| Land Portal
Displaying 31 - 40 of 277
Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2018
Global

The typical response to the loss of forest cover has been to plant trees, usually, but not always, on an industrial scale, and with a limited mix of species. Indeed, planted forests now make up 7 percent of the world’s forest area and contribute over 40 percent of the global industrial wood and fibre supply (FAO, 2010). 

Reports & Research
January 2018
Africa

Sahelian Africa is significantly affected by rainfall variability. Its populations are among the poorest and most threatened by climatic changeability and land degradation, as they depend heavily on healthy ecosystems to sustain their livelihoods.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean
Colombia

Este documento contiene la identificación general de la frontera agrícola en Colombia, a escala 1:100.000. En éste se presenta el marco de referencia, la definición de frontera agrícola y el proceso metodológico para su identificación.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2017
Russia

The experience of space images use for creation of land use map for the terriotory of the Svetloyar irrigation system and neighboring households is considered. The investigation territory is located in the north-west area on the right bank part of Kaspian lowland (Volgograd region).

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2017
Global

Participatory mapping of local land use as the basis for planning and decision-making has become widespread around the globe. However, still relatively little is known about the conceptual underpinnings of geographic information produced through participatory mapping in given cultural and linguistic settings.

LEGEND Land Policy Bulletin 8
Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2017
Global

This LEGEND bulletin explores the relationship between agribusiness and land rights. It features articles on the power of local engagement for financial investment, using technology for mapping rights, and catalysing private sector respect for community land rights.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2017
Jamaica
Puerto Rico
Cuba
Haiti
Dominican Republic

Land change in the Greater Antilles differs markedly among countries because of varying socioeconomic histories and global influences. We assessed land change between 2001 and 2010 in municipalities (second administrative units) of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico.

Conference Papers & Reports
May 2017
Global

Share this page