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Journal Articles & Books
December 2006
Burkina Faso
Benin
Nigeria
Belgium
Rwanda
Mali
Zimbabwe
Eswatini
Ghana
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Niger
Cameroon
Kenya
Mozambique
South Africa
Lesotho
Uganda
Italy
Tanzania
Botswana
France
Africa

Across rural Africa, land legislation struggles to be properly implemented, and most resource users gain access to land on the basis of local land tenure systems.

Reports & Research
December 2006
Rwanda
Switzerland
Kenya
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Tanzania
Botswana
Brazil
Canada
Norway
Africa

Most of the world’s poor work in the “informal economy” – outside of recognized and enforceable rules. Thus, even though most have assets of some kind, they have no way to document their possessions because they lack formal access to legally recognized tools such as deeds, contracts and permits.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2006
United States of America
China
Indonesia
United Kingdom
Pakistan
Thailand
Nepal
Republic of Korea
Philippines
Malaysia
Japan
Myanmar
Brunei Darussalam
Netherlands
India
Bhutan
Vietnam
Cambodia

The study conducted by FAO and partners in South and Southeast Asia was based on an analysis of forest tenure according to two variables: the type of ownership, and the level of control of and access to resources. It aimed to take into account the complex combination of forest ownership − whether legally or customarily defined − and arrangements for the management and use of forest resources.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2006
Bangladesh
Rwanda
Zimbabwe
Peru
Indonesia
Ghana
Venezuela
Guyana
Pakistan
Colombia
Mozambique
Jordan
Costa Rica
Philippines
South Africa
Nicaragua
Malaysia
Uganda
Botswana
India
China
Mexico
Brazil

The present paper seeks to cover the key issues, trends, constraints, challenges, knowledge gaps and policy options on a range of dimensions of land access.

Reports & Research
December 2006
Mozambique

O Guião de Direitos das Comunidades Locais no Domínio dos Recursos Naturais pretende-se ajudar a obter um melhor conhecimento e compreensão da Constituição da República de Moçambique (no que toca aos recursos naturais) e da legislação do ambiente, terra, florestas e fauna bravia, pescas, minas e água, incluindo os respectivos regulamentos, de forma a contribuir para uma melho

Reports & Research
October 2006
Myanmar

“Both tragedy and hope are reflected in this fifth annual survey of internal displacement in eastern Burma. The tragedy is that such systematic and widespread violations of human rights and humanitarian law continue to occur with national impunity and a largely ineffective international response.

Reports & Research
October 2006
Africa

Main chapters cover access to land and poverty reduction, land redistribution, and securing land rights. The last includes the role of land markets, women’s land rights, securing local resource rights in foreign investment projects, protecting the rights of indigenous peoples and pastoralists, conflicts.

Reports & Research
October 2006
Myanmar

As the rainy season nears its end, SPDC operations in northern Papun District persist. Civilians living in Lu Thaw township in northern Papun District who fled from military attacks on their villages earlier in the current offensive have been joined by those more recently displaced.

Land Draft Policy
Legislation & Policies
October 2006
Zambia

Land is the most fundamental resource in any society because it is the basis of human survival. Land is the space upon which all human activities take place and provides continued existence of all life forms and minerals.

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