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Obstacles to the Revival of Mobile Grazing Systems in Kazakhstan

Conference Papers & Reports
Septembre, 2021
Kazakhstan

Livestock mobility was an essential characteristic of Kazakh livestock production systems, allowing animals to take advantage of spatial and temporal variability in climate and vegetation, optimising forage intake over the year. These systems broke down following the end of the Soviet Union. In this paper we examine the extent and determinants of the recovery of mobile livestock husbandry in south-eastern Kazakhstan, using surveys and semi-structured interviews with livestock farmers and rural households (holding livestock but not registered as farms).

Communal Violence in Mauritania and Senegal 1989-1992

Reports & Research
Mars, 2021
Mauritania
Senegal

A local famer-herder conflict over grazing rights in the Mauritanian-Senegal border region has triggered a spiral of violence between Senegalese and Mauritanians in the southern Senegal River bank and different Mauritanian cities. This escalation has to be understood against the background of persistent racism and discrimination of the ‘black’ population of Mauritania.

Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent

Reports & Research
Juillet, 2019
Kenya
South Africa
Guatemala
Honduras
United States of America
Australia
Papua New 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.

Climate Change, Land and Resource Governance, and Violent Extremism: Spotlight on the African Sahel

Reports & Research
Avril, 2019
Algeria
Sudan
Western Sahara
Eritrea
Ethiopia
South Sudan
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal

Tetra Tech’s land tenure and property rights experts examine how weak land and resource governance can fuel drivers of violent extremism. With a focus on the African Sahel, this new issue brief finds this dynamic is especially prevalent when land and resource governance challenges are coupled with environmental disruptions, resource scarcity, or migration.

Asegurando más los pastizales

Reports & Research
Novembre, 2018
Global

Asegurar los pastizales es un  importante debate en curso, debido a la compleja planificación que su uso necesita y la falta de reconocimiento o protección. En un debate en línea del 29 de enero al 14 de febrero de 2018, 38 participantes de 4 continentes debatieron sobre los principales desafíos, soluciones y lecciones aprendidas, así como sobre vías para plataformas multiactores. La minería y la expansión de los cultivos son las mayores amenazas para los pastizales, que se derivan de la afección a de corredores de movilidad, el acaparamiento de tierras y la marginación de los pastores.

Sécuriser Plus Les Parcours

Reports & Research
Novembre, 2018
Global

La sécurisation des pâturages est un débat important en cours, en raison de la planification complexe nécessaire à leur utilisation et du manque de reconnaissance ou de protection. Lors d'un débat en ligne du 29 janvier au 14 février 2018, 38 participants de 4 continents ont débattu des principaux enjeux, des solutions et des leçons apprises, ainsi que des voies pour les plateformes multi-acteurs.

District Multi-stakeholder Forums: An Unexhausted Opportunity for Securing Land Rights; the Tanzanian Experience

Conference Papers & Reports
Février, 2017
Tanzania

Administration of land in Tanzania is more decentralized from the president to the village level. The law gives power to village councils and village assemblies to administer village land. The District authorities are given advisory and supervisory mandates over villages and represent the commissioner who takes overall administrative powers.  Despite decentralization, institutions responsible for land administration, land have continued to be cause of many conflicts for years.  Conflicts have been escalating and lead loss of lives and property.

Non-State Actors Communiqué on Livestock Sector Development in Tanzania

Reports & Research
Février, 2017
Tanzania

In this communiqué, the undersigned Non-State Actors (civil society,pastoralist, research, private, farmers’ unions and other stakeholders) champion a call to action and outline recommendations on livestock policy advocacy strategies that take into consideration the unique conditions and opportunities of the livestock sector development in Tanzania.

Soci0-Economic Contribution of Pastoralism as a Livelihood System in Tanzania

Reports & Research
Novembre, 2016
Tanzania

Tanzania is endowed with numerous resources including livestock. It is number three country in Africa in terms of livestock population after Ethiopia and Sudan. Currently, the country (Tanzania) has more than 22 million livestock, of which at least 95% are indigenous animals kept under traditional livelihood model known as indigenous pastoralism. At least 70% of Tanzanians earn their living through agro-pastoralism whereby around 40% of them entirely practices indigenous pastoralism.

Tanzania Pastoralists threatened: eviction, human rights violations and loss of livelihood

Reports & Research
Décembre, 2015
Tanzania

The report explores the evictions of pastoralists and other conflicts over pastoralists’ land in Tanzania, with focus on the past decade. 


Although most of these evictions and land based conflicts have been documented, the associated human and legal rights violations have increasingly lead to concern amongst civil society. A study was therefore commissioned to collate the available information as well as to visit affected pastoralist communities to assess the current situation faced by pastoralists in the country. 

KNOW YOUR LAND RIGHTS

Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
Octobre, 2015
Kenya

The promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution 2010 brought into place concerns about the urgency for land reform. Land reforms hold the key to solving some of Kenya’s greatest challenges such as landlessness, community cohesion, food security and sustainable development. Land reforms lie at the heart of the work of the National Land Commission (NLC) and Kituo cha Sheria and they are also at the heart of many Kenyan communities who live, work and rely on land. Information contained in the book goes a long way in educating these communities about their land rights.