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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Namibia, Ghana, Peru, Kyrgyzstan, China, Global

    GOOD PRACTICES AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM SIX GLOBAL CASE STUDIES

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    China, Eastern Asia, Asia

    The purpose of these Regulations is to regulate the contracted management of rural land and guarantee the legitimate rights and interests of the contracting parties.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    China, Eastern Asia, Asia

    These Regulations have been formulated for the purpose of stabilizing and perfecting the two-level operation system, which is based on the responsibility system of contracting by households supplemented by unified management, protecting the legal rights and interests of the parties of the contracting of rural land, so as to improve the development of agriculture and the rural economy and stabilize the rural areas.

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    China, Eastern Asia, Asia

    These Measures, consisting of 31 Articles, are formulated in accordance with the Law on the Rural Land Contracting. A member of a rural collective economic organization is entitled to contract the rural land of such rural collective economic organization. The Contractor shall obtain the right to land contractual management after the contract enters into effect. The right to land contractual management obtained through household contract may, according to law, be circulated by subcontracting, leasing, exchanging, transferring or other means.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    China, Eastern Asia, Asia

    The purpose of these Regulations is to stabilize and improve the contracted management system of rural land, and effectively protect the rights and interests of farmers', and promote the development of agriculture, rural economy and rural social stability.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    China, Eastern Asia, Asia

    These Measures have been formulated in accordance with the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Contracting of Rural Land.

  7. Library Resource

    The urgency of securing community land rights in a turbulent world

    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, China, Indonesia, India

    Amid the realities of major political turbulence, there was growing recognition in 2016 that the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities are key to ensuring peace and prosperity, economic development, sound investment, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Despite equivocation by governments, a critical mass of influential investors and companies now recognize the market rationale for respecting community land rights.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2004
    China

    Even though the recent revisions to the marriage laws have been hailed as some of the most significant and positive changes in family law in China, thus far no empirical evaluation of the laws' effectiveness in actual practice has been conducted. The article raises some questions as to the practical effect these revisions will have on women's rights.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2005
    China

    Based on empirical research, this article examines the status, situations and development issues of rural women displaced by the monumental Three Gorges Project (TGP) in China. The study reveals that TGP resettlement is leaving women worse off as family members, as well as worse off than male members. Woman resettlers are more likely to become impoverished than men, partly because women make up the main labour force in agricultural sectors. Most women are unable to achieve occupational mobility in the process of resettlement.

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