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agrarian structure

The complex of relationships involving land tenure, production, supporting services and rural institutions. Source: UNBIS Thesaurus, 2009

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Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2015
Paraguay

Este material incluye una breve referencia al marco jurídico que orienta la política de reforma agraria y distribución de tierras, una descripción de la política de tierras en los últimos años, el desempeño del organismo de aplicación de dicha política, el Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo Rural y de la Tierra (INDERT), un recuento de los mecanismos existentes para el acceso a la tierra por part

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2015
Ecuador

Desde una dialéctica analítica, el documento pone en clara la directa relación entre la concentración de la tierra en pocas manos y la demanda por la tierra desde un diverso campesinado que genera peculiares estrategias organizativas y políticas.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2015
Africa
Ghana

Africa has been at the centre of a "land grab" in recent years, with investors lured by projections of rising food prices, growing demand for "green" energy, and cheap land and water rights. But such land is often also used or claimed through custom by communities. What does this mean for Africa? In what ways are rural people's lives and livelihoods being transformed as a result?

Manuals & Guidelines
June 2015
Brazil

Para que esta publicação possa cumprir seu propósito, é necessário entender a importância do controle social para a formulação e implementação de políticas públicas no Brasil e sua ligação com aconstrução de uma sociedade democrática.

Manuals & Guidelines
March 2015
Ecuador

El Observatorio del Cambio Rural (OCARU), en diálogo con organizaciones campesino e indígenas, elaboró esta cartilla de discusión, como una herramienta que contribuya al debate crítico sobre los cambios en la normativa, el modelo y los actores del mundo rural.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2015
Tanzania

In early 2015, Maasai and Datoga citizens living in the Morogoro region of Tanzania were victims of deadly, ethnic violence. According to reports from local media, the assaults were instigated by public figures interested in acquiring land, and state authorities have not intervened to protect Maasai citizens.

January 2015

This paper uses farm panel data from
China to examine the dynamics of land transactions, machine
investments, and the demand for machine services. Recently,
China's agriculture has experienced a large expansion
of machine rentals and machine services provided by

Peer-reviewed publication
December 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

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2014
South America
Chile

This paper presents what is known about the role of agrarian reform and the subsequent counter reform in producing a successful dynamic evolution of Chilean agriculture.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2014
Tanzania

Communal lands are central to the livelihoods of many Tanzanians, particularly to pastoralists and hunter-gatherer groups. But a number of factors can undermine the security of these lands remaining ‘communal,’ in turn threatening the livelihoods of many people and cultures.

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