Andre Torre

Andre Torre
French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE) | INRAE

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In this research two cases of infrastructure development (Chotiari and Diamer Bhasha Dams) from Pakistan were studied in terms of a superposition of land uses and their consequences. For this purpose, we obtained qualitative information from both primary as well as secondary sources. Primary data were collected through a partially developed questio...
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Anaerobic digestion has recently gained interest in contributing to territorial strategy regarding the deployment of the circular economy and energy transition. Most projects bring together multiple actors from a wide variety of backgrounds. The article analyzes the evolution of synergies and cooperative behaviors between local stakeholders over th...
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The rise of a geography of discontent highlighted in recent studies points to a strong association between voting for populist parties and territories with socioeconomic difficulties. While discontent has primarily been addressed through the analysis of populist votes, we provide additional elements of analysis by comparing these populist votes to...
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Many European countries have implemented development policies for regions and territories in order to contribute to their growth and reduce inequalities. The EU has developed policies for cohesion and smart development which aim to promote the growth of all territories and reduce the gaps between them. The implementation of those policies raises qu...
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Anaerobic digestion has recently gained interest in contributing to territorial strategy regarding the deployment of the circular economy and energy transition. Most projects bring together multiple actors from a wide variety of backgrounds. The article analyzes the evolution of synergies and cooperative behaviors between local stakeholders over th...
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Le modèle d'économie circulaire, envisagé comme une solution adaptée aux défis globaux des changements climatiques, est aujourd'hui souvent proposé pour la conception et la fabrication de produits à forte valeur ajoutée, générateurs de nouvelles activités économiques pourvoyeuses d'emplois et de valeur dans les territoires. Cet article contribue à...
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Les résultats présentés dans ce numéro d'Innovations Agronomiques sont issus du travail réalisé au cours du Programme PSDR4 (Pour et Sur le Développement Régional), entre 2015 et 2020, voire au-delà pour les productions faisant suite aux projets de recherche. Le Programme PSDR a réuni plus de 1100 chercheurs et acteurs partenaires, qui ont travaill...
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Cet article analyse les dimensions coopératives des processus de développement territorial et montre comment la mise en œuvre de relations de coopération contribue à leur réussite. On insiste sur le fait qu’il ne s’agit pas seulement d’une question de coordination entre entreprises ou organisations productives mais plus fondamentalement de l’implic...
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In this paper, we are interested in industrial and territorial ecology (ITE), whose aim is to optimize the management of material and energy flows between local economic players by drawing inspiration from the cyclical nature of natural ecosystems. The organizational elements, specifically the forms of coordination between actors, appear to be cent...
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One of the main factors preventing food production in urban and peri‐urban areas is territorial oppositions between different land uses. The aim of this article is to address the question of conflicts close to large urban centers, taking the example of the São Paulo Metropolitan Region (SPMR), a representative urban area, which includes both food i...
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Proximities play a very central role in the Covid-19 crisis, whether they promote the spread of the pandemic, reduce human and social interactions, or allow for exchange and contact at a distance. In this article, we analyze how the pandemic reveals and modify both their functioning and their impact on our lives. (PDF) Proximités et Covid-19 : un...
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This Handbook is a state-of-the-art analysis of proximity relations, offering insights into its history alongside up-to-date scientific advances and emerging questions. Its broad scope – from industrial and innovation approaches through to society issues of living and working at a distance, territorial development and environmental topics – will en...
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Circular economy aims to break with linearity through a new organization of industrial society and its flows, based on circularity. In this approach the environmental question becomes an opportunity for economic development rather than a constraint. This notion tends to replace the concept of sustainable development but has a similar objective. Thi...
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Remapping and merging the Regions with one another, redefining the role of the departments, promoting the grouping of municipalities, creating metropolitan areas, reducing the local authorities' expenditure, improving citizen proximity and involving them in the decision-making process in a more effective way: these were the expectations of the NOTR...
