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Combating Land Degradation and Desertification: The Land-Use Planning Quandary cover image
Publicação revisada por pares
Fevereiro 2019
Global

Land-use planning (LUP), an instrument of land governance, is often employed to protect land and humans against natural and human-induced hazards, strengthen the resilience of land systems, and secure their sustainability.

Predicting Land Use Changes in Philadelphia Following Green Infrastructure Policies cover image
Publicação revisada por pares
Fevereiro 2019
Estados Unidos

Urbanization is a rapid global trend, leading to consequences such as urban heat islands and local flooding. Imminent climate change is predicted to intensify these consequences, forcing cities to rethink common infrastructure practices.

What Awaits Myanmar’s Uplands Farmers? Lessons Learned from Mainland Southeast Asia cover image
Publicação revisada por pares
Fevereiro 2019
Myanmar

Mainland Southeast Asia (MSA) has seen sweeping upland land use changes in the past decades, with transition from primarily subsistence shifting cultivation to annual commodity cropping. This transition holds implications for local upland communities and ecosystems. Due to its particular political regime, Myanmar is at the tail of this development.

Analysis of High Temporal Resolution Land Use/Land Cover Trajectories cover image
Publicação revisada por pares
Fevereiro 2019
Brasil

In this study, methods, originally developed to assess life course trajectories, are explored in order to evaluate land change through the analysis of sequences of land use/cover. Annual land cover maps which describe land use/land cover change for the 1985–2017 period for a large region in Northeast Brazil were analyzed.

Land Governance in Post-Conflict Settings: Interrogating Decision-Making by International Actors cover image
Publicação revisada por pares
Fevereiro 2019
Burúndi
República Democrática do Congo

Humanitarian and development organizations working in conflict-affected settings have a particular responsibility to do no harm and contribute to the wellbeing of the population without bias.

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.

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.

Publicação revisada por pares
Maio 2018
Global

Statutory recognition of rural communities as collective owners of their lands is substantial,

Publicação revisada por pares
Março 2018
Gana

Agriculture in Africa is not only exposed to climate change impacts but is also a source of greenhouse gases (GHGs). While GHG emissions in Africa are relatively minimal in global dimensions, agriculture in the continent constitutes a major source of GHG emissions.

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