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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    mars, 2021
    Canada, Chili, Espagne, Royaume-Uni, Grèce, Mexique, Panama, Philippines, États-Unis d'Amérique, Afrique du Sud, Afrique australe

    Nature-based solutions (NbS) include all the landscape’s ecological components that have a function in the natural or urban ecosystem. Memorial Parking Trees (MPTs) are a new variant of a nature-based solution composed of a bioswale and a street tree allocated in the road, occupying a space that is sub-utilised by parked cars. This infill green practice can maximise the use of street trees in secondary streets and have multiple benefits in our communities. Using GIS mapping and methodology can support implementation in vulnerable neighbourhoods.

  2. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    novembre, 2019

    Law Number 5 of 1960 concerning Basic Regulations on Agrarian Principles is widely praised as the great work of the Indonesian nation which is revolutionary, responsive and combines the undeniable combination of individualism and communalism. However, the achievement of these laws is not achieved and spending is more likely to fail due to normative and ideological reasons. This paper tries to bring the study of the law to a more empirical direction by using theories of public policy implementation.

  3. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    avril, 2018
    Australie, Royaume-Uni, États-Unis d'Amérique

    This study examined how planning mechanisms support affordable housing supply in Australia and overseas. In England 43 per cent of affordable housing built in 2015–16 (12,866 units) were delivered due to inclusionary planning requirements, while more than 500 cities in the United States have inclusionary zoning or impact fee requirements to supply affordable housing. In Australia planning systems can support affordable housing supply, but additional funding or subsidy is usually required to produce homes affordable to those on low and very low incomes.

  4. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    octobre, 2014
    Bénin, Canada, Éthiopie, Royaume-Uni, États-Unis d'Amérique

    Food-for-work (FFW) programs are commonly used both for short-term relief and long-term development purposes. In the latter capacity, they are increasingly used for natural resources management projects. Barrett, Holden and Clay (forthcoming) assess the suitability of FFW programs as insurance to cushion the poor against short-term, adverse shocks that could, in the absence of a safety net, have permanent repercussions.

  5. Library Resource

    Land Use Policy Volume 76

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    juillet, 2018
    Royaume-Uni, États-Unis d'Amérique

    We assess the production impacts of a 100% conversion to organic agriculture in England and Wales using a large-scale linear programming model. The model includes a range of typical farm structures, scaled up across the available land area, with the objective of maximising food production. The effects of soil and rainfall, nitrogen (N) supply/offtake and livestock feed demand are accounted for. Results reveal major reductions in wheat and barley production, whilst the production of minor cereals such as oats and rye increase.

  6. Library Resource
    Land Use Policy

    Land Use Policy Volume 100

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    janvier, 2021
    États-Unis d'Amérique, Royaume-Uni

    Formal regulation of private property and exploration of “risk transmission” across ownerships are two popular means for addressing wildfire management at landscape scales. However, existing studies also indicate that a number of barriers exist for implementing formal regulations surrounding wildfire risk, and that few efforts gauge influences on the resident support that serves as an important antecedent to implementation.

  7. Library Resource
    Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image

    Volume 9 Issue 11

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    novembre, 2020

    In a context of aging, low fertility, and progressive slowdown of both internal population mobility and international migration at working age, residential mobility at older ages was regarded as an emerging phenomenon in Mediterranean Europe, a region with increasingly attractive retirement places. The present work discusses the socioeconomic processes (and the environmental impacts) associated with an increasing flow of retirees, which decide to settle from ‘Northern’ countries to Southern Europe, concentrating in coastal districts and in rural countryside.

  8. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 10

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    octobre, 2020
    Ghana, Royaume-Uni

    In West Africa, where the majority of the population relies on natural resources and rain-fed agriculture, regionally adapted agricultural land-use planning is increasingly important to cope with growing demand for land-use products and intensifying climate variability. As an approach to identify effective future land-use strategies, this study applied spatially explicit modeling that addresses the spatial connectivity between the provision of ecosystem services and agricultural land-use systems.

  9. Library Resource
    Report of a Home Office fact-finding mission to Sri Lanka

    Conducted between 28 September and 5 October 2019. Published: 20 January 2020.

    Rapports et recherches
    janvier, 2020
    Sri Lanka, Royaume-Uni

    ABSTRACTED FROM PURPOSE OF THIS MISSION: The purpose of the mission was to gather accurate and up-to-date information from a range of sources about a number of issues concerning the treatment of Tamils including the government’s attitude to diaspora activities and the treatment of members of diaspora groups, in particular members of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE). The mission was also interested in gathering information about the treatment of members and former members of the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Eelam (LTTE).

  10. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 7

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    juillet, 2020
    Royaume-Uni, États-Unis d'Amérique

    Globally, coastal communities are impacted by hazards including storm events, rising water levels, and associated coastal erosion. These hazards destroy homes and infrastructure causing human and financial risks for communities. At the same time, the economic and governance capacity of these communities varies widely, impacting their ability to plan and adapt to hazards. In order to identify locations vulnerable to coastal hazards, knowledge of the physical coastal changes must be integrated with the socio-economic profiles of communities.

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