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  1. Library Resource

    In the Rain Shadow of Green Revolution

    Reports & Research
    December, 2010

    The study is an attempt to bring to  the fore a Commons perspective of agriculture,livestock and rural   livelihoods  in  the  dryland and tribal areas of  India.  Would  agriculture,  livestock and  rural livelihoods sustain in  the absence  of the support  provided  by  Commons.

    In finding an answer to this,  This explores  the potential role of  the Commons (land and  water resources)  in strengthening the  viability  of the agro‐pastoral production  systems and the resilience of  household livelihoods.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006

    This Resource book is a wealthy compilation of articles with succinct discussions on the issues of the poor around access to land and other common property resources. While it does not prescribe a particular approach, the book provides valuable discussion of the land tenure situations of certain Asian, African and Latin American countries as well as strategies and tools drawn from the experiences of people’s groups to gain access and better control of their resources.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    September, 1982

    This  Act  is  meant  mainly  to  arrest  and  curb  the unlawful  activity  of grabbing Government land, a local authority, a religious or Charitable Institution or Endowment including Wakf or any other private property, either individually or in groups either by force or decrepit or otherwise. 

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2009

    Imageries of Remote Sensing (RS) satellites provide data on the temporal and spatial status  of  natural  resources.  Repetitive  coverage  helps  in  understanding  various changing  physical  processes  in  a  particular  area  as  also  in  monitoring  closely,  the changes taking place across different areas.  The availability of data at different spatial resolutions (as coarse as 1 km or as fine as 1 m) provides the means of observing the land simultaneously at  micro as well as macro levels.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2015

    Policy and planning documents define eight types of settlement in Delhi, only one of which is termed “planned”. The other seven types of settlement become, by opposition, ‘unplanned’. This ‘unplanned’ city houses the vast majority of Delhi’s residents across the economic spectrum: these settlements include the affluent farmhouses of South Delhi, well-built colonies populated by successful businesspeople, and dense slum-like areas.

  6. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2015

    The UNCCD 3rd Scientific  Conference,  held  from  9  to  12  March  2015  in  Cancún,  Mexico,  used  a novel,  participatory  approach  to  explore  the  various  forms  of  knowledge  that  link  biophysical  and  social systems,   the   vulnerabilities   of   these   systems   and   potential   pathways   to   reach   sustainable   land management.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2016

    This document, titled Closing the Enforcement Gap: Groundtruthing of Environmental Violations in Sarguja, Chhattisgarh,is the second in the series of community led groundtruthing exercises carried out by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environmental Justice Program in partnership with Janabhivyakti and Hasdeo Arand Bachao Sangharsh Samiti (HABSS).

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2012

    This report is based on research and analysis undertaken with the objective of deepening the understanding of CCAs in India, primarily to achieve two goals. Firstly, to bring to light the unknown conservation efforts undertaken in India and secondly, to attempt an action plan that would cater to the individual and overall needs of these areas. This report is based on research in nineteen sites across six Indian states, studied over a year.

  9. Library Resource

    Data story

    Reports & Research
    April, 2022
    South Africa


    This is the PDF version of an online data story published by Land Portal on 28 April 2022.

    Colonial and apartheid land dispossession in South Africa was the most extensive of any country in sub-saharan Africa. Despite a land reform programme initiated after the transition to democracy in 1994, equitable access to land remains an unresolved question in both urban and rural areas.

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