Women have largely been excluded from the ownership and control of land in Pakistan, which is the single most important source of income and status in the agricultural economy.
The LUMS Social Enterprise Development Centre (SEDC) is working towards capacity building of social enterprises since 2001. Its priority areas include governance, education, health, gender, and micro-finance/poverty reduction.
SEDC harnesses LUMS resources and acts as a facilitator, by providing knowledge based learning to social sector organisations, based on its RTCD strategy i.e.
‘A Guide on Land and Property Rights in Pakistan’ was designed and prepared to facilitate the basic understanding of the complex principles of the Pakistani land and revenue administration system.
- Experts have warned that a controversial deregulation act will serve as a springboard for greater corruption in Indonesia’s forestry sector.
- They say a pervasive lack of transparency will allow companies such as plantation operators to whitewash their illegal occupation of forests or take control of larger swaths of land than permitted, among other risks.
Much of São Paulo’s urban expansion is driven by the development of informal settlements on its periphery, which includes the catchment areas that provide important environmental services such as open space and catchments for drinking water reservoirs. In such areas, governance of land, water services and water resources, traditionally administered separately, are in fact interdependent.
Promoting peace and cooperation in a changing climate.
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