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Land corruption in Africa
Reports & Research
September 2019
Africa
Kenya
Uganda
Zambia
Ghana

From July 17 to August 7, 2019, the Land Portal Foundation, the African Land Policy Center, GIZ and Transparency International Chapters in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda co-facilitated the dialogue Land Corruption in Africa addressing the role of traditional leaders in customary land administration, forced evictions as a form of land corruption and its Impact on women’s land rights and an analysis of

Webinar Report: Land in Post-Conflict Settings
Reports & Research
June 2019
Uganda
Myanmar
Global

Post-war societies not only have to deal with continuing unpeaceful relations but also land-related conflict legacies, farmland and forest degradation, heavily exploited natural resources, land mines, a destroyed infrastructure, as well as returning refugees and ex-combatants.

Gender Imperatives of Land Reform in Kenya
Reports & Research
May 2019
Kenya

The webinar on the Gender Imperatives of Land Reforms in Kenya took place on 23 April, 2019.

This webinar featured key experts involved in promoting and working towards the gender imperatives of land reforms in Kenya. It was co-hosted by the European Union, the Government of Kenya, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Land Portal Foundation.

Challenges and Opportunities of Community Land Dispensation in Kenya
Reports & Research
May 2019
Kenya

The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands andhas provisions for management and administration of the land by the communities themselves. However, implementation of the act has been slower than anticipated. This is despite the current  heightened investment interests in community lands for mega development projects.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Rwanda
France
Ghana
Canada
Sri Lanka

Ce guide aborde la question de l’enregistrement des droits fonciers, en mettant l’accent sur la création d’un nouveau système pour enregistrer lesdits droits et sur le fait de les enregistrer dans un système pour la première fois. Si des systèmes d’enregistrement existent déjà à travers le monde, il arrive souvent que les populations n’y ont pas accès pour enregistrer leurs droits fonciers.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Rwanda
North Macedonia
Uganda
China
Sri Lanka
Australia
Ghana
Mongolia
Kuwait

Esta guía está acompañada por otra guía que se centra en un aspecto distinto del registro de derechos de tenencia: la creación de un sistema nuevo para registrar los derechos de tenencia por primera vez (Mejorar la manera de registrar los derechos de tenencia).

Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Sweden
Ukraine
Peru
Sri Lanka
United Kingdom
Canada
Uganda
Uzbekistan
Tanzania
Netherlands
France
Spain
Croatia
China
Australia
Ireland
Finland
New Zealand
Rwanda
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Ghana

This guide is about extending the recording or registration of tenure rights to people who currently are not served by systems to record their rights. It provides practical advice on ways to introduce a new system to record tenure rights and for the recording of rights for the first time by the state, a process that is sometimes called first registration.

Customary Land Recognition in Zambia
Reports & Research
December 2018
Zambia

From January 15 to February 6, 2018, the USAID’s Tenure and Global Climate Change Program and Land Portal Foundation co-facilitated a dialogue on experiences of documenting household and community-level customary rights in Zambia.

Institutional & promotional materials
November 2018
Serbia
North Macedonia
Lithuania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Albania
Italy
Montenegro

FAO and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have been providing support to the Western Balkans region to promote progress on Gender Equality, with a focus on measuring the proportion of countries where the legal framework guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control.

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