IDRC personnel. Address on the evaluation of martial law in the Philippines - analyses the effects of martial law (e.g., lower crime rate, land reform, increased foreign investment, curtailment of civil liberties, higher cost of living, slow pace of social reform); discusses current events in the Philippines (e.g., political ideologycal trends, political power of the technocracy), and pressures that will probably lead to the lifting of martial law. Bibliographic notes.
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Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 1974Philippines
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2010
The report covers activities and outcomes of various projects for enhancing women’s access to land and land titles in Kenya, Mozambique, Madagascar, Nairobi and in other areas of East and Southern Africa, as well as raising awareness about women’s land rights.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2002Guatemala
Library has Spanish version: FONTIERRAS : el modelo de mercado y el acceso a la tierra en Guatemala; balance y perspectivas, resumen ejecutivo
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2006Inde, Asie méridionale
Towards the end of this assessment process, participants decided to present a land petition at the village assembly and with officials of the revenue department, in an attempt to broaden their network of support and draw attention to their rights. The focus of the assessment was neglect of government officials and elected representatives. Participants also recognized that gaps in information and communication related to the Katkari’s legal rights as residents of tribal lands, worsen the situation by keeping from public view illegal advantages held by wealthy landowners.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresdécembre, 2002Afrique
Library ResourcePublication évaluée par des pairsdécembre, 2014
Ideally, poverty indicators improve because poor people’s livelihoods are improved. They can, however, also improve
because poor people are expelled from the territory. This article explores the case of the cattle region of Chontales, Nicaragua, which
during 1998–2005 experienced economic growth and declining poverty rates, spurred by investments and organizational development.
The article argues that in the absence of pro-poor coalitions, these investments facilitated the return and strengthening of the local elite
Library ResourcePublication évaluée par des pairsdécembre, 2020Cameroun, Ghana, Afrique sub-saharienne
The paper critically engages with sustainable development goal targets (SDG-2- Target 2.3; SDG-5) to examine how and why large-scale agricultural land acquisitions modify the social relations of women’s food access. The study draws from impacts of various plantation schemes in Cameroon and Ghana. It argues that the framing of the SDG-2 appears to co-exist alongside promotion of corporate-led agricultural investment.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2005Indonésie
While external forces can take many forms, such as the shock of a natural disaster which destroys productive assets, or the long-term ‘trend’ of consistently declining market prices which limits net incomes, the focus of this research is on the policy and institutional environment both within and outside the local community. The following village report examines linkages between micro-level livelihood realities and macro-level policy and institutional contexts. The project is based on a rural case study site of Saninten village in western Java, Indonesia.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2005Amérique du Sud
The review reveals watershed management research as an interdisciplinary effort at multiple scales within a long-term movement towards informed participatory decision-making. Watersheds, together with aquifers, are the most important units for data collection and modeling in water management. Common property resources (CPRs) are of central importance, especially for low-income inhabitants. The exclusion of women from decision-making is a barrier to proper management as women often have the best understanding of CPR interrelations and management practices.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesavril, 2014Cambodge
Community forestry (CF) and Community Protected Areas (CPA) have been established for well over a decade in Siem Reap province. The study investigates the socioeconomic benefits gained by CPA and CF members from their participation in Community-Based Resources Management CBNRM. In CBNRM, local communities are responsible for the management of local resources. However, many CBNRM initiatives in Cambodia are more controlled by government than by communities. The report analyzes and compares two communities and the results of their CBNRM practices.
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