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In this research two cases of infrastructure development (Chotiari and Diamer Bhasha Dams) from Pakistan were studied in terms of a superposition of land uses and their consequences. For this purpose, we obtained qualitative information from both primary as well as secondary sources. Primary data were collected through a partially developed questio...
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Rapid urbanization in China has triggered the mass migration of rural populations to cities. These policies have resulted in a shortage of construction land for the urban population and in an inefficient use of rural homestead, causing a tremendous waste of rural land resources. Rural homestead transfer has been identified as a tool to solve this p...
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Cet article a pour objet de présenter le travail réalisé depuis quelques années par une équipe pluridisciplinaire sur la question des conflits d'usage de l'espace et de révéler la méthodologie d'enquête et de collecte de données, ainsi que la structure de la base de données qui en est issue. Dans un premier temps nous procédons à une définition du...
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This text aims to present the methodology of study of land-use conflicts performed in recent years by a multidisciplinary team, and to reveal the methods of survey and data collection, as well as the structure of the resulting database. We first define the scope of our study by providing a definition of these conflicts, of their characteristics and...
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L'objectif de cet article est de fournir des éléments de réflexion sur la place de l'espace et la dimension territoriale dans les processus d'économie circulaire ainsi que d'interroger leur contribution au développement durable des territoires. Nous commençons par examiner les racines territoriales des grandes stratégies d'économie circulaire défin...
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Dans cet article nous posons la question d’un développement territorial durable, i.e. un changement des modes deproduction et de coordination au niveau local tenant compte du caractère non renouvelable des ressources primaires et tentantd’y apporter remède par une approche plus frugale. Nous nous interrogeons sur la possible contribution de l’écono...
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Biogas is a process for producing renewable energy, which has recently gained interest in contributing to a territorial strategy for the deployment of the circular economy. The projects, which are collective in nature, bring together multiple actors or local stakeholders from a wide variety of backgrounds. The article proposes to analyze the territ...
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En este artículo, principalmente a partir de nuestros trabajos realizados en Francia y de nuestra experiencia en varios países de Latinoamérica (Brasil, Uruguay y Chile), proponemos una revisión de las principales dimensiones de la gobernanza territorial, con un énfasis, a través del prisma de los instrumentos, los aprendizajes y los conflictos. Nu...
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This contribution essentially aims to highlight the contribution of the circular economy in territorial development and the new industrial strategy for Europe. We highlight the main challenges of the circular economy and present the main obstacles to its deployment today. Finally, we propose the establishment of a European industrial and territoria...
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The objective of this book has been to examine the possibilities of implementing smart development policies in rural areas. Our results show that the smart development policies implemented by the EU are not well-suited to all types of geographic areas. They are effective in urban regions or in intermediary territories-that is to say, those that com...
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The purpose of this book, produced in the framework of the TASTE project , is to provide clear answers to two major questions: a) Is there a possible smart development policy for European rural areas? b) Which type of smart development solution (agriculture, business/industry, peri-urbanization, tourism/leisure …) should be selected in view of regi...
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Today, the question of rural-urban peripheries and their place in development processes is being raised all over the world. Once overlooked as areas of secondary significance and places that don’t matter in comparison with cities - with their smart development peripheral areas and regions are now emerging and are having their revenge by causing a s...
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Seeking proximity for informational exchanges is probably the most ancient and permanent reason for the existence of cities. In this paper we make the hypothesis that the formation and growth of every form of human agglomeration stem mostly from the need for proximity in order to interact. This need for proximity, the connections between proximity...
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La pandémie du Covid 19, qui nous a trouvés largement démunis, nous a conduits à un confinement long et contraignant. La sortie qui s’en est suivie est celle de tous les dangers. Dans cette situation, la question de la proximité s’est imposée violemment, partout, et trouve une importance renouvelée avec la crise majeure qui arrive. Alors que l’inqu...
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After a new and ambitious reform, referred to as the ‘Territorial Big Bang’, France was confronted, from the end of 2018, with the revolt of the yellow vests, often originating from the country’s most peripheral or troubled territories. These oppositions and contestations from the territories may seem all the more astonishing since the ambitious te...
