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[18/08/2014] The conflict over takings and property rights in China and its parallels with that in the US
Since the Supreme Court’s 2005 decision in Kelo v. City of New London, which ruled that the government can take property from one private owner and give it to another for “economic development...
MANILA, Philippines—Long-standing and emerging issues over lack of land tenure security may be a major stumbling block to rehabilitation efforts in Yolanda-affected areas if not addressed...
One morning, the eight acre piece of land that had been the main source of livelihood for 25 Buksha families of Matkota village (Udham Singh Nagar district) was fenced and surrounded by gun totting...
[03/07/2014] Conflicts over land. A role for responsible and inclusive business (2014) - publication
CSR Asia has published a new report on Conflicts Over Land: A Role of Responsible and Inclusive Business. The report examines the rise of “land grabs” in Asia and how this impacts on poor and...
The burning of wood for power plants is driving up demand - - - Europe could require an area of land three times the size of the UK to meet its ever-increasing bioenergy demands, new...
[JAKARTA] Increasing land disputes between private concessionaires and local communities are undermining efforts to prevent forest fires in Indonesia, a researcher told last week’s (5-6 May...
The person and the job:The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE), led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), explores and supports a paradigm shift in...
[28/04/2014] Changements climatiques: 25 millions de personnes pourraient être poussées à l’émigration
Les conséquences des changements climatiques, comme la dégradation des terres et la rareté de l’eau, pourraient pousser plus de 25 millions de personnes vivant dans des pays en voie de développement...
Chhek Sambo, in yellow, surrounded by other villagers in Skuon Village, near Phnom Kulen, Cambodia. - - - Big banks linked to illegal land grabs: Oxfam Chhek Sambo works...
[25/04/2014] Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa : Case Studies of Recent Reforms
The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products. - - - The six case studies in this book...