Contains recognise and strengthen customary rights starting with statutory recognition; community rather than individual titling must be further explored as an option; women’s land rights remain weak under customary tenure but formalization is not necessarily the answer; custom or rights for women is a false dichotomy; supporting women’s collective action is key; political leadership and evidence from research are needed to transform policies and practices; technical tools to secure land rights require wider policy and institutional support.
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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesNoviembre, 2014África
Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresDiciembre, 2007Uganda
This guide has been written as an information resource for government officials, community leaders, humanitarian aid workers, judges, lawyers and others whose responsibilities include upholding land and property rights in Uganda. It outlines the main provisions of Uganda’s constitutional and legal framework and the protection these provide to property rights. It briefly outlines the historical background to existing land tenure relations, describes the constitutional provisions relating to land in the 1995 Constitution and sets out the main provisions of the Land Act 1998.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJunio, 2005Uganda, África
Asks what is customary tenure and what do we know about tenure systems and their consequences in Northern Uganda. Examines trends in land transactions and who is selling and buying land, certificates and titles for investment, and who owns customary land. Looks at protection from land alienation, the rights of women and children, the evolution of customary tenure and continuing changes in customary law. Concludes with policy recommendations and a plea for recognition that land is increasingly a cause of conflict and impoverishment.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesEnero, 2010Global
This training course from the Global Land Tool Network is part of the Network’s activities on Islamic dimensions of land. In most Muslim countries, Islamic law, principles and practices make an important contribution to shaping access to land. GLTN therefore has as one of its objectives the identification and development of Islamic land tools and case studies through a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary and global process, owned by Muslims, but also including other civil society and development partners.
Library ResourceLegislaciónIsla Norfolk, Oceanía
This Act amends the Absentee Landowners Levy Act 1976 in Paragraph (1)(a) of section 3. That provision defines, for the purposes of the princiapal Act, an absentee, in relation to a year of levy: (a) a person, not being a company, who: (i) has been absent from Norfolk Island for more than one-half of the year of levy; and defines businesses.
Amends: Absentee Landowners Levy Act 1976. (2008-02-06)
Library ResourceLegislaciónIsla Norfolk, Oceanía
This Act provides for the imposition of an annual levy on land owned by an absentee (as defined by this Act. The levy shall be charged on the unimproved value of the land, i.e. the capital sum that might be expected to be offered for the fee simple with vacant possession of the land at a bona fide sale on such reasonable terms and conditions as a bona fide seller would require, it being assumed that no improvements had been made on or to the parcel of land. The Act allows for objections to be lodged against assessment of value.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2001África
Report of a Conference at the University of Manchester. Summarises papers by Phil Woodhouse on ‘African Enclosures – the Default Mode of Development’ and Camilla Toulmin on ‘Identifying a Research Agenda for the Reform of Land Tenure’ and the discussions on them. Argued that we cannot assume that poverty reduction or equity will emerge from vesting power over land with local communities and their leaders. Conflicts over resources will be exacerbated by decentralisation. Conflicts between indigenous and outsider communities are now widespread.
Library ResourceLegislaciónHungría, Europa oriental, Europa
This Act lays down rules regarding the acquisition of property rights of agricultural and forestry lands, the institution of usufruct right on such lands, the use of land, the control on restrictions relative to the acquisition of land, and rules regarding local land commissions. This Act applies to all land in the national territory.
Library ResourceAcuerdos y ContratosMarzo, 2004Camboya
Concession investment contract with 70 years term over 4,900 hectares of land in Phnom Sroch district of Kampong Spue between Ministry of Agriculture and Golden Land Development Co., Ltd.
Library ResourceAcuerdos y ContratosJulio, 1998Camboya
Concession investment contract with 70 years term over 21,250 hectares of state land in Kampong Speu between the Ministry of Agriculture and The Cambodia Haining Group Co., Ltd.
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