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  1. Library Resource
    janvier, 2013
    Chili, Pérou, Colombie, Équateur, Bolivie, Argentine, Venezuela, Mexique, Brésil, Amérique latine et Caraïbes

    How have Latin American countries been using Environmental Impact Assessments in order to build more sustainable extractive industries? A focus on Peru provides some interesting lessons.

    Is it possible to develop extractive industries while preserving the environment? Several Latin American countries have been attempting to improve the environmental sustainability of their extractive industry sectors by developing their legal frameworks, in particular through the use and adaptation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) tool.

  2. Library Resource
    janvier, 2004
    Panama, Costa Rica, Colombie, Pérou, Amérique latine et Caraïbes

    This paper discusses issues surrounding indigenous land rights, sharing an understanding and information about land tenure and titling within Latin America. The study focuses on examples from the country level, with the aim of influencing policy coherence and legislation.In particular, Chapter four of this document examines the implications of indigenous land tenure for natural resource management, using case studies from Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama and Peru.

  3. Library Resource
    janvier, 2001
    Honduras, Chili, Ukraine, Indonésie, Kirghizistan, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Guyana, Bélarus, République centrafricaine, Nicaragua, Tadjikistan, Turkménistan, Madagascar, Ouzbékistan, Cameroun, République-Unie de Tanzanie, Équateur, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée, Fédération de Russie, Arménie, Brésil, Océanie, Afrique sub-saharienne, Amérique latine et Caraïbes, Asie orientale

    Report which alleges that International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and policies have caused extensive deforestation in each of the 15 countries of Africa, Latin America, and Asia studied.This forest loss, the author claims, has occurred both directly and indirectly through:the IMF's promotion of foreign investment in natural resource sectorsausterity measures that cut spending on environmental programsprograms that have unwittingly worsened the conditions of povertythe IMF.s insistence upon export-oriented economic growth.The report finds that:IMF induced cuts have impeded:Promotion of resp

  4. Library Resource
    janvier, 2012
    Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Guatemala, Pérou, République-Unie de Tanzanie, Ghana, Inde, Thaïlande, Afrique sub-saharienne, Asie méridionale, Amérique latine et Caraïbes, Asie orientale, Océanie

    This comparative study highlights that rainfall variability and food insecurity are key drivers for human mobility. The empirical research is based on eight country case studies, including a 1,300 household survey and participatory research sessions involving 2,000 individuals. The results reveal that migration is an important risk management strategy for vulnerable households. Land scarce households trying to cope with food insecurity send migrants during the hunger season to find food or money to buy food.

  5. Library Resource

    Many water resources in Mexico run through indigenous areas. Mexican governments have often made management decisions on the basis of perceived economic needs, rather than concern for the people and ecosystems involved. This trend continues today, despite recent agreements with indigenous groups over water use.Up to 10 percent of Mexico’s population are indigenous
    people. They are reliant on water resources running through their territories
    and face major challenges as a result of government management policies. Research

  6. Library Resource
    janvier, 2008
    République-Unie de Tanzanie, Inde, Libéria, Guatemala, Colombie

    In context of the recent emergence of the debate on rights-based approaches (RBA) to conservation, this paper provides a collaborative piece of work on the constitution of RBA’s and some of the key issues surrounding them. It also looks at some examples from countries where there is a need for RBA’s.

  7. Library Resource
    janvier, 2006
    Honduras, Amérique latine et Caraïbes

    This report summarises the results of a monitoring and evaluation project of Independent Forest Monitoring (IFM) in Honduras.

  8. Library Resource
    janvier, 2015

    Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the Mexican military. This CMI Insight focuses on the key conflict dimensions since the Mexican revolution (1910-1917) and up till today.

  9. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    janvier, 2015
    Afrique, Guatemala, Cambodge, Afghanistan

    This rapid evidence assessment (REA) investigates how public overseas investments supported by developed country governments respect legitimate land tenure rights, especially in countries without a strong system for protecting existing tenure rights. The REA assesses material from the limited number of studies (20) available about donor-supported investment projects involving land. Most are from African countries, but the evidence also includes cases from Afghanistan, Guatemala and Cambodia.

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