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Reports & Research
January 2015
Asia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
India
Indonesia
Nepal
Pakistan
Philippines

This publication is a collection of 2014 CSO land reform monitoring reports on the status of land tenure and access to land from seven Asian countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Philippines).

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2015
Asia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
India
Indonesia
Pakistan
Philippines

This issue brief highlights the challenges indigenous peoples experience in securing their customary land rights in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Philippines; hence, this publication specifies recommendations for the government and CSOs in strengthening the recognition to indigenous peoples' rights.

Reports & Research
January 2015
India
British Indian Ocean Territory
Pakistan

This study investigates dynamics of land-use shifts, agricultural land-use, and its intensity in relation with urbanization and other factors in Jammu & Kashmir, a mountainous state of India.

Urban open spaces for adolescent girls: An assessment for Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan cover image
Reports & Research
January 2015
Pakistan

Urban open spaces are valued for their health, social, economic, and environmental benefits. Outdoor physical activity is important for the wellbeing of youth, while playfulness is crucial for creativity and innovation. It is observed that in Pakistan the access of adolescent girls to public open spaces and school playgrounds is restricted, but there has been no prior scientific study.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2015
Asia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
India
Indonesia
Nepal
Pakistan
Philippines

This issue brief highlights the challenges women are facing on access to lands, and the strategies in achieving gender justice for land rights - based from the results of the scoping studies on women and land in seven Asian countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines).

Reports & Research
January 2015
Asia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
India
Indonesia
Pakistan
Philippines

This compilation of scoping studies on indigenous peoples in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Philippines reveals how the basic bond of indigenous peoples to land are threatened by forces far more powerful than they are equipped to face.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Pakistan

Pakistan is an agricultural country with an increasing interest for hydropower. Water management problems such as sedimentation and evaporation have been of high concern for surface water reservoirs for many years. Therefore, groundwater storage through subsurface dams could be promising, especially considering the monsoon rainfall and seasonal river flows in Pakistan.