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La aparición relativamente reciente del término desarrollo territorial en la literatura está relacionada en gran medida con el interés que han mostrado en los últimos años los investigadores y los encargados de formular políticas por las cuestiones territoriales. Si bien la investigación se ha centrado durante mucho tiempo en las dimensiones region...
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Social distance or distancing, the term is often used in the Covid19 pandemic. Far from being useless, its ambivalence is paramount. It illustrates the relationships between the social animals that are human beings and its content is much richer than the simple physical or geographical distance.
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L’économie circulaire, nouveau modèle économique respectueux de l’environnement, alternatif à l’économie linéaire, est souvent présentée comme une opportunité de développement soutenable au niveau local, et ses démarches de plus en plus expérimentées dans les territoires, dans un contexte de transition socio-écologique. Cependant, la question de sa...
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Developmental projects like dams have consequences both positive and negative. The conflicts in these kinds of projects emerge with view of conflicts among land use types and conflicts among stakeholders. The article presents the comparative review of different studies related to land use conflicts due to infrastructural projects especially dams, i...
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Conflicts of infrastructure associated with land-use changes happen in various forms among different stakeholders and disturb them socially and economically. The article takes into account the case study of Diamer Bhasha dam in Pakistan and examines the various issues and factors responsible for socioeconomic disturbances of affected people and gen...
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Rural development policies have existed for decades, especially in OECD countries, and their impact has always been acknowledged by local actors. Our survey puts the emphasis on the diversity of policy instruments and public authorities, but also on the plurality of objectives, supporting and promoting economic activities (including agriculture), l...
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Au Chili comme ailleurs, les luttes menées pour la justice spatiale et le droit à la ville s’étendent bien souvent au-delà du cœur des villes et fleurissent en particulier dans les zones périurbaines ou d’étalement urbain. Nous étudions le cas de Til Til, « zone de sacrifice » située dans la périphérie de la région métropolitaine de Santiago, où se...
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The objective of this article is to assess the French‐speaking countries contributions to Regional Science since its creation in the 1950s. France, and other French‐speaking countries, very quickly adhered to the approach of the founding fathers of regional science. French‐language research developed for several years without maintaining major rela...
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Interpersonal and inter-groups relationships based on social capital are a very critical and variable factor and could be a cause of cooperation or conflict among different actors. Conflicts related to land-use, especially infrastructure projects, happen in different forms over the world depending upon their intensity and have severe impacts on aff...
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Rural development policies have existed for decades, especially in OECD countries, and their impact has always been acknowledged by local actors. Our survey puts the emphasis on the diversity of policy instruments and public authorities, but also on the plurality of objectives, supporting and promoting economic activities (including agriculture), l...
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Production and innovation are always at the forefront of development analysis, including regional analysis. It is less common to worry about governance issues. However, they occupy a decisive place at the level of the territories, because the development processes involve participation or provoke opposition from the local populations, without forge...
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A influência das proximidades na construção das redes socioeconômicas suscita inúmeros debates na literatura. A presente contribuição visa estudar o funcionamento das coordenações entre atores em dispositivos de apoio às cadeias produtivas agrícolas e evidenciar o impacto de uma política pública de desenvolvimento territorial sobre esses dispositiv...
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Dans cet article nous discutons de la dimension territoriale de l 'économie circulaire et de son caractère soutenable. Dans un premier temps nous montrons comment les approches de l 'EC et du développement territorial, largement étrangères au départ, se sont rapprochées et tendent à s'hybrider. Dans un second temps nous nous posons la question de l...
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La construction d’un grand pôle scientifique sur le plateau de Saclay est avant tout comprise comme la création d’un fort potentiel de recherche technologique. Pourtant, les Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société ont un rôle majeur à y jouer, par leur volume et par leur place essentielle en termes d’activités et de dispositifs d’innovation. La MSH Pa...
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The purpose of this article is to analyse and establish the link between territorial development and proximity relations, in order to show how the proximity-based approach could help gain a better understanding of territorial development processes. It is based on the idea that the definition of two main categories of territorial innovations and the...
