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Peer-reviewed publication
October 2019
Vietnam

Since the 2000s, agricultural land acquisition (ALA) for urbanization and industrialization has been quickly implemented in Vietnam, which has led to a huge socioeconomic transformation in rural areas. This paper applies the sustainable livelihoods framework to analyze how ALA has impacted the socioeconomic status (SES) of rural women whose agricultural land was acquired.

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2019
Burkina Faso
China
Ethiopia
Indonesia
Vietnam
Western Africa
Eastern Africa
Eastern Asia
South-Eastern Asia

Modelling socio-ecological systems, in which social and ecological systems interact each other and co-evolve, are useful for supporting decisions in managing landscape ecosystems.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2019
Vietnam

The present study revealed how local socioecological knowledge elucidated during participatory rural appraisals and historical remote sensing data can be combined for analyzing land use change patterns from 1954 to 2007 in northwestern Vietnam.

Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2019
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam
South-Eastern Asia

Recognising that trade drives illegal logging and that poor governance enables it, the European Union (EU) developed the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan. Effective participation of all actors — especially staff from governments, the private sector and civil society — is a must to strengthen forest governance.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2019
Vietnam

The Vietnamese government is currently attempting to upgrade rice value chains in the Mekong River Delta by encouraging (i) vertical coordination between exporters and farmers through contract farming, and (ii) horizontal coordination among farmers through the “small farmers, large field” program.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2019
Vietnam

Between Vietnam’s independence and its reunification in 1975, the country’s socialist land tenure system was underpinned by the principle of “land to the tiller”. During this period, government redistributed land to farmers that was previously owned by landlords. The government’s “egalitarian” approach to land access was central to the mass support that it needed during the Indochinese war.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Vietnam

Researchers and development practitioners have an interest in the relationship between land and rural livelihoods. In this context, agricultural land is being increasingly lost because of developing industrialization in the provinces of Vietnam. The livelihoods of people, whose land is appropriated, are affected.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Vietnam
Asia
South-Eastern Asia

The study provides a framework to estimate the health risk of farmers using wastewater in agriculture.
The study addresses the SDG 6.3: to contribute to inform water recycling and reuse.
Exposure to wastewater via contact with Nhue River water, pond water and composted excreta represents an important health risk.

Multimedia
March 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Malawi
Tanzania
Uganda
Benin
Ghana
Niger
Nigeria
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

Wave 2 country infographics in one document. Countries include: Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom and Vietnam

Reports & Research
March 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Cambodia
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice. A fundamental way of understanding the strength of property rights is through citizens' perceptions of them. Yet perceptions of tenure security have never been collected at a global scale.