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Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2018
Uganda

Inequities in land ownership and access are possibly one of the most common injustices that have persisted in Uganda since the pre-colonial times. Unfair land use policies and practices and the lack of security of tenure must be immediately addressed if Uganda is to achieve its development goals under the National Development Plan II and most of the Sustainable Development Goals.

 Analyse du cadre juridique relatif aux forêts communautaires au Gabon
Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2018
Gabon

Cette analyse propose une lecture critique du cadre juridique encadrant la gestion communautaire des forêts au Gabon. Elle vise à identifier les éléments-clé du cadre juridique encadrant les forêts communautaires, en examinant à la fois ses éléments positifs ainsi que les vides et incohérences juridiques impactant sa mise en oeuvre.

Notre analyse s’articule autour de trois parties :

Videos
March 2018
Cambodia

The VGGT are very necessary for Cambodia because of the role these guidelines play in protecting human rights, and especially land rights. Let's watch the video together in order to get more information on VGGT.

Reports & Research
March 2018
Mozambique

O CTV iniciou em 2010 o estudo, análise e monitoria do estado da governação na gestão do ambiente e recursos naturais em Moçambique, culminando com a elaboração de uma serie de relatórios anuais sobre governação ambiental (RAGA), cuja primeira edição foi publicada em Janeiro de 2012.

Innovations in Land Tenure Systems and Land Titling (Cross-Cutting)
Reports & Research
February 2018
South Africa

During its transition from racial apartheid to democracy in 1994, South Africa’s government announced it would strengthen the tenure rights of the estimated 16 million citizens who lived on communal land. By 2012, however, the government’s own reports concluded that the country had made little progress in the area of communal tenure reform.

Reports & Research
February 2018
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya
Tanzania
Nigeria

This study provides a case study of the mango value chain in Kenya and seeks to better understand key linkages between land rights and project outcomes. It explores (1) whether and how land rights for Kenya’s mango farmers affect project uptake and success; and (2) what (if any) are this project’s unintended consequences on land tenure in implementation areas.

Manuals & Guidelines
February 2018
Global

Enterprises involved in agricultural supply chains can create employment, raise labour standards and bring the technology to increase agricultural production or reduce pollution. But their activities can also contribute to food insecurity by leading to the eviction of local communities from their lands. Child labour and abuses of migrant workers and women are regularly reported.

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.

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