The Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), with support from the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), performed the Ghana Land Tenure Baseline Survey, the first of its kind survey of tenure rights among cocoa farmers in Ghana. CRIG surveyed almost 1,800 cocoa farmers operating 3,900 cocoa plots regarding various land tenure issues within customary sharecropping arrangements and on owner-managed land. This report describes the findings from the Survey.
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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesAbril, 2017Ghana
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2020India
This report titled Land in India: Issues and Debates is part of an initiative under the aegis of India Land & Development Conference (ILDC) which has a long-term objective of bringing out an annual Status of Land in India volume. This report is a modest beginning in that direction by drawing on the works of ILDC partners to present a quick over view of some of the key developments and debates in India’s land sector. The report brings together 11key issues which currently engage the minds of the policy makers and researchers in India.
Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresFebrero, 2020China
With the aim of improving farmland use efficiency without damaging the social function of farmland, Chinese policymakers have proposed the ‘trifurcation of land rights’ reform. When it comes to realization of the law, however, neither the Ownership Model nor the Bundle of Sticks Model can adequately explain this reform. The tree concept of property, which provides a new perspective in delineating property rights based on the function served by specific properties, is thus adopted.
Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresDiciembre, 2016Uzbekistán
The present paper aims to demonstrate how the state land ownership affects development of agricultural sector in Uzbekistan, and what are its strengths and weaknesses. It highlights the importance of secure land right regardless of ownership. Land in Uzbekistan is state-owned; the exclusive state ownership of land was first incorporated in the 1992 Constitution. The official rationale was to ensure food security and social stability; another concern was the state-run irrigation system, operation of which would be hampered in the event of land privatization.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesEnero, 2014Zambia
Zambia recognizes two types of land tenure: customary and leasehold tenure. While historically the majority of land in Zambia has been held under customary tenure, leases (also called leasehold titles) are the only legal means of holding land rights.
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 ResourceLegislaciónRusia, Kirguistán, Asia, Asia central
Item 3 of the Article 8 acquires a new wording: «Rent and the modalities of collection thereof shall be established on contractual basis. Land granted in lease cannot be granted in sublease. The amount of rent granted to foreigners except for agricultural land shall be calculated in conformity with the rates of land charges with the application of coefficient established by the Government».
Amends: Land Code of the Kyrgyz Republic. (2013-11-15)
Library ResourceViet Nam, Asia, Asia sudoriental
The Circular states the procedures for the mortgage of the land use right value and assets affixed to land by foreign investors at credit institutions; it defines the terms for presenting documents, dossiers, maps of the land, and prices as determined by appointed Committees in the provinces and cities where land is available to be mortgaged.
Library ResourceConvenciones internacionales o TratadosSiria, Sudán, Asia occidental, África septentrional, África
This Agreement consists of 14 articles and it shall be subject to the provisions of Reciprocal Encouragement and Protection of Investment between the two Parts (art. 1). The Government of Sudan shall grant to the Government of Syria a land for exploitation located in Abu Quta-Province Alhsahisa situated in the State of Aljazeera with an area of 30,000 Faddan without any restriction rights (art. 2). The exploitation of the aforementioned land shall be valid for 50 years (art. 3).
Library ResourceLegislaciónMontserrat, Américas, Caribe
Act to amend the Landholding Control: by deleting “corporation” and “corporations” wherever they appear and substituting “company” and “companies” respectively; by deleting “person belonging to Montserrat” wherever it appears and substituting “Montserratian”; by deleting “person not belonging to Montserrat” and “persons not belonging to Montserrat” wherever they appear and substituting “nonMontserratian” and “non-Montserratians” respectively; and by providing anew with respect to land and mortgages held by nonMontserratians.
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