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local communities

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local community

Local community is a traditional collectivity with a range of powers covering a certain geographical area and an autonomous management structure.

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Reports & Research
January 2002
Kenya

The report describes the relationships and linkages between the Magadi Soda Company and four group ranches including Olkiramatian. Discussions and planning is carried out to develop mutually beneficial rural development and land use planning.

Estudos Avançados
Journal Articles & Books
December 2001
Brazil

O MOVIMENTO DOS Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra, também conhecido como Movimento dos Sem Terra ou MST, é fruto de uma questão agrária que é estrutural e histórica no Brasil. Nasceu da articulação das lutas pela terra, que foram retomadas a partir do final da década de 70, especialmente na região Centro-Sul do país e, aos poucos, expandiu-se pelo Brasil inteiro.

Reports & Research
November 2001
Myanmar

Für den Energieexport nach Thailand will Burmas Militärregierung einen Großstaudamm bauen, für den Tausende Angehörige der Shan umgesiedelt werden sollen. Der Tasang Staudamm soll am Fluss Salween im zentralen Shan Bundesstaat entstehen. Teile des Gebietes sind bereits entvölkert.

Reports & Research
October 2001
Ghana
Africa

A summary of a larger study commissioned by DFID Ghana. Covers findings of the study and suggestions for moving forward. The conclusions include that tenure insecurity is more widespread than generally recognised, its sources are complex, current strategies are inadequate, promising conditions exist, reform rather than improvement is needed, a community based approach is the way forward.

Reports & Research
October 2001
Myanmar

This report documents in detail the plight of villagers and the internally displaced in these two
northern Karen regions. Since 1997 the SPDC has destroyed or relocated over 200 villages here,
forcing tens of thousands of villagers to flee into hiding in the hills where they are now being

Reports & Research
September 2001
Myanmar

The plight of Internally Displaced People, or IDPs, in Burma was a continuing problem over the year 2000. Burma contributes
over an estimated 1 million IDPs to the estimated world IDP population of 21 million and estimated Asian IDP population of 5
million. (The CIDKP put the IDP number at 2 million in 2000.) Internally displaced persons in Burma live under conditions of

UFAM
Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
June 2001
South America
Brazil
O presente trabalho aborda a relação homem - natureza na Amazônia com base no estudo de caso do Assentamento de Reforma Agrária Iporá. A análise centra-se no estudo das formas de uso e propriedade da terra, a partir da trajetória de vida dos assentados. Entendendo que as formas de relação homem-natureza hoje configuradas na Amazônia são resultado de construção histórico social.
Reports & Research
May 2001
Myanmar

An American dentist travels deep into the world of Burma's Internally Displaced Persons, and discovers a people driven by fear into an uncertain future. Armed with a Colt .45, American dentist Shannon Allison is on a dangerous mission of mercy: to bring emergency medical assistance to Internally Displaced Persons inside Burma.

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