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  1. Library Resource
    Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image

    Volume 9 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2020
    United States of America

    Green infrastructure (GI), as a concept and as a tool for environmental land-use planning at various scales, has burst onto the academic, political, and policy-making scenes in the last two decades. This tool, associated with strategic planning, offers integrated solutions for improving the ecological connectivity and urban resilience of open spaces, especially those affected by processes of urban sprawl, the abandonment of agriculture, and the territorial fragmentation of habitats and traditional agricultural landscapes.

  2. Library Resource
    Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image

    Volume 9 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2020
    Ghana, Norway

    The disparity in land and food access in Ghana often overlooks the possibility of an underlying gender disparity. This paper explores and interrogates the disparity between land and food access with respect to gender and the evolution of this relationship over the years as a result of the settlement expansion and urban growth within the Adenta Municipality in Ghana. Adopting a mixed pairwise approach of combining spatial analytical tools, vulnerability indexing and resilient indicators, the paper examines the levels and rates of land accessibilities within the stream of modern cities.

  3. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 10

    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2020
    Malawi

    Amid climate change, biodiversity loss and food insecurity, there is the growing need to draw synergies between micro-scale environmental processes and practices, and macro-level ecosystem dynamics to facilitate conservation decision-making. Adopting this synergistic approach can improve crop yields and profitability more sustainably, enhance livelihoods and mitigate climate change.

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    Volume 9 Issue 10

    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2020
    Ethiopia, Kenya

    Many actors in agricultural research, development, and policy arenas require accurate information on the spatial extents of cropping and farming practices. While remote sensing provides ways for obtaining such information, it is often difficult to distinguish between different types of agricultural practices or identify particular farming systems. Stochastic system behavior or similarity in the spectral signatures of different system components can lead to misclassification.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Esta memoria recoge las ponencias de los especialistas y representantes de organizaciones de la sociedad civil que participaron en el XI Foro de la Tierra ALC denominado “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la gobernanza de la tierra” , realizado del martes 13 al viernes 16 de octubre de forma virtual debido a la situación de emergencia sanitaria mundial por la COVID-19.

  6. Library Resource

    Land and Food Security

    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2020
    Russia

    The main principles and features of conducting agricultural roduction are highlighted. The ways of ensuring sustainable development of agricultural production, food security of the country,  and export of agricultural products are shown. Markets of agricultural products, resources, the efficiency of land, labor, and capital use in the agricultural sector are considered. For undergraduate students studying in the field of land management and cadastre.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2020
    Global

    La terre a toujours été un bien très contesté. Le contrôle des terres et des ressources liées reflète les relations de pouvoir d’une région, d’un pays et constitue un indicateur des injustices sociales existantes. En même temps, ces ressources sont centrales dans la question des droits, des moyens d’existence et de l’identité de petits producteurs alimentaires. Depuis le début, elles ont été au cœur du mouvement pour la souveraineté alimentaire. Ce numéro de la Nyéléni Newsletter est la seconde édition de cette année consacrée au thème de la terre.

  8. Library Resource
    UN Webtv
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2012
    Africa
    Na primeira década do século XXI, em todo o mundo foram adquiridos, por estrangeiros, 203 milhões de ha de terras, sendo 134 milhões localizados na África. Esta “corrida às terras”, promovida por países desenvolvidos ou em desenvolvimento, entre os quais o Brasil, é caracterizada por investimento agrícola e aquisição de terras para satisfazer basicamente demandas alimentares ou energéticas. Das terras adquiridas, 78% foram direcionadas para atividades agrícolas.
  9. Library Resource
    Spatial Information, Agriculture,  Policy, Asmat Ali, Muhammad Imran, Pakistan

    The Challenge of Spatial Information Accessibility for Agricultural Policies: Case of Pakistan

    Journal Articles & Books
    Peer-reviewed publication
    National Policies
    September, 2020
    Asia, Pakistan

    Agriculture is directly linked to the socio-economic development of every region. Agriculture impacts us all, whether we are seeking food security, better health or striving to conserve natural resources. Goal 2 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) underlines the significance of agriculture as a means to achieve food security. United Nations in its recently published report titled “World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020”(UN, 2020) has declared agriculture as one of the global priorities for achieving high-quality health care and formal employment opportunities.

  10. Library Resource
    Imazon
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil
    Guimarães, J., Amaral, P., Pinto, A. & Gomes, I. Preços de Produtos da Floresta: uma década de pesquisa e divulgação (p. 52). Belém: Imazon, 2019
     

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