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    Cristina Araujo
    Reports & Research
    April, 2011
    South America, Brazil

    Esta pesquisa tem como objetivo discutir o processo de produção do espaço litorâneo a partir da espacialização e regionalização dos meios de hospedagem, procurando identificar as diferentes tipologias presentes, bem como a sua incidência ao longo dos 275 municípios litorâneos, do Amapá ao Rio Grande do Sul. São estudadas e inventariadas as segundas residências, as redes hoteleiras nacionais e internacionais, os resorts e os empreendimentos turísticos imobiliários, frutos da associação entre segundas residências e resorts.

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    FLACSO
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Latin America and the Caribbean, Central America, South America

    A COVID-19 é um acontecimento liminal. Repentinamente, reconfigurou a organização da vida quotidiana, colocou a ordem política à prova e levou à recessão econômica. Confinamento, máscaras, distanciamento social, todas essas medidas preventivas que visam conter o risco de contágio dissolveram formas tácitas da socialização, as quais respondem por boa parte da familiaridade do mundo social que habitamos.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2022
    China, Japan, South-Eastern Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Europe, United Kingdom

     

    This is the PDF version of an online data story published by Land Portal on 12 May 2022.


    Maize is a key global cash crop, produced in every continent except Antarctica. As a flex crop, it has multiple uses including for direct human consumption, as an ingredient for animal feed, as a key component in processed foods, or in ethanol production. According to figures from FAOSTAT, global production increased from 0.2 to 1.2 billion tons between 1961 and 2020.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2021
    Central Asia

    The article reviews the latest available statistical information on gender inequalities in labor markets and in access to financial institutions, social services, and education.

  5. Library Resource
    May, 2021

    An 11 minute film illustrating how rural villagers in Sierra Leone are seeking to ensure justice. When a Chinese rubber company seized their forest and land they came together;used the law and won. Since then they have taken part in a fight to transform Sierra Leone’s systems for land and environmental governance.

  6. Library Resource
    May, 2021
    Namibia

    In Uganda land remains the most sought–after natural resource;but legal and structural mechanisms have not been effective in addressing illegal land evictions faced by vulnerable communities. Most local investors have taken advantage of the structural gaps in land administration which have exacerbated the issuance of multiple titles. This has been compounded by Uganda’s weak justice system and excesses perpetrated by some police officers and the military. In recent times Uganda has witnessed catastrophic forced evictions across the country.

  7. Library Resource
    June, 2021

    The Ninth of March 2021 will go down in history for the residents of Mambasa Territory in Ituri Province as the day the government laid the foundation stone for the Mambasa Land Administration building.

  8. Library Resource
    July, 2021

    On 27 April 2021 President Kenyatta launched the National Land Information Management System (NLIMS);the culmination of years of digitisation of chaotic land records. It is expected to ease title transfers and safeguard public land from grabbers. It coincided with the opening of a National Geospatial Data Centre;an online depository that will contain all the land records in the country.

  9. Library Resource

    FAO Legal Brief 4

    July, 2021

    Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively held lands. Unfortunately women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change and the WRI report shows ways how that can be done. It details case studies from communities in Cameroon;Mexico;Nepal;Indonesia and Jordan.

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