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Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2014

Elinor Ostrom's work has been the principal inspiration for a number of research and development initiatives in Mongolia aimed at designing, testing and assessing viable forms of natural resources co-management that build on traditional nomadic practices. One such initiative, begun in 1999…

Journal Articles & Books
Novembro 2014

Investments in water have played a critical role in promoting socio-economic development in rural Asia. Sustainable management of water resources remains a prerequisite for development and reducing poverty and hunger. Water is a key factor affecting agricultural production and reduction of rural…

Other legal document
Novembro 2014

Esta guía describe dos de los principales enfoques para la planificación de la mitigación de gases de efecto invernadero en los países en desarrollo: las Estrategias de Desarrollo con Bajas Emisiones (LEDS, siglas en inglés) y las Medidas de Mitigación Apropiada para Cada País (NAMA, siglas en…

Policy Papers & Briefs
Novembro 2014

83 regularly-updated country profiles that provide information on national policy and legal frameworks related to gender and land rights  Gender and land-related statistics from national agricultural censuses and household surveys available through maps, tables and graphs  A Legislation…

Policy Papers & Briefs
Novembro 2014

83 perfiles de país actualizados con regularidad que proporcionan información sobre la política nacional y los marcos jurídicos relacionados con los derechos de género y de la tierra en cada país  Estadísticas de género tierra desagregados en función de los censos agrícolas nacionales y…

Peer-reviewed publication
Setembro 2014

Large-scale land acquisitions have increased in scale and pace due to changes in commodity markets, agricultural investment strategies, land prices, and a range of other policy and market forces. The areas most affected are the global “commons” – lands that local people traditionally use…

Journal Articles & Books
Setembro 2014

This study aims to determine and clarify the productivity and the factors influencing wheat production farms in Mongolia. Questionnaire surveys were conducted within 42 farms and used to analyze the data obtained in 2010. In this research, the main results are as follows: Large scale farms (more…

Reports & Research
Março 2014

This special issue of <em>Policy Matters</em> focuses on the outreach and impact of Dr. Elinor Ostrom's groundbreaking research on common property (or commons) theory. Her work was instrumental in shaping contemporary analyses of resource management and conservation, especially…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2013

Land degradation and global warming are currently highly active research topics. Land degradation can both change land cover and surface climate and significantly influence atmospheric circulation. Researches have verified that carbon dioxide (CO₂) and methane (CH₄) are major greenhouse gases (…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2013

In order to understand the genetic diversity of wild Ussurian pears in China, chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) of 186 wild accessions from 12 populations in Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang and Jilin Provinces and 51 Chinese and European pear cultivars including Pyrus ussuriensis, Pyrus pyrifolia, Pyrus…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2013

Mongolia, a vast and sparsely populated semi-arid country, has very little formal road infrastructure. Since the 1990s, private ownership and usage of vehicles has been increasing, which has created a web of dirt track corridors due to the communal land tenure and unobstructed terrain, with some…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2013

In order to understand the genetic diversity of wild Ussurian pears in China, chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) of 186 wild accessions from 12 populations in Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang and Jilin Provinces and 51 Chinese and European pear cultivars including Pyrus ussuriensis, Pyrus pyrifolia, Pyrus…