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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2004
    Argentina, Latin America and the Caribbean

    This paper analyzes the impact of land titling on child health and education in Argentina. The authors exploit a natural experiment in the allocation of land titles across squatters in a poor suburban area of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to evaluate the impact of property rights on child health and education outcomes.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2015
    Argentina, Sri Lanka

    For cities to be sustainable, they need to simultaneously address the vulnerability of people, places and sectors that may be affected by a changing climate; mitigate their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; and ensure adequate access to basic urban services such as water, food and energy to their growing populations. 

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2011
    Qatar, Egypt, Nigeria, United States of America, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ghana, Russia, Moldova, Ethiopia, Belarus, Mozambique, Laos, Turkmenistan, Philippines, Libya, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Kuwait, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Bahrain, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, Oceania, Western Asia, Europe, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Northern Africa

    Recent increases in the level of agricultural commodity prices and the resulting demand for land has been accompanied by a rising interest in acquiring agricultural land by investors. This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2009
    Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Peru, Ghana, Congo, Argentina, Senegal, Malawi

    This report, by researchers working in urban agriculture (UA), examines concrete strategies to integrate city farming into the urban landscape. Drawing on original field work in cities across the rapidly urbanising global South, the book examines the contribution of UA and city farming to livelihoods and food security. The case studies covered by the authors, focus on the following aspects of urban agriculture:

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, Venezuela, Mexico, Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean

    How have Latin American countries been using Environmental Impact Assessments in order to build more sustainable extractive industries? A focus on Peru provides some interesting lessons.

    Is it possible to develop extractive industries while preserving the environment? Several Latin American countries have been attempting to improve the environmental sustainability of their extractive industry sectors by developing their legal frameworks, in particular through the use and adaptation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) tool.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Brazil, Argentina, Latin America and the Caribbean

    Governments in a number of countries are trying to address concerns about land grabbing by closing their borders to foreign investors. Are these restrictions effective?
    Not really, says GRAIN. They give the impression that something is being done at the highest level and appeal to nationalist or pro-sovereignty sentiments. But they are very narrow approaches to a complex problem and often full of back doors and loopholes.

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