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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2017
    Brazil

    This paper synthesizes and extends the results of urban land market studies carriedout in three Brazilian cities ? Brasília, Curitiba and Recife. The purpose of thestudies is to empirically assess the performance of urban land markets in differentcities and to gauge the feasibility of applying the Land Market Assessmentmethodology in Brazil.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2015
    Brazil

    This paper synthesizes and extends the results of urban land market studies carried out in three Brazilian cities – Brasília, Curitiba and Recife. The purpose of the studies is to empirically assess the performance of urban land markets in different cities and to gauge the feasibility of applying the Land Market Assessment methodology in Brazil.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2018
    Guyana, Tanzania

    While the potential contribution of a nationally implemented program for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) to developing countries’ budgets remains as yet obscure, two general concerns are that REDD+ will i) incentivize land grabbing and ii) remain financially uncompetitive against current commercial forest uses.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2021
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    Transparency is often seen as a means of improving governance and accountability of investment, but its potential to do so is hindered by vague definitions and failures to focus on the needs of key local actors.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2019
    Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Comoros, Cape Verde, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Suriname, Seychelles, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa

    Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Brazil

    Brazil’s decisions around land use are some of the most important in the world. With a growing agricultural sector and abundant natural resources valuable for their biodiversity, fresh water, and carbon stock, Brazil’s challenge is to use available land as efficiently as possible to promote economic growth, while simultaneously protecting important conservation areas. Land markets are a vital part of the efficient land use picture.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Africa, South America, Central America, Asia

    Land tenure issues are becoming increasingly important worldwide. Problems such as high population pressure, increases in resource degradation, food shortages, transformations of political systems and regional and supra-regional resource conflicts have brought the land issue to the public's attention.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2019
    Argentina

    We examine collaborations between the state and civil society in the context of land grabbing in Argentina. Land grabbing provokes many governance challenges, which generate new social arrangements. The incentives for, limitations to, and contradictions inherent in these collaborations are examined. We particularly explore how the collaborations between the provincial government of Santiago del Estero and non-government organizations (NGOs) played out. This province has experienced many land grabs, especially for agriculture and livestock production.

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