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Fair Transitions and the Politics of Land.
Conference Papers & Reports
October 2023
Global

Questions about how land is governed and controlled in the context of multiple crises are key to debates about fair transitions. The energy transition, net-zero ambitions, nature protection, and food system transformation all involve claims on land, water, and forests.

Terra Brasilis
Journal Articles & Books
July 2022
Africa
Guinea-Bissau
Portugal

A presente nota de pesquisa sugere que se atente ao enquadramento epistémico e institucional da ocorrência da geografia humana nas antigas colónias portuguesas, em particular da Missão de Geografia da Guiné, dirigida por Orlando Ribeiro e considerada o momento inaugural desta linhagem, como ponto de partida para procurar agregar os relatos cindidos acerca da afirmação desse saber, por um lado,

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2022
Somalia

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Somalia. This project is implemented by International Organization for Migration (IOM); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); UN-Habitat; Regional Coordination Office Somalia (RCO), and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

December 2021

The paper aims to understand what land rights women have under formal and customary legal systems in pastoral areas in Ethiopia;how these are implemented and what their impact is;and to make recommendations for their convergence. It focuses on two pastoral regions: Afar and Oromia national regional states.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2021
Chad

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Chad. This project is implemented by Kadaster International and Oxfam Novib, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

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Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2021
Rwanda

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Rwanda. This project is implemented by Kadaster International and IDLO, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Hong Kong
United States of America

Rural settlements account for 45% of the world’s population and are targeted places for poverty eradication. However, compared to urban footprints, the distribution of rural settlements is not well characterized in most existing land use and land cover maps because of their patchy and scattered organization and relative stability over time.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
China
Russia
United States of America

Landscapes have multiple functions relating to natural preservation and cultural inheritance, which are fundamental factors for tourist development. Particularly in villages, rural tourism is primarily based on the rural landscape. However, peri-urban villages face complex conflicts of urbanization and ruralism, in which landscapes are dynamic and need synergistic plans and management.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
New Zealand

This paper focuses on the physical attributes of land that intrinsically limit land use and possibly affect land values. In particular, we investigate if the slope of a land does decrease its price and investigate the role of land slope in forming more reliable constant-quality land price indices and aggregate house price indices.

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