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Spatial Information, Agriculture,  Policy, Asmat Ali, Muhammad Imran, Pakistan
Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
National Policies
September 2020
Asia
Pakistan

Agriculture is directly linked to the socio-economic development of every region. Agriculture impacts us all, whether we are seeking food security, better health or striving to conserve natural resources. Goal 2 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) underlines the significance of agriculture as a means to achieve food security.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Central African Republic
Algeria
France
Norway
Romania
Vietnam
Asia
Europe

The importance of studying coastal areas is justified by their resources, ecosystem services, and key role played in socio-economic development. Coastal landscapes are subject to increasing demands and pressures, requiring in-depth analyses for finding appropriate tools or policies for a sustainable landscape management.

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Reports & Research
July 2020
Africa
South America
Asia
Global

This paper is the culmination of over five years of work to develop and apply the methodology for measuring tenure security for land and property around the globe—Prindex.

Manuals & Guidelines
July 2020
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia

Investment approval processes are the gateway through which governments set the agenda for their country’s investment environment. Yet too often these processes fail to incorporate meaningful requirements regarding participation in decision-making by Indigenous and other affected communities, increasing the risk of under-performing and conflict-ridden investments.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2020
Africa
South America
Central America
Asia

Landscape governance refers to the combination of rules and decision-making processes of civic, private, and public actors with stakes in the landscape, that together shape the future of that landscape.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2020
China
Asia

Drought and vegetation dynamics in the northern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China (NXC), the centre of Asia with arid climate, were assessed using the standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index (SPEI) and the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI).

Encouraging better land use practices among agricultural businesses in Laos
Reports & Research
October 2019
Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Laos

For more than a decade, the government of Lao PDR has promoted commercial uses of agricultural land by private investors. While investment in land has enormous potential to promote Laos’ economic development, benefits have been unevenly distributed across society.

Encouraging better land use practices among agricultural businesses in Laos
Reports & Research
October 2019
Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Laos

For more than a decade, the government of Lao PDR has promoted commercial uses of agricultural land by private investors. While investment in land has enormous potential to promote Laos’ economic development, benefits have been unevenly distributed across society.

The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
Reports & Research
September 2019
Africa
Kenya
Latin America and the Caribbean
United States of America
Asia
Global

The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As governments and other actors struggle over climate change, our environment is irreversibly changing.

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