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compensation

The act or process of making amends for something.

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A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2018
Mozambique
Tanzania

Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries.

A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique
Reports & Research
March 2018
Mozambique
Tanzania

Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2018
Africa
Nigeria
Global

In Nigeria, the recurring impoverishment and other negative socioeconomic impacts endured by landholders affected by expropriation are well-documented and call into question the Land Use Act’s (LUA) effectiveness in protecting local land rights.

Reports & Research
January 2018
Tanzania
Africa

Analyses the configuration of land rights among different users of land and discusses the implementation of Tanzania’s land policy reform. The key rights explored include those of small-scale producers (farmers and pastoralists) and large-scale investors. Explores how the state defines, allocates, protects and compensates for land when it appropriates such rights.

Reports & Research
January 2018
Zimbabwe
Africa

One of the new government’s major policy priorities has to be to get agriculture moving as a motor of growth. The long-running issue of outstanding compensation payments has meant that international donors and financiers have not engaged with land reform areas, missing out on supporting major development opportunities.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2017
Albania
Latvia

The aim of this paper is to research the process of compulsory acquisition of land and its fixtures in the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project in Albania from the perspective of the affected persons. The legislation of Albania as well as international principles concerning compulsory acquisition of property was analysed.

Reports & Research
December 2017
Burkina Faso

This paper discusses the history of irrigation development and related land allocation in the Bagré area in the South of Burkina Faso. It specifically analyses current processes at play as part of the recent Bagré Growth Pole Project implemented by the government of Burkina Faso with support of the World Bank.

Regulations
December 2017
United Kingdom

These Regulations amend the Town and Country Planning (Permission in Principle) Order 2017 to allow local planning authorities to grant permission in principle for development the main purpose of which is housing development on an application to the authority in accordance with provisions inserted into that Order by this instrument.

Legislation
December 2017
Madagascar

La présente loi détermine la gestion des propriétés titrées; les procédures d’immatriculation des immeubles; la procédure de reconstitution des documents fonciers notamment ceux perdus, inexploitables, détériorés, détruits ou déchirés; la procédure de régularisation des terrains à statuts obsolètes; les responsabilités relatives à l’exercice des fonctions des agents des services fonciers; les p

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