customary land rights
Customary land rights refer to the enjoyment of some use of land that arises through customary, unwritten practice rather than through written codified law.
Large-scale acquisition of land in the global South has received a great deal of interest in the last few years. Especially following the food crisis, and stimulated by the growing demand for biofuels, pressure on land continues to increase.
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Next Training: June 19-29, 2018
Location: Columbia University
The Land and Poverty conference will present the latest research and practice on the diversity of reforms, interventions, and innovations in the land sector around the world. The 2018 conference theme will iw Land Governance in an Interconnected World
Indigenous and rural communities that use customary land tenure systems are among the least likely populations to have legal recognition of their rights to their lands and natural resources.