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Landesa 2022 Annual Report
Reports & Research
January 2023
Africa
Ethiopia
Tanzania
Uganda
Senegal
Colombia
Asia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Bangladesh
India
Global

Land rights are ascendant across the development sector. Movements addressing women’s empowerment, poverty, social justice, food security and climate change are all increasingly turning to land rights to strengthen their cause. In 2022, renowned philanthropist MacKenzie Scott joined these efforts by making an unprecedented $20 million investment in our work. Ms.

Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Global

In the city of Messina the multiplicity of vulnerable situations is a distinctive feature and is representative of the pervasiveness of the risk conditions present in the Italian territory The critical residential tissues are part of an extended geography in which to the conditions of seismic and hydro geomorphological vulnerability are added additional criticalities including altered natural r

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
Global

How land is used is connected to some of the most important issues of our time: sustainable development, economic development, reducing territorial inequalities and the rights of future generations, to name but a few. There is growing recognition that a wide range of policies shape how land is used and managed beyond that of land use and environmental planning systems.

January 2023
Senegal
Cameroon
Iceland
United States of America

In Africa, particularly in Senegal, the issue of gender in land governance remains an equation when it comes to access to land. In a number of West African countries, the issue of gender and land tenure is an ongoing one, insofar as the same obstacles have been identified for vulnerable groups, women in particular.

Reports & Research
January 2023
Mali

La responsabilisation des communautés locales dans la gestion du foncier agricole, gage de paix et de cohésion sociale, est nécessaire. On observe une plus grande implication des acteurs locaux dans la gestion durable des conflits fonciers et la protection des droits coutumiers à la suite de la judiciarisation récurrente des litiges fonciers agricoles.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
Global

Identification of spatiotemporal changes in ecosystem service value and their drivers is the basis for ecosystem services management and decision making. This research selects Fujiang River Basin (FJRB) as the area of study, using the equivalent factor method to estimate the ecosystem service value (ESV) variation and characteristics of its spatial distribution.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2023
Laos

Laos plans to graduate from least developed country status by 2024. To spur economic growth,
the Lao government builds on a resource-based export economy, major mining projects, the
constructions of dams, and the expansion of plantation agriculture. A key focus is the promotion
of foreign direct investment in agriculture and forestry, to promote technology transfer for

January 2023
France

African cities are characterized by urbanization, social and economic problems that very often favor crises in the development of their spaces. The city of Bouake, in the center of Côte d'Ivoire, has been experiencing urban sprawl since 1980. This urban sprawl is the result of shortcomings in urban land governance in Côte d'Ivoire following several land reforms.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
Indonesia

Both human activities and climate change have changed landscapes significantly, especially in coastal areas. Sea level rise and land subsidence foster tidal floods and permanent inundations, thus changing and limiting land use. Though many countries, including Indonesia, are aware of these phenomena, the legal status of this permanently inundated land remains unclear.

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