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Land Corruption
26 Enero 2021
Authors: 
Helena Vidalic
África
Global

Opening up land-related administrative data, combining it with data from other sources  and processing and making this data available as easily accessible information for women and men equally could be a means to counteracting land corruption in land management, land administration and land allocation. But does open data and enhanced data transparency indeed help to counteract land corruption? 

Foto: Gustavo Pedro
18 Diciembre 2020
Global
Por José Eustáquio Diniz Alves
 
As florestas estão desaparecendo no mundo. Havia 6 trilhões de árvores no passado. Mas a humanidade destruiu a metade das florestas desde o crescimento exponencial da população e da economia.
 
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3 Diciembre 2020
Global
Por Internation Land Coalition 
 
Estudo revela como as políticas neoliberais criam um campo de ''desertos verdes'': sem trabalho, devastador e monótono. Oligarquia rural, agronegócio e fundos especulativos unem-se, controlam terras e são cada vez mais hostis à democracia
 
16 Diciembre 2020
Global

Los ríos, los lagos, la tierra, son sujetos de derechos y como tal, hay que respetarlos

 

Un blog de Delfina Mux Caná*

De niña, recuerdo que cuando acompañaba a mi abuela a las montañas, bosques, ríos y valles, antes de entrar a estos lugares, ella pedía permiso y hablaba con los árboles…

 

Five mega-trends affecting forests will have profound impacts on local communities
15 Diciembre 2020
China
Global

We need to understand the consequences of technology, migration, climate shifts, infrastructure and a growing middle class on forest-dependent people

The fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement offers a moment to reflect on progress towards global climate goals. When it comes to protecting the world’s forests, which are essential to global and national efforts to combat climate change and biodiversity loss, there has been little – if any – progress.

International Anti-Corruption Day: Recover with Integrity by Tackling Land Corruption
9 Diciembre 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Neil Sorensen
África
América Latina y el Caribe
Asia
Europa
Global

Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain, and corrupt practices in the context of land administration and land management have come to be known as ‘land corruption.’ Unfortunately, land corruption is all too common, with one in every five people across the globe paying bribes to access land services. 

8 Diciembre 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Tim Hanstad
Global

In recent months, supreme courts from India to Nigeria and Zimbabwe have issued historic opinions recognizing and

Fonte: The Elephant.info
24 Noviembre 2020
Global

Por Rina Chandran

A desigualdade na distribuição de terras está crescendo em todo o mundo, o que ameaça a subsistência de 2,5 bilhões de pessoas que dependem diretamente da agricultura e agrava as disparidades de gênero e saúde e os impactos da mudança climática, alertaram pesquisadores nesta terça-feira.

The Great Soybean Expansion: Miracle or Curse?
2 Diciembre 2020
Authors: 
Dr. Marcello De Maria
Ms. Amayaa Wijesinghe
Tanzania
Brasil
China
Global

The global soybean trade was worth about 9.5 billion of US dollars in 2000. By the end of this year – in 2020 – it is projected to exceed 60 billion[1]. This is just one of the many figures that explains why the last two decades might be remembered as the Great Soybean Expansion, the period when soybean became one of the most traded commodities in the world – but also one of the most controversial.

Leon Verstappen
1 Diciembre 2020
Authors: 
Prof. Leon Verstappen
Global

 

Leon Verstappen, profesor de derecho privado en la Universidad de Groningen y juez adjunto del Tribunal de Apelaciones de La Haya, ha dejado el cargo de la presidencia de la Junta del Land Portal, cargo que ha ocupado desde la creación de este en 2014. Leon relata su compromiso con el Land Portal desde su inicio como un proyecto de más de una década y su evolución hasta el día de hoy.

 

Uncontrolled deforestation
4 Diciembre 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Francisco Carranza
Ms. Joan Waithira Mwangi
Dr. Maria Paola Rizzo
Mrs. Francesca Romano
África
América Latina y el Caribe
Asia
Global

For centuries, people around the world in the continents of Asia, Africa, Oceania and Latin America have been living off the forests and other natural resources to sustain their livelihoods, their cultural practices and sometimes even religious rituals.

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