Sustainable rural development (with the development of social functions) is currently one of the basic objectives of the rural areas policy in Poland.
In many African countries and especially in the highlands of Ethiopia—the investigation site of this paper—agricultural land is highly fragmented. Small and scattered parcels impede a necessary increase in agricultural efficiency. Land consolidation is a proper tool to solve inefficiencies in agricultural production, as it enables consolidating plots based on the consent of landholders.
Growing numbers of policies and programmes aim to integrate small-scale rural producers into agricultural value chains.
Mainland Southeast Asia (MSA) has seen sweeping upland land use changes in the past decades, with transition from primarily subsistence shifting cultivation to annual commodity cropping. This transition holds implications for local upland communities and ecosystems. Due to its particular political regime, Myanmar is at the tail of this development.
To achieve sustainable food systems and agriculture it is crucial to ensure equal opportunities to men and women in the distribution, tenure, governance and management of land and other natural resources, and address the asymmetric power relations, due to local traditions and socio-cultural factors.
Recently, we witnessed an immense increase in international land transactions in the Global South, a phenomenon slowly expanding in northern industrialized countries, too. Even though in Europe agriculture plays a decreasing economic role for rural livelihoods, the increases in land transactions by non-local, non-agricultural investors pervades rural life.
A history of the successful resistance by Mozambican villagers and the farmers’ union UNAC against Africa’s biggest agro-industrial programme, ProSavana, which was an attempt, funded by Brazil and Japan, to transform northern Mozambique’s Nacala Corridor into Brazil’s Mato Grosso, despite the glaringly obvious differences between the two.
A comunidade Uruçu está situada na zona rural do município de Mairi, Bahia-Brasil, próximo ao Rio Jacuípe, clima semiárido, subtropical e ameno. A precipitação pluviométrica média anual varia entre 600 a 800 milímetros, coordenadas geográfica -11.642196 -40.263096.
In many developing countries, only 30 per cent of land rights are registered. This publication aims to support developing countries that have unregistered lands to be able to value these lands. It is intended for policy makers, valuation practitioners, other land professionals and various stakeholders involved in the valuation of unregistered lands.
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La vida por fuera de las ciudades, casi sin excepción, ocupa los últimos puestos en temas de desarrollo, inversión y equidad. Este 30 de octubre este tema será prioridad en la Primera Cumbre Colombia Rural..