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poverty

The situation in which an individual is not able to afford an adequate standard of living, i.e. not able to buy clothing, food or shelter. The level may vary from country to country.

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Peer-reviewed publication
October 2019
China

Based on cointegration analysis, a vector error correction model (VECM), and the impulse response function method, this paper empirically analyses the interaction among urban expansion, economic development, and population growth in China from 1980 to 2016.

Sensitization of private agricultural investors on responsible land investment in Uganda
Reports & Research
July 2019
Africa
Uganda

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) created the Special Initiative “One world, No hunger” aimed to eradicate extreme hunger and poverty. Special focus is on Action Area 6 “Promotion of responsible land use and improvement of access to land”.

Peer-reviewed publication
July 2019
Africa
Central America
Asia
South America

Land plays an important role in the economies of developing countries, and many theories connecting land inequality with different dimensions of economic development already exist.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Laos

The government of (post)socialist Laos has conceded more than 1 million hectares of land—5 percent of the national territory—to resource investors, threatening rural community access to customary lands and forests. However, investors have not been able to use all of the land granted to them, and their projects have generated geographically uneven dispossession due to local resistance.

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