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Journal Articles & Books
November 2021
Ethiopia
Mozambique
Rwanda
Lesotho
Ghana
Mexico
China
Germany

This book delivers new conceptual and empirical studies surrounding the design and evaluation of land governance, focusing on land management approaches, land policy issues, advances in pro-poor land tenure and land-based gender concerns. It explores alternative approaches for land management and land tenure through international experiences.

Reports & Research
June 2021
Africa
Ethiopia
Congo
Americas
Costa Rica
Mexico
Brazil
Asia
Philippines
Vietnam

L’étude a analysé dans 31 pays l’état de la reconnaissance juridique des droits des peuples autochtones, des communautés locales et des populations afro-descendantes sur le carbone présent sur leurs terres et territoires.

Formalisation des droits et informalité des pratiques
Reports & Research
April 2021
Mexico

Formalisation des droits et informalité des pratiques : Les rapports entre individus, communauté villageoise et administration légale à vingt ans de la réalisation du programme de certification foncière au Mexique

Journal Articles & Books
March 2021
Brazil
China
Indonesia
India
Mexico
South Africa
Southern Africa

Today, the Coalition for Urban Transitions releases a new report ‘Seizing the Urban Opportunity’, which provides insights from six emerging economies on how national governments can recover from COVID-19, tackle the climate crisis and secure shared prosperity through cities.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Argentina
Australia
Canada
Chile
United Kingdom
Mexico
Malta
Malaysia
Panama
Romania
Seychelles
Trinidad and Tobago
United States of America

Property boundaries have a significant importance in cadaster as they define the legal extent of the ownership rights. Among 3D data models, Industry Foundation Class (IFC) provides the potential capabilities for modelling property boundaries in a 3D environment.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Argentina
Brazil
Mexico
United States of America
Americas

Although renewable energy holds great promise in mitigating climate change, there are socioeconomic and ecological tradeoffs related to each form of renewable energy. Forest-related bioenergy is especially controversial, because tree plantations often replace land that could be used to grow food crops and can have negative impacts on biodiversity.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Canada
Chile
Spain
United Kingdom
Greece
Mexico
Panama
Philippines
United States of America
South Africa
Southern Africa

Nature-based solutions (NbS) include all the landscape’s ecological components that have a function in the natural or urban ecosystem. Memorial Parking Trees (MPTs) are a new variant of a nature-based solution composed of a bioswale and a street tree allocated in the road, occupying a space that is sub-utilised by parked cars.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Mexico
United States of America

Expansive learning is a teaching–learning method adopted by the Department of Architecture of Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico, to introduce architectural students to the field of landscape sensitizing. This approach has been especially valuable considering the particular cultural and natural values of the Mexican landscapes.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Mexico
United States of America

One of the fastest-growing renewable energy sources is solar energy. A strategic step for a well-performing solar project is site identification. The evaluation of site-suitability is a complex task, where multiple qualitative and quantitative criteria, inherent to the territory, are involved.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
British Indian Ocean Territory
Mexico
United States of America

The urban heat island (UHI) effect is a global problem that is likely to grow as a result of urban population expansion. Multiple studies conclude that green spaces and waterbodies can reduce urban heat islands. However, previous studies often treat urban green spaces (UGSs) as static or limit the number of green spaces investigated within a city.

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