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land use

Arrangements, activities and inputs people undertake in a certain land cover type to maintain it or produce change.

 

Source: ISO/TC 211 Multi-Lingual Glossary of Terms

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Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2022
Africa
Tanzania
Western Africa

Key Messages and Recommendations

• Combating desertification and land degradation while mitigating the effects of drought can secure long-term socio-economic benefits for people living in drylands and reduce their vulnerability to climate change.

Reports & Research
December 2021
Uganda
Philippines

Land use planning is rarely a neutral process. Stakeholders often use it to control access to, ownership
of and use of land. It is therefore essential to have a participatory tool (with constantly counterchecked processes) and flexible monitoring approaches to ensure sustainable land use and secure

Adaptive Perspectives from the Global South
Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.

Pathways to human well-being in the context of land acquisitions in Lao PDR
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2021
Laos

Land acquisitions are transforming land-use systems globally, and their characteristics and impacts on human well-being have been extensively analysed through local case studies and regional or global inventories. However, national-level analysis that is crucial for national policy on sustainable agricultural investments and land use is still lacking.

Don’t forget the smallholder! Finding inclusivity in land investments
Reports & Research
April 2021
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Malaysia
Singapore

This is the report of a webinar which took place on 25th February 2021 organized by the Land Portal Foundation.

Communal Violence in Mauritania and Senegal 1989-1992
Reports & Research
April 2021
Mauritania
Senegal

A local famer-herder conflict over grazing rights in the Mauritanian-Senegal border region has triggered a spiral of violence between Senegalese and Mauritanians in the southern Senegal River bank and different Mauritanian cities. This escalation has to be understood against the background of persistent racism and discrimination of the ‘black’ population of Mauritania.