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Conflicts in rural land use - the need for a national policy

Conflicts in rural land use - the need for a national policy

report of a Conference held in London on 28/29 February 1980

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Published by Institute of Biology in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(organised by) Institute of Biology, Environment Division ; edited by Kenneth Mellanby.
ContributionsMellanby, Kenneth, 1908-, Institute of Biology. Environment Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 74p.
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14159640M

With the rapid development of urbanization and industrialization, land exploitation in China has caused a decrease of cultivated land, posing a threat to national food security. To achieve the goals of both economic development and cultivated land protection, China launched an urban–rural land replacement measure supported by a new land use policy of “increasing vs. decreasing balance Author: Jing Wang, Yurui Li, Qianyi Wang, Kee Cheok Cheong. Land-use planning is defined as a systematic assessment of land and water potential, alternatives for land use, and the economic and social conditions Land-use planning can help coordinate various land uses in a watershed, thereby minimizing conflicts and sustaining water quantity and .

  The said policy guidelines were placed before the ‘National Land Use and Wasteland Development Council’ under the chairmanship of Prime Minister and its first meeting was held on 6th February, The Council agreed to the adoption of policy and circulated the same throughout the country for adoption after suitable considerations at the. Support the Rural Landscape Create an economic climate that enhances the viability of working lands and conserves natural lands Strategies: • Ensure the viability of the resource economy of the region • Promote rural products in urban areas and support other urban-rural links • Link rural land preservation strategies to great neighborhoodsFile Size: 1MB.

Rural livelihoods are enhanced through effective participation of rural people and rural communities in the management of their own social, economic and environmental objectives by empowering people in rural areas, particularly women and youth, including through organizations such as local cooperatives and by applying the bottom-up approach. 4 Changing land issues and implications for rural land users: evidence from two case studies 29 Land access dynamics 29 Land fragmentation, farm size and distance to farms 33 Changing crop choices 39 Access to common resources 42 Land disputes and tenure security considerations 43 Food security concerns 48File Size: 1MB.


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Sanjoy Chakravorty, author of a book on conflicts over land in India, explains the problems bedevilling land acquisition in the country. Land tenure issues will be of critical importance in the future as only very few respondents held an official land title, and pastoralists appeared less prepared for land disputes than crop Author: Rashid Adisa.

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Land-Use Control. Activities such as Zoning, the regulation of the development of real estate, and city planning. Land-use controls have been a part of Western civilization since the Roman Empire in b.c.

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Land use policies are often complex and require co-ordination across all levels of government as well as across policy sectors. Not surprisingly, land use decisions can be contentious and conflicts over land use are common across the OECD.

The second part discusses the fast-growing literature on intensifying competition and conflict centered on land, driven by conflicts over legitimate claims to both land per se and to authority over landed resources and people from national to the most local levels; the increase in land transfers and in localized attempts to formalize land Cited by: Land use involves the management and modification of natural environment or wilderness into built environment such as settlements and semi-natural habitats such as arable fields, pastures, and managed use by humans has a long history, first emerging more t years ago.

It also has been defined as "the total of arrangements, activities, and inputs that people undertake in a. energy – land-use conflicts are inevitable. Conflict can arise in and between interests such as environmental conservation, development, agriculture, forestry, recreation, communities and land owners.

Thus, it is clear that the need for us to understand and build upon our knowledge of how to manage/resolve conflicts is Size: 3MB. This report argues that better land use governance requires the use of a broader set of public policies to influence land use.

In particular, the incentives for particular land uses provided by fiscal instruments and tax policies need to be better aligned with land use objectives.

This has created a need for a clearly defined national usage policy and an accompanying regulation and management system. These issues are rarely present in the national and international media, but have transformed the lives of many Colombians living in rural areas. Source: Endesa. El Quimbo Dam.

Goals / Objectives Objectives 1. Examine the aging of the rural population within the context of overall U.S. population aging, describe how in-migration, aging-in-place, and other demographic forces shape the spatial distribution and composition of rural older populations, and analyze the impacts of retirement migration and aging-in-place on individual and community well-being in retirement.

Stakeholders need analysis of land-use impacts to help balance competing interests, allowing efficient use of rural land while protecting rural amenities. Rural amenities threatened by rapid housing and infrastructure development include local food supplies, air and water quality, natural resource-related jobs, and quality of life.

The Mano River conflicts are to be understood in terms of their agrarian roots. A way forward: agrarian opportunities and justice. If war in the Mano River region is a product of a forced division of labour, what are the antidotes. In Sierra Leone we now know, for a fact, that poor, rural youth formed the bulk of the by: Studies that see the main root of land tenure-related conflicts in peri-urban areas are in different interests, such as the need for land for settlement, the right to use and manage, the production of income from land, depriving others of the land, transfer of land and the right to compensation (conflict of interest - Cited by: 4.

Land-related conflicts in India are on the rise despite some of the most progressive legislations to protect people’s rights over land and forest. Land and forest rights experts and activists from 13 Asian countries including India attended the annual Asia Land Forum, organised by the International Land Coalition Asia.

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blue or city vs. country, political tensions are best addressed by letting people run their own lives.Resistance to land expropriation and house demolition has produced some extreme incidents in past years, such as self-immolation in Hubei and Hunan in (Ji, ; Yan et al., ).

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