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.
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Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresDiciembre, 2007Uganda
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 ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2015América del Sur, Brasil
Palavras-chave em português: Expropriação, Indígenas Guarani, Propriedade privada capitalista da terra, Resistência
Resumo em português
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2011India
Access to land and land-based resources has been a critical issue for the Adivasi living in forested landscapes of Central India, including Odisha. This paper highlights poor access to land as major reasons of poverty among adivasis and recurrent conflicts in tribal regions of Odisha.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2012Angola, Mozambique, Honduras, Filipinas, Chile, Australia, Ecuador, Brasil, India, Guinea, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panamá
The purpose of this document is to promote a dialogue about land issues between FAO and its member countries, indigenous peoples, the Permanent Forum and other interested organizations. It outlines a number of basic principles of a methodological approach for indigenous peoples’ territorial recognition, starting from the consideration that a simple legal recognition is often not sufficient to improve living conditions for these communities. A more open reflection on the delicate theme of ‘development’ is also promoted and sought.
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 ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2011Uganda
Uganda Land Alliance (ULA) Report
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 ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesAbril, 2013Myanmar
The reform process in Burma/Myanmar by the quasi-civilian government of President Thein Sein has raised hopes that a long overdue solution can be found to more than 60 years of devastating civil war...
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