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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Cambodia

    A news report on intervention from competent authorites requested by a group of 20 families in Ratanakiri against an unknown company allegedly encroaching on their land.

  2. Library Resource
    February, 2014
    Guinea, Papua New Guinea

    Despite global gender equality gains in
    education, life expectancy, and labor force participation,
    two areas of persistent inequality remain: asset gaps and
    women's agency. In many developing countries, including
    Papua New Guinea (PNG), land and natural resources are
    citizens' key assets. This briefing note, centered on
    field research in north fly district explores the process of
    negotiation and the progress in implementation of the

  3. Library Resource
    September, 2014

    This paper discusses short-run and
    long-run effects of "green stimulus" efforts, and
    compares these effects with "non-green" fiscal
    stimuli. Green stimulus is defined here as short-run fiscal
    stimuli that also serve a "green" or environmental
    purpose in a situation of "crisis" characterized
    by temporary under-employment. A number of recently enacted
    national stimulus packages contain sizeable

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    Japan

    This paper considers two land tenure modes. leasehold and freehold. and models housing maintenance incentives under land tenure security in Japan. Compared with freeholders, leaseholders are equally likely to remain in the premises, but spend less on home maintenance, because leaseholders are not full residual claimants, even under land tenure security. The empirical results show that maintenance expenditures of leaseholders are about 30% lower than those of freeholders in the Japanese residential land market.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2014
    Kenya

    A focus edition on family farming would hardly be credible without giving the family farmers themselves an opportunity to speak. We talked to Moses Munyi, the owner of a six-hectare farm in Embu, Kenya, about his everyday life and about his views of the prospects for farming in the future.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Cambodia

    A webpage list showing the date of ELC contract, the ELC location and size, status of EIA and land registration, and type of crops invested by the concessionaire (Cambodia) Mining Research and Development.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2014
    Argentina

    En este artículo indagamos en las características productivas de la provincia de Salta en los años previos a la sanción de la Ley Nacional No. 26.331 de "Presupuestos Mínimos de Protección Ambiental de los Bosques Nativos" y de la puesta en marcha del Ordenamiento Territorial de Bosques Nativos.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 2015
    Mozambique

    A fraca produtividade agrícola e a insegurança alimentar são características persistentes de muitos países pouco desenvolvidos. Os governos e as agências internacionais de desenvolvimento têm tido razão ao considerar a intensificação agrícola como a principal forma de induzir alterações tecnológicas em países em desenvolvimento que têm elevada pressão populacional e baixa produtividade agrícola. Uma questão intrínseca deste crescente interesse global na intensificação agrícola é a da segurança da posse de terras (Holden et al. 2008).

  9. Library Resource

    From Rhetoric to Action: Towards a Transformed Agriculture and Food Secure Africa

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Africa

    In 2003, the Maputo Declaration of the African Union stated that, within five years, 10 per cent of budgets of member states would be dedicated to agriculture. Ten years on, despite spending increases by some countries African governments still allocate an average of only 4 per cent of their national budgets to agriculture. Only eight out of 54 countries under the African Union have consistently reached the 10 per cent target.

  10. Library Resource
    April, 2014
    Pakistan

    Pakistan experienced severe flooding
    after torrential monsoon rains hit southern Sindh and the
    adjoining areas of Punjab and north-eastern Balochistan in
    August 2011. Flash floods triggered by the monsoon rain
    caused severe damage to infrastructure in the affected
    areas. Entire villages and urban centers have been flooded,
    homes have been destroyed, and over a million acres of crops
    and agricultural lands have been damaged. A Damage and Needs

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