The 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda is one of the most gender sensitive constitutions in the world, with clear provisions for promoting and protecting the rights of women. This is also the case in relation to women’s land rights – the Constitution clearly vests land in the people of Uganda, including the rights of women to own and inherit land. Other land laws, including the Land Act, recognize and uphold women’s rights to land as individuals, and as part of a family or community.
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Library ResourceDocumentos de conferencias e informesMarzo, 2016África, Uganda
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesOctubre, 2014África, Uganda
The Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) is a diagnostic tool for the evaluation of the legal framework, policies and practices regarding land and land use. The LGAF is based on a comprehensive review of available conceptual and empirical material regarding experience in land governance (refer to Land Governance Assessment Framework: Conceptual Approach, Formulation and Methodology). In 1995, the Uganda government embarked on land reform starting with the Constitutional provisions. Land reform was imperative because of the country’s turbulent land tenure history.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2017Uganda
The ways in which people obtain land in Uganda are changing fast. Land that used to be secured through inheritance, gifts or proof of long-term occupancy is now more commonly changing hands in the market. Those with wealth and powerful connections are frequently able to override local rules and gain access to land at the expense of poorer individuals. Government-backed agribusiness investors receive large areas of land with benefits for some local farmers who are able to participate in the schemes, while other smallholders see their land access and livelihoods degraded.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesFebrero, 2008Uganda
This is the second in a series of land studies for northern Uganda, whose core objective is to inform the Plan for Recovery and Development of Northern Uganda (PRDP) and the National Land Policy. It builds on the work of the first phase conducted in Teso region to present a more quantitative analysis of trends on disputes and claims on land before displacement, during displacement and emerging trends or occurrences on return for Acholi and Lango sub-regions.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesNoviembre, 2011Uganda
Conflict associated with land has increased substantially following the return of peace to the Acholi Region with the return of internally displaced people (IDP), population growth, and increases in the value of land. The area is heavily dependent on agriculture and conflict related to land access seriously threatens to undermine development and the social, political and economic stability of the Acholi Region. This study involved community members, key informants, and statutory and traditional leaders in three sub counties in each of the seven Acholi districts.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesOctubre, 1992Uganda
In the developed countries less than 20 per cent of the population is engaged in agriculture. The rest is employed in the industrial sector. In the underdeveloped countries less than 10 per cent of the population is employed in the industrial sector and the rest is engaged in agriculture. At once this dictates that, for some time to come, the route to development in the latter countries will depend on agriculture, which also mainly depends on land policy and tenure. The land question is a contradiction in land rights and consequential social, economic and political abuses replicated on it.
Library ResourceRecursos y herramientas de capacitaciónEnero, 2010Uganda
Property rights economically empower women by creating opportunities for earning income, securing their place in the community and ensuring their livelihoods. When women are economically empowered, it spurs development for their families and communities. Property Rights and Gender in Uganda: A Training Toolkit seeks to strengthen understanding of property rights for women and men as equal citizens.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2020Sierra Leona
This document compiles four short reports and reflection pieces produced by Natural Habitats Group (NHG) during their involvement in a LEGEND project in Sierra Leone implemented by Solidaridad, which aimed to ensure that an NHG land based investment, undertaken by group member company Natural Habitats Sierra Leone Ltd (NHSL) to develop a large oil palm plantation respected existing community members and land holding families’ land rights.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2018África, África subsahariana, MozambiqueA presente dissertação está inserida na Linha de pesquisa Direito Ambiental, Transnacionalidade e Sustentabilidade e, tem como tema: “Lei de Terras em Moçambique e a necessidade de oportunidades iguais entre homens e mulheres no acesso, uso e aproveitamento de Terra e de recursos naturais”. O objetivo científico é o de compreender os motivos que propiciam as desigualdades de direitos e oportunidades entre homens e mulheres no acesso, uso e aproveitamento da terra e de recursos naturais em Moçambique.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2020África, Guinea-Bissau
O presente trabalho propõe-se a problematizar a questão agrária no continente africano em geral correlacionada com a experiência específica de Guiné-Bissau a partir do período neoliberal.
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