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Peer-reviewed publication
February 2020
Brazil

Land-use change (LUC) is a complex process that is difficult to project. Model collaboration, an aggregate term for model harmonization, comparison and/or coupling, intends to combine the strengths of different models to improve LUC projections. Several model collaborations have been performed, but to the authors’ knowledge, the effect of coupling has not been evaluated quantitatively.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2020
Brazil

Growing domestic and international ethanol demand is expected to result in increased sugarcane cultivation in Brazil. Sugarcane expansion currently results in land-use changes mainly in the Cerrado and Atlantic Forest biomes, two severely threatened biodiversity hotspots. This study quantifies potential biodiversity impacts of increased ethanol demand in Brazil in a spatially explicit manner.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2020
Brazil

Demand for agricultural exports in Brazil has stimulated the expansion of crop production and cattle raising, which has caused environmental impacts. In response, Brazil developed public policies such as the new Forest Code (FC) and supply chain arrangements such the Soy and the Cattle Moratoriums.

Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2019
Brazil

A gestão pública das águas e os conflitos territoriais na Bacia Hidrográfica do rio Paraguaçu
 
Por Iñigo Arrazola Aranzabal Mestre em Desenvolvimento Territorial Rural pela Flacso, Quito - Equador e Claudio Adão Dourado  de Oliveira
Antropologo pela Universidade Salesiana de Quito e Pós graduado em Direito Agrário, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - UFG

Reports & Research
October 2019
Brazil

“[...] a comunidade quilombola pra mim, na minha cabeça, quando os nossos antepassados foram sequestrados, eles sabiam que não voltariam pra lá. Então, eles deixaram pra nós essa herança, esse território, deixaram um pedacinho daquela África pra nós. Esse aprendizado, essa cultura, esse modo de pensar que a gente tem no quilombo. E o jongo está incluso nisso. ” (Marilda, liderança)

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2019
Brazil
Global

This article engages recent debates over gentrification and urban displacement in the global South. While researchers increasingly suggest that gentrification is becoming widespread in “Southern” cities, others argue that such analyses overlook important differences in empirical context and privilege EuroAmerican theoretical frameworks.

Reports & Research
August 2019
Brazil

Este estudio nos cuenta del Asentamiento contestado, el cual desde 1999 logra desarrollar sus actividades conjuntas. 108 familias que proponen un uso adecuado de los recursos en la agroecología. Participan activamente en encuentros y cursos para lograr el uso adecuado de la tierra y maximizar su producción. Tambien hacen partícipes a los niños, los cuales desarrollan destrezas propias.

Reports & Research
July 2019
Brazil

O Grupo de Mulheres Raízes da Terra faz parte do Assentamento Padre Jésus, localizado na Zona Rural do município de Espera Feliz, na Zona da Mata de Minas Gerais, .O processo de aquisição das terras do assentamento iniciou-se em 2005 e a terra foi conquistada no ano de 2009, via Crédito Fundiário.

Secure Land Tenure Rights For All
Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2019
Africa
Ethiopia
Uganda
Namibia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil
Peru
Asia
Cambodia
Laos
Eastern Europe
Global

The aim of this policy paper is to present successful approaches to secure land tenure rights in rural and urban areas. To support future programmatic decisions by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), this paper focusses especially on impacts and good practices.

Reports & Research
May 2019
Brazil

O Grupo Comadres do Café é composto por (10) dez mulheres de quatro Comunidades Rurais (Povoados de Santa Cruz do Monte Alverne, Santa Bárbara, Serrania e Varginha) todas no Município de Miradouro, Minas Gerais. Seu entorno está situado na porção norte da Zona da Mata mineira...

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