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The Empirical Visibility of Land Use Conflicts: From Latent to Manifest Conflict through Law Enforcement in a National Park in Indonesia

The Empirical Visibility of Land Use Conflicts: From Latent to Manifest Conflict through Law Enforcement in a National Park in Indonesia

Source: Land Use Policy, 2017

Author(s): Yusran Yusran, Muhammad Alif K. Sahide, Supratman Supratman, Adrayanti Sabar, Max Krott, and Lukas Giessen

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land

Added: 01/02/2017

 

The rich literatures about land use conflicts make a valuable contribution by empirically describing the substance of local land use conflicts and through this making those cases accessible for research from multiple science disciplines. Those studies, however, often are descriptive in nature, and have a rather vague theoretical conceptualisation of conflict. We...

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Oil Palm-Community Conflict Mapping in Indonesia: A Case for Better Community Liaison in Planning for Development Initiatives

Oil Palm-Community Conflict Mapping in Indonesia: A Case for Better Community Liaison in Planning for Development Initiatives

Source: Applied Geography, 2017

Author(s): Nicola K. Abram, Erik Meijaard, Kerrie A. Wilson, Jacqueline T. Davis, Jessie A. Wells, Marc Ancrenaz, Sugeng Budiharta, Alexandra Durrant, Afif Fakhruzzi, Rebecca K. Runting, David Gaveau, and Kerrie Mengersen

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Conflict between large-scale oil-palm producers and local communities is widespread in palm-oil producer nations. With a potential doubling of oil-palm cultivation in Indonesia in the next ten years it is likely that conflicts between the palm-oil industry and communities will increase. We develop and apply a novel method for understanding...

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Land Grabbing, Local Contestation, and the Struggle for Economic Gain

Land Grabbing, Local Contestation, and the Struggle for Economic Gain

Source: Sage, 2017

Author(s): Frankline Anum Ndi

Countries: Cameroon

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/01/2017

 

This article examines why peasant communities in South West Cameroon have contested a U.S.-based company’s intentions to establish an agro-industrial palm oil plantation in their region. Land investments in the form of agro plantations, if not properly conceived, negotiated, and implemented, pose a series of threats to the ecological, cultural,...

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"We Have No Voice for That": Land Rights, Power, and Gender in Rural Sierra Leone

"We Have No Voice for That": Land Rights, Power, and Gender in Rural Sierra Leone

Source: Journal of Human Rights, 2015

Author(s): Gearoid Millar

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Gender, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 18/01/2017

 

Much attention has recently focused on the lease of land throughout the global south to nations and corporations in the global north. It is argued that local people's access to and relationships with the land are being redefined and that large segments of these populations are being denied their rights...

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Strategies for Managing Large-Scale Mining Sector Land Use Conflicts in the Global South

Strategies for Managing Large-Scale Mining Sector Land Use Conflicts in the Global South

Source: Resources Policy, 2017

Author(s): Abdul-Wadood Moomen

Countries: Ghana

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 16/01/2017

 

In recent years, land use conflicts between large-scale mining sector and local communities have increased in the global south. However, with proper planning, it is possible that both companies and local communities can co-exist in the landscape. Thus, this paper explores land use conflicts in an emerging mining region as...

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Impact Assessment of Oil Exploitation in South Sudan Using Multi-Temporal Landsat Imagery

Impact Assessment of Oil Exploitation in South Sudan Using Multi-Temporal Landsat Imagery

Source: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2016

Author(s): Alexander Mager, Lars Wirkus, and Elisabeth Schoepfer

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 16/01/2017

 

This scientific report examines the spatial impacts of oil exploitation in Melut County, South Sudan, at six points in the time span between 1999 and 2011, based on Landsat satellite data. Three features were analysed: cropland, oil well pads and roads. Feature extraction consisted of pixel- and object-based classification approaches...

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Demanding Rights in Company-Community Resource Extraction Conflicts: Examining the Cases of Vedanta and POSCO in Odisha, India

Demanding Rights in Company-Community Resource Extraction Conflicts: Examining the Cases of Vedanta and POSCO in Odisha, India

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Kate Macdonald, Shelley Marshall, and Samantha Balaton-Chrimes

Countries: India

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 08/01/2017

 

Amidst intensified competition for land available to private investors in mining, industrial and commercial agriculture sectors, contests between transnational companies and communities over land are emerging in many countries as a significant domain of social conflict. This chapter examines the cases of two company-community conflicts over land in the Indian...

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Conflict in Context: Land Subdivision in Kenya Compounds Climate Costs

Conflict in Context: Land Subdivision in Kenya Compounds Climate Costs

Source: A New Climate for Peace, 2016

Author(s): Jonathan Rozen

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 08/01/2017

 

Eddah Senetoi lives with her son in the small pastoralist community of Elangata Waus. They keep cows, goats, sheep and donkeys to buy food and pay school fees. For her and other pastoralists living in southern Kenya’s Kajiado County, climate change is compounding challenges from land subdivision and privatization, magnifying...

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Política e Ilegalidad en La Guajira

Política e Ilegalidad en La Guajira

Policy and Illegality in Guajira

Source: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung en Colombia, 2016

Author(s): Luis Fernando Trejos Rosero

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 31/12/2016

 

Debido a su ubicación periférica, a su desconexión histórica con las dinámicas político-administrativas de los gobiernos centrales, a sus vínculos comerciales estrechos con el Caribe y al surgimiento sucesivo de bonanzas ilegales, en el departamento de La Guajira se ha ido configurando una suerte de cultura de la ilegalidad.

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Memoria Latente "Documental" [Video]

Memoria Latente "Documental" [Video]

Latent Memory Documentary Film

Source: Centro Nacional de Memoria Histórica, 2016

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Land

Added: 31/12/2016

 

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