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Do informal land markets work for poor people?: an assessment of three metropolitan cities in South Africa: analysis of legislation
M. Kihato / Urban LandMark, 2007
This paper seeks to determine what the effects of the regulatory system are on the ability of the urban poor to access, trade and hold land in South Africa. The paper indicates that many of South Africa’s tenure regulatio...
Do informal land markets work for poor people?: an assessment of three metropolitan cities in South Africa
C. Marx / Urban LandMark, 2007
This research investigates the extra-legal ways in which poor people access, trade and hold urban land in different types of settlements in three South African metropolitan areas. The document shows that poor people generally a...
Global Estimates 2014: People displaced by disasters
M. Yonetani / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
IDMC’s latest Global Estimates report shows that 22 million people were displaced in 2013 by disasters brought on by natural hazard events. As in previous years, the worst affected region is Asia, where 19 million people, or 87....
The risk of disaster-induced displacement in south-east Asia and China
C. Lavell; J. Ginnetti / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
With a focus on countries in south-east Asia and China, this is IDMC’s fourth regional study on disaster-related displacement risk. Based on over four decades of data from the ASEAN Member States and China, IDMC has appli...
Unfinished business: Kenya’s efforts to address displacement and land issues in Coast Region
M. Caterina; J. Klos / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
The report analyses displacement in Coast region and identifies tensions over land tenure and poor land governance as key triggers, and obstacles to durable solutions. It provides examples of land issues underlying displacement caused...
Drugs, (dis)order and agrarian change: the political economy of drugs and its relevance to international drug policy
J. Goodhand; P. Meehan; H. Pérez-Niño / Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2014
n May 2014 the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) hosted a workshop, co-funded by NOREF and Christian Aid, designed to facilitate dialogue between scholars working on the political economy of drugs, conflict and development...
Urban land markets: how the poor access, hold and trade land
C. Marx; L. Royston / Urban LandMark, 2007
This Urban LandMark report investigates how the poor access, hold and trade land in different types of settlements in three metropolitan areas in South Africa. The paper suggests that land transactions are taking place outside of the ...
Learning for rural change: 11 stories from Zambia
J. Chavez-Tafur (ed); L. Eggens (ed) / Agri Cultures Network, 2014
In September 2013, the IFAD Zambia Country Programme Management Team worked together with ILEIA to enable the documentation and systematic analysis of what was taking place in the field. Eleven practitioners working in agric...
Smallholder Farming and Achieving Our Development Goals
2014
A thriving smallholder farm sector can be an engine for rural development that is more equitable, sustainable, and productive than one based on a large-scale farm model. A number of factors need to be considered when assessing the ben...
Vulnerability and resilience to climate change in western Honduras
US Agency for International Development, 2014
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC) Project conducted the Western Honduras Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment (Western Honduras VA) in 2014. The ass...
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Do informal land markets work for poor people?: an assessment of three metropolitan cities in South Africa: analysis of legislation
M. Kihato / Urban LandMark, 2007
This paper seeks to determine what the effects of the regulatory system are on the ability of the urban poor to access, trade and hold land in South Africa. The paper indicates that many of South Africa’s tenure regulatio...
Do informal land markets work for poor people?: an assessment of three metropolitan cities in South Africa
C. Marx / Urban LandMark, 2007
This research investigates the extra-legal ways in which poor people access, trade and hold urban land in different types of settlements in three South African metropolitan areas. The document shows that poor people generally a...
Global Estimates 2014: People displaced by disasters
M. Yonetani / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
IDMC’s latest Global Estimates report shows that 22 million people were displaced in 2013 by disasters brought on by natural hazard events. As in previous years, the worst affected region is Asia, where 19 million people, or 87....
The risk of disaster-induced displacement in south-east Asia and China
C. Lavell; J. Ginnetti / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
With a focus on countries in south-east Asia and China, this is IDMC’s fourth regional study on disaster-related displacement risk. Based on over four decades of data from the ASEAN Member States and China, IDMC has appli...
Unfinished business: Kenya’s efforts to address displacement and land issues in Coast Region
M. Caterina; J. Klos / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
The report analyses displacement in Coast region and identifies tensions over land tenure and poor land governance as key triggers, and obstacles to durable solutions. It provides examples of land issues underlying displacement caused...
Drugs, (dis)order and agrarian change: the political economy of drugs and its relevance to international drug policy
J. Goodhand; P. Meehan; H. Pérez-Niño / Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2014
n May 2014 the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) hosted a workshop, co-funded by NOREF and Christian Aid, designed to facilitate dialogue between scholars working on the political economy of drugs, conflict and development...
Urban land markets: how the poor access, hold and trade land
C. Marx; L. Royston / Urban LandMark, 2007
This Urban LandMark report investigates how the poor access, hold and trade land in different types of settlements in three metropolitan areas in South Africa. The paper suggests that land transactions are taking place outside of the ...
Learning for rural change: 11 stories from Zambia
J. Chavez-Tafur (ed); L. Eggens (ed) / Agri Cultures Network, 2014
In September 2013, the IFAD Zambia Country Programme Management Team worked together with ILEIA to enable the documentation and systematic analysis of what was taking place in the field. Eleven practitioners working in agric...
Smallholder Farming and Achieving Our Development Goals
2014
A thriving smallholder farm sector can be an engine for rural development that is more equitable, sustainable, and productive than one based on a large-scale farm model. A number of factors need to be considered when assessing the ben...
Vulnerability and resilience to climate change in western Honduras
US Agency for International Development, 2014
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC) Project conducted the Western Honduras Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment (Western Honduras VA) in 2014. The ass...
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Reseau de Lutte contre la Faim (RELUFA)
The REseau de LUtte contre la FAim (RELUFA) is a non-partisan national network of Cameroonian ecumenical and secular non-profit organizations and mainstream churches. The member organizations come from all regions in Cameroon and have joined forces to develop common strategies against systemic problems of hunger, poverty, and socio-, economic- and environmental injustice
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal. It aims to promote the integration of environmental science and development.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Professional Development for Livelihoods Advisers Website (PLOW)
PLOW was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and supported the professional development of DFID livelihoods advisers. Site was operational between 2006-2008, and is now archived.
TI-UP Resource Centre
TI-UP is a key resource centre providing a one-stop shop for knowledge in the combined fields of Technology, Infrastructure and Urban Planning, serving The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) infrastructure advisors, programme managers, DFID's partners in developing countries, and the wider international development community.
Pastoralism
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. Pastoralists rely on rangelands and livestock for their livelihoods, but exhibit different levels of mobility and market involvement, and operate under a variety of different land tenure regimes. Pastoralism publishes research that influences...
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