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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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Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
United States of America

Understanding factors that motivate conservation behavior among farmers is crucial to addressing societal, soil, water, and wildlife conservation goals. Farmers employ soil conservation practices to maintain agricultural productivity while minimizing impacts to water and wildlife in the long-term.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
United States of America
China
Russia

It is essential to understand how urban plans affect urban growth patterns in order to improve current urban planning and management systems. Few studies have been conducted to analyse urban growth patterns of Shenzhen, an international megacity located in southern China, but none of them revealed the relationships between urban planning and urban growth patterns.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Republic of Korea

Driven by the development of information and communications technology as well as the spread of social networking services (SNS), access to spatial information has changed the way people select sites or areas.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Central America
South America
Peru

Participatory water governance has become highly influential around the world as a means for managing water resources. Scholars and practitioners advocate for the inclusion of previously marginalized communities in water resources management through the devolution of power, responsibility, and participation.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Sweden

Notwithstanding their crucial role in ecosystem functionality, large carnivores generally entail economic costs to hunters due to competition for the same prey. This cost could potentially vary depending on carnivore density and the game hunting values at stake.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
United States of America

Livestock production is under increasing scrutiny regarding its impacts on the environment and its wider role in climate change. Consequently, there are a growing number of private agri-environmental schemes (AES) now operating alongside public AES that offer farmers economic rewards to maintain and enhance the environment.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Southern Africa
South Africa

Contemporary discourses on customary land tenure in Africa, and South Africa in particular, have emphasized the socially embedded and flexible nature of customary land rights, recognising these as inherently more ‘pro-poor’ than individual titling.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Saint-Martin
Brazil
United States of America
Italy
Spain

Landscapes changes are a result of a wide range of interactions between actors and driving forces (DFs). In this study, we quantify the contribution of different types of DFs to processes of land change in the Northern Coast of São Paulo State (NCSP), Brazil, an important region for tourism and the energy sector.

Journal Articles & Books
Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2021
Kenya

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Ethiopia
Malawi
Tanzania
Central African Republic

Although still at incipient stages in most areas, agricultural land markets in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are growing rapidly. While the literature on the region’s land markets is expanding, there has been little attention thus far paid to the drivers of land rental prices.