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Equitable tenure rights and equitable access to land, fisheries and forests, for all, women and men, youth and vulnerable and traditionally marginalized people, within the national context.

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Journal Articles & Books
December 2015

Previously lineal and centralized natural resource management and development paradigms have shifted toward the recognition of complexity and dynamism of social-ecological systems, and toward more adaptive, decentralized, and collaborative models.

Agriculture land resources and food security nexus in Punjab, Pakistan: an empirical ascertainment
Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
September 2015

Agriculture is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy. It employs 45% of the labor force, contributes 21.4% to the gross domestic product and provides food to more than 180 million people of the country. The required plethoric resources to produce food correspondingly protect the population against food insecurity.

Reports & Research
January 2015

Recent large-scale investments in agricultural land that are coupled with irrigation present opportunities for increased food production in sub-Saharan Africa. However, to achieve this objective two management issues must be addressed: efficient water use in the face of a looming water scarcity and equity in the sharing of the resource between large-scale investors and smallholder farmers.

Reports & Research
October 2014

Many retiring farmers will need to use their land equity to provide a retirement income. Based on a present value analysis, retiring farmers may either decide to sell or lease their land. The analysis is needed because taxes, liability issues, and goals of the farmer complicate the decision. retirement, land equity, Consumer/Household Economics, Land Economics/Use,

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013

This paper applies a comprehensive equity framework to compare the priorities and trade-offs of different environmental and social certification schemes.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Middle Africa

Assessment of the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of benefit-sharing schemes under large-scale agriculture: lessons from land fees in Cameroon

Reports & Research
June 2012

Cambodia's changing distribution of
income-related outcomes is consistent with the process of
transition from a planned to an open market economy, and the
accompanying growth of incomes. This transformation has
promoted better resource reallocation, expanded the spectrum

Reports & Research
December 2010

Given its seemingly beneficial aspects to socioeconomic development and environmental well-being, the legislative reforms initiated under the Land Act of Bhutan, 2007 have raised so much consternation as well as hope in the minds of the Bhutanese people who either depend on livestock husbandry or leasing out such rights to others with livestock and compensated with payment in cash or kind in th

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa

This brief paper argues that through co-ownership, co-operatives offer a significant pathway for poor beneficiaries to secure land, wealth and financial resources - with benefits being augmented through sound institutions, human capital development and grant support.

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