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Land use and land use legislation for Crown lands in St. Vincent. Caribbean Geography. Vol.6, No.2, p.97-111.
Pressures on the land to produce for the export market have resulted in some Crown Lands being sold or leased to farmers. New legislation has been drafted to protect lands on steep slopes, forest reserves and watershed…
Beyond 'land sparing versus land sharing': environmental heterogeneity, globalization and the balance between agricultural production and nature conservation
(Elsevier Science, 2013-10)
By addressing the trade-offs between food production and biodiversity conservation at landscape and ecoregion scales, the land sparing/sharing debate has made a significant contribution to land use science. However, as ...
Why have land use change models for the Amazon failed to capture the amount of deforestation over the last decade?
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-07-01)
Land cover change in the Neotropics represents one of the major drivers of global environmental change. Several models have been proposed to explore future trajectories of land use and cover change, particularly in the ...
Urban land reform: How does it help the poor? Examples from Trinidad and Indonesia.
(International Symposium: The Urban Challenge of Developing Nations, 2011-09-06)
The hypothesis of this paper is that land tenure in Third World countries is regulated by socio-political institutions rather than the market. It argues, that land reform has to start from a knowledge of local conditions ...
CNIRD Symposium on 'Land and Sustainable Development : a People's focus' Report of the CNIRD Land Symposium. St. Augustine
Addresses participant's concerns on the relevance and responsiveness of the political and administrative directors to their land and other needs, tenure, squatting, structures for land management, technical help in planning, ...
Land and building survey of selected urban areas: Instruction manual.
Describes how use of land and building surveys should be conducted, including preparation, field work, plotting of maps and coding of land use activities.
Human and Physical Dimensions of Land Use/Land Cover in Amazonian landscapes: a comparative approach.
(In: LBA-ECO SCIENCE TEAM BUSINESS METTING, 14., 2003, Fortaleza. Digital Abstracts... Fortaleza: INPA-LBA Central Office; São José dos Campos: INPE, 2003., 2003)
GIS Applied to the Mapping of Land Use, Land Cover and Vulnerability in the Outcrop Zone of the Guarani Aquifer System
(Elsevier B.V., 2015-01-01)
This study presents the vulnerability mapping of Guarani Aquifer System (GAS) in the municipality of Ribeirao Bonito, the central region of the state of Sao Paulo, through the application of Pesticide DRASTIC index assigned ...