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The paper analizes governance and its new mechanisms from the perspective of the spa-tial political economy for the case of Chile, examining three key dimensions» the context and its socio-political projects, the dispositifs (devices) of territorialization and re-scaling, and, the techniques, practices and tools of territorial intervention. After a...
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Although the efficiency of social-protection programmes depends on their coverage and the accurate targeting of those in need, the identification of beneficiaries can result from interpersonal relationships and political favouritism. This paper explores the impact of political favouritism on the identification of beneficiaries of Pakistan’s Benazir...
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In this paper, we seek to identify the dynamics of change and innovation at work in the agricultural sector of the Brazilian Amazon region, which operate in a context of environmental and technical pressure. We search for understanding how different innovative practices are implemented and how hybrid practices can develop through relationships betw...
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For three decades now, an increasing part of scientific papers have been dealing with the idea that regional or territorial development is closely linked to the occurrence of dynamic ruptures due to innovative or creative processes. Analyses of regional development based on processes of innovation and regulation, assume that external or internal sh...
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En 1992 un groupe d’économistes publie un petit survey de littérature dans la Revue d'Economie Industrielle, intitulé « Et pourtant ça marche ! » (Bellet et al., 1992). Dans cet article, les auteurs constatent que les relations de proximité géographique semblent tenir une place importante dans la réussite des processus d’innovation ou dans les stra...
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This paper analizes governance and its new mechanisms from the perspective of the spatial political economy for the case of Chile, examining three key dimensions" the context and its socio-political projects, the dispositifs (devices) of territorialization and re-scaling, and, the techniques, practices and tools of territorial intervention. After a...
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After 25 years of research, we ask the question of the sustainability of the proximity approach, and of its recognition and its renewal capacity in the world of regional sciences, considering its impact on various disciplines of social sciences. This article aims to make an overview over 25 years of analyses, to shed light on the reasons of the suc...
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Cet article a pour objet d'analyser et d'établir le lien entre processus de développement des territoires et relations de proximité, en dépassant l'étude des seules modalités de production et des systèmes localisés par une approche élargie de l'innovation et une prise en compte des processus de gouvernance. Dans un premier temps nous donnons une dé...
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As a result of the growing awareness regarding the global warming problem and its human causes at the end of the 20th century, climate issue has progressively become a prominent focus of spatial planning. A particular attention has been paid to spatial conigurations and urban designs that are liable to curb greenhouse gas emissions, with the intent...
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This article reviews the successive reforms of the European Union Cohesion Policy. We study the economic and political context, the nature and logic of EU cohesion policy reforms and reflect on the concept of cohesion and its involvement in terms of European public policies. The paper highlights a paradigmatic change that has gradually moved toward...
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Using social network and proximity-based approaches, this paper analyses the effect of two territorial governance arrangements implemented in the Amazonian region in the framework of ‘The Territories of Citizenship’ programme, which aims to promote interaction and collaboration between the various actors of rural development. In the Amazon region,...
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Ce numéro de la Revue d’économie financière explore les questions de financement des territoires à partir de grands enjeux liés à leur développement. Quelles dynamiques des territoires ? Quels financements publics ? Quels acteurs financiers privés dans les territoires ? Quelles priorités de financement ?
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The coexistence of agricultural models arises as an issue when several types of farming systems meet within the same territory or supply chain. This article contributes to the evaluation of coexistence effects on the evolution of socio-technical systems and development of a given territory. The study was conducted in the Brazilian Amazon municipal...
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The drivers of territorial development This article copes with the two drivers of territorial development – namely the production and governance processes. It examines their characteristics, their functioning, and the role they play in the implementation of territorial development mechanisms. Their link with territorial innovations of various natur...
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In this short text I return on the role played by Giacomo Becattini’s works and thought in the development of economic analysis in France and on the importance of its reflections in the constitution of a French analytical approach to spatial and territorial dimensions of economic (and social) processes. If the 80s were characterized by the awarenes...
