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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), the Future Agricultures Consortium, and the Land Policy Initiative (...
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July 30, 2013 The land rush in Sierra Leone has been fast and intense. Since 2009 Sierra Leone is promoting large scale foreign investment in agriculture mainly for oil palm, sugar cane, rice...
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This article reviews recent research on contemporary transformations of global land governance. It shows how changes in global governance have facilitated and responded to radical revalorizations of...
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The Hungarian Parliament adopted on 21 June 2013, a law on agricultural land, which imposes restrictions on foreigners to acquire land. The law received 253 votes in favor, 17 against and no...
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December 1, 2012 Of the five pilot countries of the Land Observatory, two are members of the growing, global Open Government Partnership (OGP): Peru and Tanzania. The OGP sets targets for member...
This page aims to provide information and to contribute to the dissemination and promotion of the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the...
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The Observatory on Land Acquisitions Project is an innovative project that aims to improve the quality and inclusiveness of policy dialogue and decision-making on land, both globally and in countries...
The Earth’s resources and ecosystems are being depleted at an alarming speed, with consequences already visible for humans in many areas. We now know that in crossing ecological limits...
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The potential for off-farm employment (OFE) to contribute significantly to forest conservation in the tropics is a widely held logic among donors, governments, and social scientists. While an...
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Delimitation is the process of identifying the geographic boundaries of areas of land and preparing a record of that information. This lesson brief explains how delimitation helps...
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