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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).

Malaysian Land Administration Domain Model Country Profile
Peer-reviewed publication
August 2015
Malaysia

Land administration is a process of recording and disseminating information about the association between people and land. To administer land matters in Malaysia, the Department of Surveying and Mapping Malaysia uses eKadaster and Land Office has eTanah which are different in e-Systems.

Agricultural Land Use in Malaysia: An Historical Overview and Implications for Food Security
Peer-reviewed publication
January 2013
Malaysia

A study is conducted to describe the historical overview of agricultural land use in Malaysia with the aim of identifying the challenges of agricultural land use in a dynamic economic system. Economic policies were explained with major policies instruments. The effects of these policies on patterns of agricultural land use in 1960–2005 were assessed.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2013
Eastern Europe
Western Europe

It has often been stated that land fragmentation and farm structures characterized by small agricultural holdings and farms divided in a large number of parcels have been the side-effect of land reform in Central and Eastern Europe.

A Critical Review of Indonesia’s Agrarian Reform Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
July 2017
Indonesia

Inequality in the agrarian structure in Indonesia remains a serious problem. Agrarian reform efforts have been the spirit of Indonesia since the enactment of the Basic Regulations on Agrarian Principles Act (UUPA). However, agrarian reform policies are still far from perfect. Since the reformation, the issue of agrarian reform, also known as land reform, regained its discourse space.

Indonesia's land reform: Implications for local livelihoods and climate change
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2019
Indonesia

One of the main components of Indonesia's Just Economy policy is extensive and rapid land reform, which targets about 12% of the country's land area for redistribution to farmers and communities by 2019. Much of the reform is occurring on forest land.

Land markets, Property rights, and Deforestation: Insights from Indonesia
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2017
Indonesia

We examine the emergence of land markets and their effects on forest land appropriation by farm households in Jambi Province, Sumatra, using micro-level data covering land use and land transactions for a period of more than 20 years (1992–2015). Based on a theoretical model of land acquisition by a heterogeneous farming population, different hypotheses are developed and empirically tested.

Land Transfer and the Pursuit of Agricultural Modernization in China
Peer-reviewed publication
July 2015
China

Agriculture, countryside and peasantry have been priority concerns of the Chinese govern- ment, with land and agriculture being the most crucial.

How Do Differences in Land Ownership Types in China Affect Land Development? A Case from Beijing
Peer-reviewed publication
January 2017
China

China has a unique land use system in which there are two types of land ownership, namely, state-owned urban land and farmer collective-owned rural land.

Synthesis of agricultural land system change in China over the past 40 years
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2019
China

In summary, China presents a particularly intriguing case for the study of land system dynamics with its spatial patterns of cropland and crops, crop structure and diversity, land transfer and consolidation, and land use intensity changes against the backdrop of its rapid socio-economic transformation, globalization, and environmental challenges.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2020
South Africa
Southern Africa

This study explored the shift in land use from livestock farming to game farming in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, from a social-ecological regime shift perspective. A regime shift can be defined as a large, persistent change in the structure and function of the intertwined social and ecological components of a landscape.

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