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Commercial Pressures on Land
The index below gives access to publications and resources related to land and gender issues, classified by contributing organizations.
FAO LAND PUBLICATIONS: 119 entries
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A contribution to the analyses of the effects of foreign agricultural investment on the food sector and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa
Private Sector Assessment for the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources
Paraguay: Financial and Economic Implications of No-tillage and Crop Rotations Compared to Conventional Cropping Systems
Management and utilization of the tropical moist forest - from the FAO Committee on forest development in the tropics - extracts
LOCUST INFESTATION POSES A SERIOUS THREAT TO CROPS IN PARTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES - 29 July 1999
Land Resource Survey and Evaluation for Agricultural Projects. Training Manual for Technical Staff of Agricultural Organizations engaged in preparation of Investment Projects.
Towards voluntary guidelines on responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources - Discussion paper
Assessing the Adoptability of Improved Crop Production Technologies by Small Farmers: the Case of Lesotho
THE SEQUENTIAL THINNING STRATEGY: MAINTAINING BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY WHILE IMPROVING FORESTRY ECONOMICS
Climate-Smart Agriculture: Smallholder Adoption and Implications for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
The influence of government policies on livestock production and the environment in West Asia and North Africa (WANA)
FAO/WFP CROP AND FOOD SUPPLY ASSESSMENT MISSION TO THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA - 8 November 1999
New Tools for Old Problems: Can Payments for Watershed Services Support Sustainable Agricultural Development in Africa?
Rapid assessment study: Towards integrated planning of irrigation and drainage in Egypt, in support of the Integrated Irrigation Improvement and Management Project (IIIMP)
Guidance on weed issues and assessment of noxious weeds in a context of harmonized legislation for production of certified seed
MALAWI: An Investigation into the Presence of a Cultivation Hoe Pan under Smallholder Farming Conditions
Capacity Development in Food and Agriculture Policies 3 - A review of experiences of establishing emerging farmers in South Africa
Proposed research programme for the brackishwater station to be established at Paikgacha. Final report
Households Land Use Strategies in a Protracted Crisis Context: Land Tenure, Conflict and Food Security in Eastern DRC
Resilient sustainable livelihood system vs. carbon for Kyoto: Can we make both ends meet? A microanalysis for India
IFPRI Land Publications: 21 entries
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2012 Annual ReportYear of Publication: 2013
2012 Global food policy reportYear of Publication: 2013
Land policy and governance reforms and agricultural transformationYear of Publication: 2013
Agricultural commercialization, land expansion, and homegrown land-scale farmers: Insights from GhanaYear of Publication: 2013
2012 Global food policy report: Overview [in Chinese]Year of Publication: 2013
2012 Politiques alimentaires mondiales rapport: AperçuYear of Publication: 2013
An assessment of IFPRI’S work in Ethiopia 1995–2010: Ideology, influence, and idiosyncrasyYear of Publication: 2013
Agricultural mechanization in GhanaYear of Publication: 2013
2012 Global food policy report: OverviewYear of Publication: 2013
Enhancing resilience in the horn of AfricaYear of Publication: 2012
Tenure (in)security and agricultural investment of smallholder farmers in MozambiqueYear of Publication: 2012
Land institutions, investments, and income diversificationYear of Publication: 2012
Foreign direct investment in land in West AfricaYear of Publication: 2011
Who owns the land?Year of Publication: 2011
Challenges of Land Governance in Nigeria: Insights from a Case Study in Ondo StateYear of Publication: 2011
IFPRI Forum: Wanted, Good jobs for fighting povertyYear of Publication: 2009
"Land grabbing" by foreign investors in developing countriesYear of Publication: 2009
Managing conflict over natural resources in greater Kordofan, SudanYear of Publication: 2007
Productivity and land enhancing technologies in Northern EthiopiaYear of Publication: 2003
Jessore and TongiYear of Publication: 2003
Land dispute resolution in MozambiqueYear of Publication: 2001
World Bank Land Publications: 31 entries
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Are mega-farms the future of global agriculture ? exploring the farm size-productivity relationship [English]Year of Publication: 2013
Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness (Vol. 3 of 3) : Annex 2 [English]Year of Publication: 2013
Securing Africa's land for shared prosperity : a program to scale up reforms and investments [English]Year of Publication: 2013
'We want what the Ok Tedi women have!' Guidance from Papua New Guinea on women's engagement in mining deals : We want what the Ok Tedi women have! : Guidance from Papua New Guinea on women's engagement in mining deals [English]Year of Publication: 2012
Identifying and working with beneficiaries when rights are unclear [English]Year of Publication: 2012
What drives the global "land rush" ? [English]Year of Publication: 2011
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda [English]Year of Publication: 2011
Lessons from the reconstruction of post-tsunami Aceh : build back better through ensuring women are at the center of reconstruction of land and property [English]Year of Publication: 2011
