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  1. Library Resource
    Secure Urban Tenure Theme Emerges at Three Events cover image
    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Abril, 2014
    Colombia

    By Anthony Piaskowy, Communication and Urban Specialist for USAID's Land Tenure and Property Rights Division.

  2. Library Resource
    IAPRI Zambia Rural Livelihood Survey 2015
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2015
    Zambia

    The Rural Agricultural Livelihood Survey (RALS) is a new panel survey designed to obtain a comprehensive picture of Zambia’s small- and medium-scale farming sector using the 2010 census sampling frame. An earlier household panel survey for rural Zambia was the Supplemental Surveys (SS) of 2001, 2004 and 2008, which enabled the publication of a large set of important research outputs by IAPRI, Michigan State University and a range of Zambian and international partner organizations.

  3. Library Resource
    Do land-poor gain from agricultural investments?
    Informes e investigaciones
    Agosto, 2015
    Zambia

    In the context of the global land rush, some portray large-scale land acquisitions as a potent threat to the livelihoods of already marginalized rural farming households in Africa. In order to avoid the potential pitfall of studying a particular project that may well have atypical effects, this paper systematically investigates the impact on commercial farm wage incomes for rural smallholder households of all pledged investments in the agricultural sector in Zambia between 1994 and 2007.

  4. Library Resource
    Rural land rental markets

    Trends, drivers, and impacts on household welfare in Malawi and Zambia

    Publicación revisada por pares
    Julio, 2014
    Malawi, Zambia

    We use nationally representative survey data from two neighboring countries in Southern Africa – Zambia and Malawi – to characterize the current status of rural land rental market participation by smallholder farmers. We find that rural rental market participation is strongly conditioned by land scarcity, and thus is more advanced in Malawi than in lower-density Zambia. In both countries, we find evidence that rental markets contribute to efficiency gains within the smallholder sector by facilitating the transfer of land from less-able to more-able producers.

  5. Library Resource
    Customary land reform
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2010
    Zambia

    In the name of development, governments in southern Africa are reformulating land policies to facilitate privatisation of customary land rights. It is argued that this can stimulate land markets, (foreign) private investment, access to formal credit, and enhance security of tenure (by way of holding title), thereby leading to economic growth and poverty alleviation.

  6. Library Resource
    Agric investments and local communities

    Lessons from Two Investments In Zambia

    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Abril, 2016
    Zambia

    Key points:

  7. Library Resource
    Legal pluralism

    Exploring the Relationship between Statutory and Customary Land Tenure in Zambia

    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Febrero, 2016
    Zambia

    The purpose of the research is to: 1) investigate the interpretation of the sections in the Lands Act of 1995 that provide for the statutory recognition on one hand, and conversion of customary land, on the other; and 2) discuss the effects of the said sections on customary landholders. Methodologically, qualitative methods (largely in-depth interviews) were used to conclude that governments in sub-Sahara Africa are the architects of tenure insecurity because they (knowingly or otherwise) enact laws that are contradictory or conflicting in nature.

  8. Library Resource
    The role of culture
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Octubre, 2014
    Zambia

    In their quest for economic development through increased private investment, many developing countries are reformulating land policies to pave way for the transformation of communal land rights into private property. However, these customary land reform efforts have often been frustrated by indigenous people who feel such proposals threaten rural livelihoods and undermine the traditional political structures. Most of the research on this subject has focused on whether, how and/or to what extent the objectives of land reforms (e.g.

  9. Library Resource
    Contestation

    Market-based land reform in Zambia

    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2005
    Zambia

    This paper explores the politics of ‘customary’ land tenure, land reform, and traditional leaders in Zambia. In Zambia, as elsewhere in Southern Africa, the government at the behest of donors has implemented market-based tenure reform legislation. This legislation aims to improve the security of land tenure and to promote development through investment. The paper shows how complex, indeterminate, and contentious this tenure reform has been on the ground – particularly in relation to the 94 per cent of Zambian land that is held in ‘customary’ tenure.

  10. Library Resource
    Zambia National Resettlement Policy
    Políticas Nacionales
    Octubre, 2015
    Zambia

    Government has been implementing the Land Resettlement Programme for over twenty four (24) years, focusing mainly on land resettlement for agricultural purposes without a comprehensive policy and legal framework. This has caused a number of challenges including lack of a coordination mechanism at higher level of Government in the implementation of the land resettlement programme, land disputes and low levels of infrastructure development and service provision in the resettlement schemes.

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