African pastoralists are undergoing significant changes in livelihood strategies, from predominantly mobile pastoralism to agro-pastoralism in which both livestock raising and cultivation of crops are practiced, to agro-pastoralism combined with wage labor and petty trade. These changes often result in fixed settlements or a process known as sedentarization.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2021Tanzania
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2022South Africa
This list of bibliographic references is an accompanying piece to the data story written by Rick de Satgé and published by the Land Portal on 28 April 2022.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2022Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Western Asia, Europe, Oceania, Global
The ongoing use of landscape-based conflict commodities — diamonds and other minerals, timber, wildlife, etc. — to finance wars continues to evolve. The success with which such commodities can be transacted to support militaries, militias and insurgencies has led belligerents to innovate with additional commodities. Housing, land and property (HLP) rights within war zones have belatedly joined the list of conflict commodities that are subject to transaction, and to such an extent as to warrant significant concern.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2018Brazil
O Assentamento Dois Riachões é composto por 38 famílias, com cerca de 170 pessoas e está situada no município de Ibirapitanga-BA no território Baixo Sul da Bahia no Bioma Mata Atlântica a 380 km da capital - Salvador. A Comunidade está organizada em associação, composta por uma coordenação colegiada, representantes da executiva (presidente, secretário e tesoureiro) e setores de produção (gênero, e
Library ResourceDecember, 2018Global
ABSTRACTED FROM LA VIA CAMPESINA PRESS RELEASE: The UN Declaration aims to better protect the rights of all rural populations including peasants, fisherfolks, nomads, agricultural workers and indigenous peoples and to improve living conditions, as well as to strengthen food sovereignty, the fight against climate change and the conservation of biodiversity. The endorsement of the UN Declaration also constitutes an important contribution to the international community’s effort to promote family farming and peasant agriculture.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesReports & ResearchAugust, 2018Global
The Secretariat has the honour to present to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, prepared pursuant to Council resolution 33/12. In the report the Special Rapporteur briefly refers to the activities undertaken since the submission of her last report, provides a thematic study on attacks against and the criminalization of indigenous human rights defenders and reflects on available prevention and protection measures. She concludes with recommendations on how various stakeholders can prevent violations and improve protection.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesDecember, 1996India
The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 or PESA is a law enacted by the Government of India for ensuring self governance through traditional Gram Sabhas for people living in the Scheduled Areas of India. Scheduled Areas are areas identified by the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of India.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesFebruary, 1991India
Under the Environment Protection Act, 1986 of India, notification was issued in February 1991, for regulation of activities in the coastal area by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 1994India
The first of the series focuses on the much debated issue of forest lands. Retaining the existing forest cover, improving the quality of so-called forest land, bringing back the traditional ethos of preserving forests as part of the Indian heritage and lifestyle and making people part of the greening movement rather than policing the forests, the changing policies over the past century and their impact on the forest cover, the relevance of these policies in the context of liberalisation and structural adjustment are all addressed in this volume.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 1998India
The Planning Commission set up a Working Group to examine the prospects of leasing out of degraded forests to the private entrepreneurs/ Forest Corporations. The terms of reference for the Group were:-
· Economic, social and environmental feasibility of leasing or otherwise making degraded forest land to the
private entrepreneurs/ Forest Corporations.
· Implication of Ninth Plan, forest policy, forest law on this issue.
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