeter, bem como pela reflexão latino-americana sobre desenvolvimento econômico.

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Made in China

The Made in China Journal is an open access quarterly on Chinese labour, civil society, and rights. In recent years, the Chinese labour movement has witnessed significant developments, not only with the occurrence of some of the largest strikes in decades but also the emergence of increasingly serious challenges for workers and activists. At the same time, the Chinese Communist Party has ramped up its efforts to reshape the landscape of civil society and stifle political and social activism.

 

The Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency supports entrepreneurs, NGOs, knowledge institutions and organisations. It aims to facilitate entrepreneurship, improve collaborations, strengthen positions and help realise national and international ambitions with funding, networking, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations.

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Brazilian Journal of Political Economy/Revista de Economia Política é uma revista acadêmica, revisão por pares, bilíngue, publicada trimestralmente desde 1981 pelo Centro de Economia Política através da Editora 34. É a mais citadas das revistas acadêmicas de economia do Brasil.

South East Asia Journal of Contemporary Business, Economics and Law

South East Asian Journal of Contemporary Business, Economics and Law (SEAJBEL), an open-access journal, is peer-reviewed and published in April, August and December annually. The journal accepts contributions in English only. SEAJBEL is providing scholars the best in theory, research, and methodology as well as providing platform to professionals and academics to share their ideas, knowledge and findings particularly in the region of South East Asia.

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