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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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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.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
China

Agricultural land resources have been the central issue for the Chinese government in its attempts to secure food and agricultural sustainability. Yet strict land use control does not protect the agricultural land from erosion by urban expansion.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2021
India

Ecosystem Services (ESs) are bundles of natural processes and functions that are essential for human well-being, subsistence, and livelihoods. The ‘Green Revolution’ (GR) has substantial impact on the agricultural landscape and ESs in India. However, the effects of GR on ESs have not been adequately documented and analyzed.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2021
Global

The importance of land manifests in various components of the everyday lives of people insocieties: cultural heritage, livelihood, the environment, economy, and community, among manyothers. Land is a factor of development.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
China

The intensified use of cultivated land is essential for optimizing crop planting practices and protecting food security. This study employed a telecoupling framework to evaluate the cultivated land use intensification rates in typical Chinese villages (village cultivated land use intensifications—VCLUIs).

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Norway

Land use change plays a key role in terrestrial systems and drives the process of ecological pattern change. It is important to investigate the process of land use change, predict land use patterns, and reveal the characteristics of land use dynamics. In this study, we adopted the Markov model and future land use (FLUS) model to predict the future land use conditions in Xi’an city.