On July 21, 2011 the then Acting Prime Minister Sam Abal announced the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate 77 land leases which were issued under the Somare government’s Special Agriculture & Business Leases (SABL). The inquiry, which was later extended by Prime Minister Peter O’Neill in October 2011 for a further five months, discovered that over 90 percent of the leases totalling over 5 million hectares were illegally obtained from traditional landowners (Zealand, 2015).
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Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosEnero, 2019Papua Nueva Guinea
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesJunio, 2012Papua Nueva Guinea
This paper examines the various ways in which migrant settlers have gained and maintained access to land in the informal urban settlements of Wewak, the provincial capital of East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Urban population growth in PNG and in Pacific Island states more generally is predicted to grow rapidly over the next two decades. Given the limited availability of formal housing for lower income people, it is likely that many will live in informal urban settlements on land owned by customary landowners.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesAgosto, 2019Kenya, Sudáfrica, Guatemala, Honduras, Estados Unidos de América, Australia, Papua Nueva Guinea, Global
A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.
Library ResourceLegislaciónNoviembre, 2015Australia
This Act establishes the Register of Foreign Ownership of Water or Agricultural Land. It specifies the following: The first register is the Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land, which contains: a) information the Commissioner obtains about foreign persons’ holdings of agricultural land; and b) published statistics derived from that information. Foreign persons must give notice to the Commissioner of: a) their holdings of agricultural land as at the start of 1 July 2015; and b) later events causing agricultural land to start or cease to be held by foreign persons.
Library ResourceRegulacionesMarzo, 2016Islas Cook
These Regulations amend the Leases Restrictions Regulations 1977 by inserting new provisions in regulation 19 (added to the principal Regulations by the Leases Restrictions (Amendment) Regulations 2006) concerning grant of approval by the Tribunal to any lease or sublease or assignment of lease or assignment of sublease to. Approval may be granted to the government of New Zealand and any agency of that government at certain conditions.
Amends: Leases Restrictions Regulations 1977. (1977-05-18)
Library ResourceLegislaciónJulio, 2017Nueva Zelandia
This Act, consisting of 250 sections divided into five Parts and one Schedule, establishes Land title and registration requirements.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesRecursos y herramientas de capacitaciónSeptiembre, 2010Vanuatu, Asia oriental, Oceanía
This study of 23 leases over land on the island of Epi is the first of the Jastis Blong Evriwan (JBE) research activities to examine land and natural resource management (L&NRM) and access to justice on particular Vanuatu islands. The research will be repeated on the island of Tanna. To inform the broader context of land leasing in Vanuatu, JBE, in collaboration with the government of Vanuatu, has begun collecting and analyzing government land-leasing data.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2015Kenya, Islas Marshall, Pakistán, Nauru, Uganda, Indonesia, Australia, Canadá, Islandia, Sierra Leona, Costa Rica, República de Corea, México, Noruega, Camboya
Session: Tenure & Fishing Rights 2015
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2008Estados Unidos de América, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Reino Unido, Pakistán, Tailandia, Nueva Zelandia, Nepal, República de Corea, Filipinas, Malasia, Japón, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Países Bajos, India, Bhután, Camboya, Asia sudoriental, Asia meridional
Does forest tenure matter? In what way does it matter? What are the links among tenure, sustainable forest management (SFM) and poverty alleviation (PA)? This paper presents the main findings of research that was conducted by FAO and partners from the Asia Forest Partnership with the aim of analysing and understanding the role of tenure arrangements, their enabling impacts and their limitations. The paper presents a summary of different tenure instruments’ performance in supporting SFM and PA, and provides recommendations for more effective forest tenure systems.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2009Australia, Canadá, Tailandia, Italia
This guide is designed for indigenous fishing communities and for people in the development field working with indigenous fishing communities. Its objective is to provide guidance on impacts and benefits of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (hereinafter the ‘Code’) from an indigenous peoples’ perspective.
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