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  1. Library Resource

    A mixed-methods assessment in Mukono County, Uganda

    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2014
    Uganda

    In a first study of this kind, International Justice Mission has used mixed methods assessment to portray the depth of widow and orphan property grabbing problem and lack of justice system response in Mukono County, Uganda. The report demonstrates that nearly a third of widows have experienced land grabbing with virtually no criminal justice system response.

  2. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Septiembre, 2016
    Tanzania

    The year 2016 marks 15 years since the new wave land reforms became operational in Tanzania. Despite its ambitious goals – encouraging land registration and titling, and empowering women and other vulnerable groups – the results are disillusioning. A brief overview of 15 years of implementation, using the Village Land Act as a case study.

      

      

      

       

       

      

       

      

     

  3. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Agosto, 2015
    África

    During the last few years, the donor community has increased its efforts to reduce the large amounts of fish lost in the distribution chain in artisanal fishery, an endeavour that ought to be welcomed in principle. However, focusing on one single solution, the development of an expensive cool chain and the supply of fresh or frozen fish, represents a massive interference with the traditional processing and distribution channels, with women being the main losers. Our author calls for more foresight in international co-operation.

  4. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Marzo, 2014
    Global

    Publicly elected women representatives in India ought to take advantage of their influence to defend women’s rights.

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    Legal Framework and Realities on the Ground

    Publicación revisada por pares
    Agosto, 2014
    Tanzania

    Beginning in the mid-1970s through to the 1980s, Tanzania experienced a severe socio-economic crisis. In an attempt to turn things around the abating economy and accelerate economic growth, the government embarked on a broad range of radical policy, legislation, and institution reforms, which opened doors for foreign direct investments (FDIs) and further initiatives have been taken to create an enabling environment for investments to flourish in the country.

  6. Library Resource
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    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Enero, 2015
    Etiopía

    Large scale land acquisition is a buzzword of the day in the world, more so in Ethiopia. The issue is indeed polarizing, in one hand it is dubbed as land grab and seen as ultimate scramble for land. On the other hand, it is often depicted as key to development, technology transfer and boost in productivity of an otherwise idle land available in Ethiopian lowlands, or somewhere else.

  7. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Enero, 2016
    Brasil

    Os assentamentos de reforma agrária têm assumido um papel de destaque em relação ao desmatamento da Amazônia nos últimos cinco anos. Atualmente cerca de 8% do território dos estados amazônicos (41,8 milhões de hectares) encontra-se destinado aos 3.589 assentamentos de reforma agrária.

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    A Case Study of Kajiado County

    Informes e investigaciones
    Mayo, 2012
    Kenya

    Fiscal instruments are tools that governments use to manage revenue and expenditure and therefore influence the growth (or stability) of the various sectors of the economy. Government revenue is derived primarily through taxation. In Kenya, land taxation has contributed less than 1% of government revenue for the past three years. The Sessional Paper No.

  9. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Informes e investigaciones
    Junio, 2012
    Kenya

    According to 2001 statistics, 924 million people, almost one third of the world’s population lived in slums. A majority of these people are in the developing countries and they account for 43% of the urban population. Slums are characterized by a dense proliferation of small, makeshift shelters built from diverse materials, degradation of the local ecosystem and by severe social problems.

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    Is the participation, and benets of affected local communities meaningful, and equitable?

    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2016
    Kenya

    Land acquisitions, either driven by foreign investments or domestic investment needs have continued to polarize opinions. When this research was proposed, it was premised on arguments by scholars Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Helen Markelova, who had analysed agricultural land deals, and argued that there were potentially two schools of thought about foreign acquisitions over agricultural land.

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