Innovations in land rights recognition, administration, and governance [English]Year of Publication: 2010
Madagascar - Reforming land administration and management for equitable growth and social cohesion [English]Year of Publication: 2010
Women's access to land in Kenya [English]Year of Publication: 2010
Arguing traditions : denying Kenya's women access to land rights [English]Year of Publication: 2010
حيازة الأراضي من أجل الاشتمال الاجتماعي والاقتصادي في اليمن: قضايا وفرص [English,Arabic]Year of Publication: 2009
IDA at work : land policy - securing rights to reduce poverty and promote growth [English]Year of Publication: 2009
Land policy : securing rights to reduce poverty and promote growth [English]Year of Publication: 2009
Uganda - Post-conflict land policy and administration options : the case of Northern Uganda [English]Year of Publication: 2009
Women's access to land and property rights : a review of the literature [English]Year of Publication: 2008
Sri Lanka - Land and conflict in the north and east [English]Year of Publication: 2007
Land acquisition in Afghanistan : a report [English]Year of Publication: 2007
Rural land certification in Ethiopia : process, initial impact, and implications for other African countries [English]Year of Publication: 2007
Land administration reform : indicators of success and future challenges [English]Year of Publication: 2007
Madagascar - Land and property rights review : Madagascar - Revue du secteur foncier et des droits de propriete [French]Year of Publication: 2006
Madagascar - Land and property rights review [English]Year of Publication: 2006
What are the sources of conflict in urban land tenure? [English]Year of Publication: 2005
What are the sources of conflict in urban land tenure? [Dari]Year of Publication: 2005
What are the sources of conflict in urban land tenure? [Pashto]Year of Publication: 2005
Will formal documents of title and the courts resolve all land disputes? [English]Year of Publication: 2005
Will formal documents of title and the courts resolve all land disputes? [Dari]Year of Publication: 2005
Will formal documents of title and the courts resolve all land disputes? [Pashto]Year of Publication: 2005
Incidence and impact of land conflict in Uganda [English]Year of Publication: 2004
Social exclusion and land administration in Orissa, India [English]Year of Publication: 1999
landwise Land Publications: 39 entries
Extracted from LandWise: A Women & Land Library, a project of the Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights
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Acquisition of Land Act of BahamasYear of Publication: 1913
Acquisition of Land Act of BermudaYear of Publication: 1970
Eliminating Poverty? "Financial Inclusion", Access to Land, and Gender Equality in International DevelopmentYear of Publication: 2010
Forest Land Acquisition by Stora Enso in South China: Status, Issues, and RecommendationsYear of Publication: 2014
Land Acquisition (Companies) Rules, 1963Year of Publication: 1963
Land Acquisition (Public Purposes) Ordinance of MaltaYear of Publication: 1935
Land Acquisition ([Karnataka] Amendment and Validation) Act, 1967Year of Publication: 1967
Land Acquisition Act, 1983Year of Publication: 1983
Land Acquisition ActYear of Publication: 1992
Land Acquisition Act 1965Year of Publication: 1965
Land Acquisition Act of Antigua and BarbudaYear of Publication: 1958
Land Acquisition Act of JamaicaYear of Publication: 1947
Land Acquisition Act 1960Year of Publication: 1960
Land Acquisition Act of Nepal, 2034 (1977)Year of Publication: 1977
Land Acquisition Act of SingaporeYear of Publication: 1967
Land Acquisition Act of Trindad and TobagoYear of Publication: 1994
Land Acquisition Act, 1894Year of Publication: 1894
Land Acquisition Act (Amendment), 1968Year of Publication: 1968
Land Acquisition Act, 1967Year of Publication: 1967
Land Acquisition Dynamics in Nepal: Actors, Processes and EffectsYear of Publication: 2013
Land Acquisition Ordinance (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1965Year of Publication: 1965
Land Acquisition Ordinance (Amendment) Act, 1966Year of Publication: 1966
Land Acquisition Ordinance (Amendment) Act, 1965Year of Publication: 1965
Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2011Year of Publication: 2011
Land Acquisitions for Agribusiness in Tanzania: Prospects and ChallengesYear of Publication: 2011
Laws of Zambia: land laws (Volume 12)Year of Publication: 1996
Orissa Bhoodan and Gramdan Act, 1970Year of Publication: 1970
Recommendations on the Land Acquisition and Resettlement and Rehabilitation BillYear of Publication: 2011
Respecting free, prior and informed consentYear of Publication: 2014
Rural Farmlands (Acquisition and Regrant) Act, 1966Year of Publication: 1966
State Acquisition and Tenancy ActYear of Publication: 1950
The Acquisition of Primary Legal Materials from the English-speaking CaribbeanYear of Publication: 2010
Trajectories of Land Acquisition and Enclosure: Development schemes, virtual land grabs, and green acquisitions in Indonesia's Outer IslandsYear of Publication: 2012
Urban Leaseholds (Acquisition and Regrant) Act, 1968Year of Publication: 1968
West Bengal Acquisition and Settlement of Homestead Land Act, 1969Year of Publication: 1969
West Bengal Acquisition of Homestead Land for Agricultural Labourers, Artisans and Fisherman Act, 1975Year of Publication: 1975
West Bengal Estates Acquisition Act, 1953Year of Publication: 1999
West Bengal Land (Requisition and Acquisition) (Validation of Orders) Act, 1965Year of Publication: 1965
West Bengal Land (Requisition and Acquisition) Re-Enacting Act, 1977Year of Publication: 1977
[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...
