Journal Articles & Books | Land Portal

Under this resource type, typically you will find land-related information with a more scientific approach. Examples of these documents can be journal articles, academic publications, PhD dissertations and theses, as well as discussions papers, books and book chapters.

etnografica
Journal Articles & Books
May 2017
South America
Brazil
French Guiana

Este artigo trata das dinâmicas contemporâneas da comunicação interétnica entre povos indígenas e o universo de atores e discursos ambientalistas no Brasil. A etnografia do contexto local de comunidades que vivem na terra indígena Jacamim, situada em Roraima, na fronteira com a Guiana, apresenta diferentes posicionamentos indígenas quanto às discussões sobre o conceito de “meio ambiente”.

Etnografica
Journal Articles & Books
August 2016
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil
O objetivo do artigo é explorar as potencialidades de uma experiência etnográfica entre duas perspectivas de uso e cobertura da terra em assentamentos agrícolas na Amazônia: a técnico-científica, com a produção / classificação de imagens de satélite; e a nativa, com a produção / classificação de desenhos de agricultores.
Journal Articles & Books
December 2008
Africa
Sudan
Eastern Africa

The article attempts to provide an understanding of the phenomenon of conflict in the Horn of Africa. It identifies and dicusses the political factor as the root cause of the problem of peace and security in the subregion. The paper does not argue that thee is a gap of literature on the conflicts in the Horn of Africa.

Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
May 2021
Madagascar

Les conflits fonciers et leur résolution à l’échelle locale dans un contexte de marchandisation de la terre. Une étude de cas dans les Hautes Terres à Madagascar.

Journal Articles & Books
Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2017
Africa
Americas
Asia
Oceania

The Sustainable Development Goal 15 “Life on land” commits world leaders to work together to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) for safeguarding life on land. One of the objectives that comprise LDN is to reinforce responsible governance of land tenure. Land rights are a key factor for achieving LDN.

Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia

The dynamics of current global challenges—like food and nutrition security, environmental degradation, climate change, and emergencies—reduce the availability of and/or access to natural resources, and thereby underline the urgency of achieving transformational changes in the governance of tenure.

Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
South Africa

Tenure governance is a complex and multi-dimensional issue that requires cross-sectoral and holistic approaches, gathering the resources, information and expert skills of a variety of actors while exploring innovative, polycentric multi-stakeholder governance arrangements to address collective action challenges.

sri lanka case
Journal Articles & Books
July 2019
Sri Lanka

The enormity of the world’s dislocated population generated by contemporary conflicts has brought significant attention to a complicated process of returning housing, land and property (HLP) to their rightful occupants once conditions permit. As the complexity of large-scale HLP restitution becomes increasingly apparent, significant obstacles emerge that require examination.

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