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Suite à une prise de conscience quant à la problématique du réchauffement global et à la reconnaissance d’une responsabilité anthropique dans le phénomène, la question climatique s’est progressivement inscrite au cœur des préoccupations aménagistes. Une attention toute particulière a notamment été portée aux dispositions spatiales et urbaines susce...
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Les récentes réformes territoriales ont-elles un sens, un fondement économique et spatial, ou sont-elles le fruit d'un caprice du législateur ? Dans ce commentaire des articles de Frère et Védrine et d'Antunez et al. nous revenons sur la lente élaboration de l'organisation territoriale de la France et sur les tentatives de simplification introduite...
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Do territorial reforms have a meaning, an economic and spatial rationale or are they the result of a legislative whim? In this comment on the articles by Frère and Védrine, and Antunez et al., we will go back over the slow process of France's territorial organisation and the attempts at simplification introduced by the recent reforms, as well as th...
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The analysis of proximity relations has been extended to many other fields, such as that of environmental questions, of urban or transport policies, for example. But the industrial and productive dominant has remained strong, and there has been a marked interest in issues related to innovation- and knowledge-based economy. Thus, a large part of the...
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The capacity for a suburban or a rural community to maintain retail activities in its town centre have often been considered as an indicator of its viability. But, since the 1970s, the expansion of new forms of retail, such as hypermarkets, shopping malls or retail parks has created a highly competitive environment for the small town centre retail...
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Les apprentissages et les innovations sont aujourd’hui considérés comme des leviers du développement des entreprises mais aussi des territoires. En effet, ces derniers sont devenus non seulement des espaces décisionnels, où les acteurs travaillent et décident ensemble de leur avenir, mais également des lieux où s’articulent des enjeux multiples. Le...
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Suite à une prise de conscience quant à la problématique du réchauffement global et à la reconnaissance d’une responsabilité anthropique dans le phénomène, la question climatique s’est progressivement inscrite au coeur des préoccupations aménagistes. Une attention toute particulière a notamment été portée aux dispositions spatiales et urbaines susc...
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Le développement territorial revient à l’ordre du jour et s’impose dans les agendas des décideurs et les débats théoriques, sur le terrain et dans la littérature. L’objectif de cet article est de contribuer au renouvellement de la réflexion sur ces questions, en portant un intérêt particulier aux nouvelles controverses, dans le but d’en préciser le...
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Au moment où se profilent de nouveaux changements pour les territoires, avec les discussions sur la taxe d’habitation ou la réduction du nombre d’élus, il n’est pas inutile de revenir sur les effets des récentes réformes territoriales. En effet, la loi NOTRe (venant après la loi MAPTAM) a introduit des changements importants dans l’organisation et...
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This chapter argues that new approaches of the geographical dimension of innovation are necessary today, because the existing ones either suffer from analytical shortcomings or have failed to take into account changes in the conception of innovation and in the organization of contemporary societies. The first section is devoted to the cluster-orien...
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South Asia is one of the more important and central spaces of the twenty-first century globalization. Therefore, the interactions between people, institutions and countries in this part of the world have a fundamental effect not only for peace, development and sustainability in the region but also for the wealth, harmony and welfare around the worl...
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Land use conflicts are recognized as the result of mismanagement of infrastructural development projects. Several issues have been conferred related to infrastructural projects in Asia and South Asia, like corruption, mismanagement, cronyism and adverse socioeconomic impacts. The paper focuses particularly on land use conflicts related to Diamer-Bh...
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This research is aimed to analyse land use conflicts mainly caused by infrastructural development projects in the developing countries. For this purpose, qualitative data is gathered, which is repeatedly published on land use conflicts against the development related infrastructure projects in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and Pakistan. It identi...
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This article examines the conflicts arising from the Diamer Bhasha Dam project in northern Pakistan. Conflicts arising from the impacts of the dam on the local population and territory and steps to resolve some of them are identified. These impacts relate to unfair land acquisition, improper displacement, inadequate compensation, resettlement and f...