rural population

2016 tem aumento de 232% na expulsão de famílias do campo
26 May 2017

Segundo a Pastoral da Terra, mortes aconteceram durante ação de despejo em Pau D’Arco (PA) e reforçam aumento da violência no campo.

24 April 2017 to 12 May 2017
Joana Rocha Dias
Henrique Pires dos Santos
Sao Tome and Principe
Cape Verde
CPLP countries


Climate change in the African drylands: Options and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
Reports & Research
November 2009

The drylands of Africa, exclusive of hyper-arid zones, occupy about 43 per cent of the continent, and are home to a rapidly growing population that currently stands at about 325 million people. Dry zones, inclusive of hyper-arid lands, cover over 70 per cent of the continent’s terrestrial surface. Outside of the cities many dryland inhabitants are either pastoralists, sedentary or nomadic, or agro-pastoralists, combining livestock-rearing and crop production where conditions allow.

Seguritizar La Tierra Y Atterizar La Seguridad cover image
Reports & Research
January 2009

En la no tan larga historia de la Humanidad, nuestros antepasados han luchado con demasiada frecuencia por la tierra y el agua. Aquellos tiempos están nuevamente de actualidad.

Managing environmentally-induced migration in drylands: The Win-Win Strategy cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2009

Human activities have resulted in unprecedented phenomena and severe impacts for the 21st century such as land degradation, natural resources scarcity, climate change, and a rapid decline in biodiversity. These alterations engender secondary effects such as political conflicts, disputes over resources, social disruptions and sudden shocks of catastrophic weather events which are becoming more frequent in critical regions of the world, particularly in drylands; and exacerbate threats for human, national and international security.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 1986
Western Africa

Presents an overview of population and land use characteristics of the Kurmin Biri, Abet and Ganawwi areas, all in the subhumid zone of Nigeria, with particular reference to ethnic composition, human & cattle population, cultivation densities and extent of fallow land.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016

Here, more than 100 years of incumbency reports on officers of the irrigation bureaucracy of Punjab, Pakistan, are presented and analyzed. The data highlight how representation changed before and after partition within the irrigation bureaucracy. The data show that the irrigation bureaucracy increased through staffing its representation of local communities and is in its appointments responsive to elected representatives. Therefore, it is argued that empowerment of the local community can be achieved without irrigation management transfer but through the irrigation bureaucracy itself.