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Ghana palm oil development, taken on 11 September 2013 in Ghana near Amantia Asuotwene. Photo by Jbdodane.
Recursos e Ferramentas de Treinamento
Fevereiro 2019
África
África subsariana

New research by the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative has revealed that land disputes can cause losses of up to $101 million across a range of agricultural projects in Africa, while at the same time causing significant harm and stress to local communities who have a claim to the land.

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Relatórios e Pesquisa
Fevereiro 2019
África Ocidental
Serra Leoa

Date: 7 mars 2019

Source: FarmlandgrabFIAN Belgium

QTR brief - The Tenure Risk Tool
Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Fevereiro 2019
África
África subsariana
Tenure disputes – or disputes over claims to land and natural resources – are endemic in emerging market agricultural land investments.  

 

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Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Fevereiro 2019
África
África subsariana
Depending on the size and location of their investment, oil palm producers and investors risk losing between $8.3 and $22.1 million due to operational delays caused by active land tenure disputes.
Reconsidering Sovereignty, Ownership and Consent in Natural Resource Contracts: From Concepts to Practice
Artigos e Livros
Janeiro 2019
Global

A wave of commercial investments in the natural resource sectors has rekindled debates about the place of contracts in the interface between economic governance and control over natural resources.

Understanding Land in the Context of Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: A Brief History of Land in Economics
Artigos e Livros
Janeiro 2019
África
América Latina e Caribe
Ásia
Global

In economics, land has been traditionally assumed to be a fixed production factor, both in terms of quantity supplied and mobility, as opposed to capital and labor, which are usually considered to be mobile factors, at least to some extent.

Expropriation of Real Property in Kigali City: Scoping the Patterns of Spatial Justice cover image
Publicação revisada por pares
Janeiro 2019
Ruanda

The key question in this article is the extent to which current real property expropriation practices in Kigali city promote spatial justice. Current studies focus on the ambiguous manner in which real property valuation had been regulated by the expropriation law of 2007, leading to unfair compensation and various conflicts between expropriating agencies and expropriated people.

Artigos e Livros
Dezembro 2018
Laos

The government of (post)socialist Laos has conceded more than 1 million hectares of land—5 percent of the national territory—to resource investors, threatening rural community access to customary lands and forests. However, investors have not been able to use all of the land granted to them, and their projects have generated geographically uneven dispossession due to local resistance.

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Publicação revisada por pares
Dezembro 2018
África Ocidental
Burkina Faso

Date: 13 mai 2019

Source: Foncier & Développement

Par: Alexis Gonin (Université Paris Nanterre)

 

Revista Territorio e Fronteiras
Artigos e Livros
Dezembro 2018
América Latina e Caribe
América do Sul
Brasil

Neste trabalho, abordam-se narrativas orais de moradores da Vila de Umarizal, município de Baião banhado pelo Rio Tocantins, e de moradores da Vila de Santa Isabel, no baixo Araguaia, município de Palestina do Pará.

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Arakan Oil Watch (AOW) is an independent non-governmental community based organization. AOW aims to protect and promote human rights and environmental abuses that result from multinational oil and gas companies in Arakan State and other parts of Burma.

Martinus Nijhoff Publishers was an independent academic publishing company dating back to the nineteenth century, which is now an imprint of Brill Publishers. Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The name was changed to Brill–Nijhoff. Brill is a prestigious imprint with its portfolio focuses on areas in Public International Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and increasingly on International Relations. Brill publishes over 800 books per year in both print and electronic format.

CEAS

Desde que foram lançados (1969), os Cadernos do CEAS buscam discutir criticamente temas diversos, que se relacionam com questões sociais, sempre na perspectiva de analisar a realidade brasileira em sua inserção internacional, apontando as iniciativas das classes trabalhadoras como caminho para a superação das situações de opressão e dos seus traços mais perversos, com o resgate da gigantesca desigualdade social que torna o Brasil um caso único e extremo entre os países industrializados.

Our mission is to support the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs, and to make a lasting difference to people’s lives in some of the world’s poorest places.

The Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS) was established as an autonomous research Centre in 1980. Appreciating its role in the promotion of research and training, the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, recognized it as a national institute in the year 1986 and included the Centre in its network of institutions.

SEKELEKANI é uma instituição moçambicana independente, sem fins lucrativos, de promoção de comunicação para o desenvolvimento, conceito que se refere a sistemas de comunicação em dois sentidos, orientados para enaltecer o diálogo entre os decisores de políticas públicas e as partes interessadas, nomeadamente as comunidades destinatárias do desenvolvimento, permitindo-lhes exprimir os seus pontos de vista, as suas aspirações e preocupações, participando, desse modo, na formulação da agenda do seu desenvolvimento.

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces.

Our mission: Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet. 

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Ciências Sociais Unisinos é uma publicação quadrimestral da Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – Unisinos e dedica-se a publicar artigos inéditos que contribuam para a reflexão e o estudo interdisciplinar das Ciências Sociais.

 

A Confederação Nacional das Associações de Moradores, fundada no dia 17 de janeiro de 1982, presente no movimento nacional popular e comunitário, tem como seu papel organizar as federações estaduais, uniões municipais e associações comunitárias, entidades de bairro e similares.

CBU

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The motto of the Copperbelt University is "Knowledge and Service" . Enshrined in the motto are the following strands:

For 55 years DEG, a subsidiary of KfW, has been a reliable partner to private-sector companies operating in developing and emerging countries. We provide them with long-term financing and promotional programmes, and advise them as they implement their investments. They can thus develop successfully and sustainably, while generating local added value and creating qualified jobs. As a development finance institution, we deliberately enter difficult markets as well, and promote private sector expansion there.

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