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    Proyecto Opciones de Políticas para el Fomento del Desarrollo de Mercados de Tierras Agrícolas, con el Fin de Facilitar la Transferencia de Tierras a Pequeños Agricultores

    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 1999
    Bolivia

    Resumen
    La Ley de 1996 crea la Comisión Agraria Nacional, la Superintendencia Agraria y la Judicatura Agraria, establece un proceso obligatorio de saneamiento de la propiedad agraria para regularizar los derechos en un plazo de diez años y ratifica el impuesto a la tierra, vigente desde 1986. Utilizando las 1 500 encuestas en 18 zonas distintas de Bolivia orientadas a obtener información para la Superintendencia sobre precios de las tierras, el documento analiza el mercado de tierras.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    Peru

    Este atlas presenta la documentacion de una serie de bases de datos de los recursos naturales de Cajamarca, Peru. Incluye datos de altitud, suelos, clima, y uso de la tierra. Ademas incluye una descripcion breve de los recursos naturales de Cajamarca. su uso y sus usuarios. Las bases de datos estan disponibles a traves del Internet.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 1999
    Ecuador

    El presente Decreto declara Zona Intangible de Conservación, vedada a todo tipo de actividad extractiva, las tierra de habitación y desarrollo de los grupos Huaorani, conocidos como Tagaeri Taromenane, y otros eventuales que permanecen sin contacto, ubicadas hacia el sur de las tierras adjudicadas a la nacionalidad Huaorani y del Parque Nacional Yasuní (PNY).

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 1999
    Montserrat

    This Order, made under section 13 of the Landholding Control Act, specifies fees for purposes of that section. Fees are to be paid for the first grant or renewal of a landholding licence or another licence to own or lease land by foreigners.

    Implements: Landholding Control Act (Cap. 8.02) (2002-01-01)

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 1999
    Jamaica

    The Jamaica National Environmental Action Plan (JANEAP) is a national Plan with a multi-sectoral approach. The duration of the Plan is 3 years between 1999 and 2002. The main objective of the Plan is to ensure good environmental planning and management to contribute to the sustainable development.Regarding the biological resources, forestry, watershed management, protected areas and oceans the Plan provides for different actions to be taken. A Fisheries Management Plan and an Ocean and Coastal Zone Policy will be prepared and implemented.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2000
    Canada

    This Act consists of 44 sections divided into 3 Parts. It regulates livestock and agricultural operations. It includes regulations for spreading manure or compost for all livestock operations in Alberta. The manure spreading regulations include requirements for manure incorporation, soil nitrogen and salinity limits, setback distances, record keeping and soil testing. The Natural Resources Conservation Board is responsible for the inspection, approval and authorization of livestock operations (for example seasonal feeding and bedding sites) and manure application.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 1999
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Land and forestry-based activities could in principle play important roles as climate change mitigation strategies. In practice, however, several questions have been raised about their feasibility. Therefore, understanding the processes and determinants of land use changes is critical. This paper aims to contribute to such understanding in the larger part of a larger project on sustainable development and economic growth. It begins with a dynamic model of land use.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 1999
    Nicaragua, Latin America and the Caribbean

    The advance of the agricultural frontier constitutes the biggest source of deforestation in Central America today. This conversion of tropical forests into agricultural land and pasture is the direct result of individual land use decisions. This paper presents a simple analytical model of household land use, followed by an econometric analysis of household survey data from the Río San Juan region of Nicaragua in order to test for consistency with the model.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 1999
    Peru, Latin America and the Caribbean

    The Praedial Property Registration system has been presented as an alternative system to traditional registries for the formalization of immovable property. Much of the earlier design and pilot work for the Praedial Property Registration system was done by the Peruvian private organization, Instituto Libertad y Democracia (ILD). They claim that in Peru they "have formalized over 150,000 properties much more quickly, and at dramatically less costs, than traditional titling and registration programs" in three-and-a-half years during the early 1990s.

  10. Library Resource
    January, 1999
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean

    Literature review, focusing on recent and contemporary tenancy structures in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Tenancy for purposes of this review is broadly defined to include different leasing arrangements such sharecropping, labor tenancy, fixed cash rentals, and reverse leasing. Authors have limited our discussion to private leasing of agricultural land, thereby ignoring issues pertaining to leasing of public, forest, and other noncrop lands.

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