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    twee kanten landjepik cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2017
    Netherlands, Global

    Soms bewust en soms onopgemerkt trekt iemand een stuk (gemeente)grond bij zijn tuin, onderhoudt dit jarenlang en behandelt het alsof het van hem is. Landjepik. Na twintig jaar verliest de originele eigenaar zijn eigendom en wordt de ‘dief ’ beloond voor zijn actie. Maar deze wijziging wordt nergens vastgelegd. De notaris kan dit dus niet zien als hij een woning overdraagt. Björn Hoops, promovendus en docent aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, brengt nu in kaart hoe groot dit probleem is.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2013
    Myanmar, Global

    Global forced displacement has seen accelerated growth in 2014,
    once again reaching unprecedented levels. The year saw the highest
    displacement on record. By end-2014, 59.5 million individuals
    were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict,
    generalized violence, or human rights violations. This is 8.3 million
    persons more than the year before (51.2 million) and the highest
    annual increase in a single year.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2015
    Global

    This paper establishes that the Caloric Suitability Index (CSI) dominates the commonly used measure of agricultural suitability in the examination of the effect of land productivity on comparative economic development. The analysis demonstrates that the agricultural suitability index does not capture the large variation in the potential caloric yield across equally suitable land, reflecting the fact that land suitable for agriculture is not necessarily suitable for the most caloric-intensive crops.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on how to ensure that agricultural investments respect existing land rights, both formal and informal, and thereby avert land disputes.

  5. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on how to ensure that the impact of agricultural investments on water resources is effectively measured, monitored, and regulated.

  6. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2012
    Global

    The document highlights four areas of the Voluntary Guidelines: human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems,  free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) principle of consultation and participation will apply human rights approach, diversity of existing land and natural resource tenure systems, women's land rights and corporate responsibility. These are of greatest interest and relevance to the policy priorities of ActionAid and the International Food Security Network (IFSN).

  7. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2017
    Global

    This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on the conduct of environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) and the implementation of associated environmental and social management plans (ESMPs).

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