Reports & Research is a resource type for publications where research was involved in establishing the report, but not necessarily with an academic approach. The resource type aims to bring together under which all the different types of resources that have been identified as "research report", "case report", "research report", "case study", "use case report", as well as "workshop report" or "flagship reports". Good practice reviews are also generally nested under this resource type.

Harvard's billion-dollar farmland fiasco cover image
Reports & Research
September 2018
Global

One of the world's major buyers of farmland is under fire for their involvement in land conflicts, environmental destruction and risky investments. A new report by GRAIN and Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humano presents, for the first time, a comprehensive analysis of Harvard University's controversial investments in global farmland.

The report finds that:

Alice Moura
Reports & Research
August 2016
South America
Brazil
O objetivo desta dissertação é compreender os significados atribuídos à moradia pelas famílias do bairro Loteamento São Francisco, no município de Camaragibe –PE, que tiveram suas casas demolidas por causa do grande projeto de investimento associado à realização da Copa do Mundo de 2014. O processo pelo qual os indivíduos e as suas famílias constituem seu lugar para morar é o cerne da nossa análise.
Cover photo of Midcourse Manoeuvres: Community Strategies and Remedies for Natural Resource Conflicts in Indonesia
Reports & Research
June 2018
Indonesia

Over the last 50 years, most Asian countries have gone through a shift from subsistence agricultural systems to industrialized economies. In Indonesia, the major shift came in 1966, when General Suharto successfully staged a military coup. Under his presidency, Indonesia experienced the “New Order”. A key aspect of this regime was trade and industrial expansion. Changes were made to foreign and domestic investment laws to facilitate growth, including the removal of most controls on private investments.

 

Cover photo of Myanmar land use report
Reports & Research
June 2018
Myanmar

Since the 1960s, and particularly in the last decade, Southeast Asia has been attracting significant foreign investments. Myanmar, despite its land titling and registration tangles, is no exception. Investors all across the globe are vying for a piece of the “Golden Land” and the country is responding with equal fervor. The building of a modern industrialized nation through agricultural development is one of the country's economic objectives. Foreign investments are being encouraged, private businesses are being pushed, and attractive tax and duty rebates are being offered.

Cover photo of Myanmar land use report
Reports & Research
June 2018
Myanmar

Since the 1960s, and particularly in the last decade, Southeast Asia has been attracting significant foreign investments. Myanmar, despite its land titling and registration tangles, is no exception. Investors all across the globe are vying for a piece of the “Golden Land” and the country is responding with equal fervor. The building of a modern industrialized nation through agricultural development is one of the country's economic objectives. Foreign investments are being encouraged, private businesses are being pushed, and attractive tax and duty rebates are being offered.

Reports & Research
August 2018
Global
el presente informe forma parte del memorial de defensores y defensoras de derechos humanos. se trata de un proyecto unico, desarrollado por una coalicion internacional de organizaciones nacionales e internacionales de derechos humanos, con el objetivo de conmemorar a todas las personas defensoras de derechos humanos que fueron asesinadas desde la entrada en vigor en 1998 de la declaracion de las naciones unidas sobre las personas
defensoras de derechos humanos.
apublica.org
Reports & Research
January 2010
South America
Brazil

Esta dissertação aborda as imbricações de classe e gênero nos processos organizativos relacionados ao acesso à terra. A pesquisa visou compreender de que forma a participação das mulheres no Movimento de Mulheres Trabalhadoras Rurais tem contribuído para gerar mudanças em relação ao acesso e controle da terra no Sertão Central de Pernambuco, Brasil.

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Reports & Research
September 2018
Brazil
United States of America
Land and Conflict
Reports & Research
February 2018
Global

Land is often a critical aspect of conflict: it may be a root cause or trigger conflicts or may become an issue as the conflict progresses. Conflicts lead to forced evictions; the people who are displaced by conflict need somewhere to live and some land to farm or to graze their animals, often leading to further disputes over the use of land and other resources.

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Reports & Research
November 2017
Burkina Faso

Date: 2 août 2018

Source: Graf-bf.org

Malgré les considérables efforts visant à encourager l’adoption des pratiques de Gestion Durable des Terres, les taux d’adoption demeurent faibles, notamment parmi les femmes agricultrices, les migrants, les jeunes et les éleveurs (Koudougou & Stiem 20172). Ces groupes défavorisés jouent pourtant un rôle primordial dans l’agriculture familiale et dans la sécurité alimentaire.

 

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