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...
Food price rises as far back as 2008 are believed to be the partial culprits behind the instability plaguing Arab countries and they have become increasingly aware of the importance of securing food...
In southwest Cambodia, at the foot of the Cardamom Mountains, is a single dirt road that meanders through the heart of the pristine Areng valley. Ten miles down this road, villagers have...
News, views and experiences of policy makers, practitioners, academics and communities on making rangelands more secure.
An international conference 5-7 March 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa What are the implications of public and private agricultural investments for rural livelihoods, gender relations, and...
Policymakers and media organisations are ignoring the fact that African middle classes and local ruling elites are the biggest drivers of the transfer of land ownership on the continent over the last...
En 2001, l’Europe lançait « tout sauf les armes ». Ce programme permet à une cinquantaine de pays pauvres d’exporter vers l’Europe sans s’acquitter de droit de douanes. Mais Bruxelles n’avait pas...
(Nairobi) – New satellite imagery shows extensive clearance of land used by indigenous groups to make way for state-run sugar plantations in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley, Human Rights...
The news from the Department of Agriculture this week wasn’t good. The USDA’s dour projections suggest that, after a record five-year boom in crop prices, that bubble is set to burst,...
[17/02/2014] Côte d'Ivoire : 24 millions d'hectares mis à la disposition des investisseurs agricoles privés
Pour rattraper le retard en matière de financement du secteur, 24 millions d’hectares ont été mis à disposition d’investisseurs privés. Riz, café, hévéa, ils peuvent tout produire...
[31/01/2014] Des activistes camerounais au tribunal pour protestation pacifique contre un accapareur de terres de Wall Street
Herakles Farms a entrepris de faire, dans la région sud-ouest du Cameroun, une plantation de palmiers à huile de 20 000 hectares qui se heurte à la forte opposition des communautés concernées....
“Nadie nos preguntó, y desde que llegaron hemos pasado hambre”. Sentada bajo un inmenso árbol, rodeada de la mayoría de su aldea, Djanabu Valde se lamenta de la llegada de Agrogeba, una empresa...
[28/01/2014] US Congress takes a historic stance against land grabs-related forced evictions in Ethiopia
Oakland, CA – In a historic move, the US Congress has taken a stance on land grabs-related human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill contains provisions that ensure that...
[21/01/2014] Violating rights and threatening lives: The Camisea gas project and indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation
Oxford, UK (20 January 2014) – A Forest Peoples Programme report published today reveals the severe impacts of Peru’s biggest gas project on indigenous peoples in “voluntary...
The area around Wum in the Northwest Province of Cameroon is notorious as a conflict hotspot. As pressure increases on available land, conflicts occur more frequently between sedentary family farmers...
[08/01/2014] Introducing: Farmland Acquisition in China: Governance, Local Practices and International Experiences
How to manage China’s farmland for sustainable development has become a crucial issue of concern for both policy-makers and the wider public. Rural land acquisition has been widely recognized as a...
Face aux difficultés enregistrées en Afrique par leurs projets d’investissements agricoles pour assurer la sécurisation de leurs approvisionnements, les pays du Golfe réorientent leur stratégie d’...
Following Argentina’s economic crisis in 2001, the country leaned heavily on mining and large-scale agribusiness (especially soy) to reinvigorate its ailing economy. The expansion of these industries...
25 Membres du Parlement Européen ont écrit une lettre (ici) exprimant leur préoccupations quant à l’accaparement de terres en Colombie ainsi que à propos des projets visant à modifier la loi...