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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa

This briefing note presents the Executive Summary of a LEGEND paper that synthesises the key lessons from recent partnership projects in sub-Saharan Africa that explored how private business can partner with civil society stakeholders to demonstrate how agricultural investments can operate responsibly by respecting the legitimate land rights of local communities.

Reports & Research
November 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa

The meetings addressed the progress of the International Land Coalition for Africa (ILC), its strategic priorities, and as well, developed ideas on how to apply lessons learned. ILC focuses on providing specific recommendations that instigate land policies that satisfy the agenda of the African Union.

Reports & Research
November 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mozambique
Uganda
Liberia

From 2009 until 2015, Namati and its partners Centro Terra Viva (CTV) in Mozambique, Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU), and Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) in Liberia supported more than 100 communities to document and protect

Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2019
Botswana
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
Kenya
Mali
Namibia
Sub-Saharan Africa

Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) researchers collaborated to understand the complex changes and patterns in semi-arid vegetation and socio-ecological systems. Ecosystems were mapped using a cross-regional coarse scale study, relying on climate data to capture global and regional trends. Finest spatial scale mapping relied on LANDSAT to show changes in land use and land cover.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2019
Africa
Sudan
Sub-Saharan Africa

The New Urban Agenda and SDG 11 promote inclusive urban development, but limited empirical
knowledge exists on how such global rhetoric plays out on the ground. This paper contributes
to the inclusive city debate by focusing on the case of Soba, a peri-urban area at the fringes
of the capital of Sudan. Based on an explorative study of secondary material, semi-structured

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Conference Papers & Reports
July 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
Cameroon

Date: juillet 2019

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Par: Wouri Consulting et Samuel Nguiffo/ LandCam (CED, RELUFA, IIED)

The customary tenure system in Uganda. A case of Soroti and Katakwi districs
Reports & Research
April 2019
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Uganda

Land in Uganda is a delicate topic. About 80% of pending court cases in the country today are land related. One of Uganda’s tenure systems is the management of land according to customary tenure, especially in Northern Uganda, including the Teso sub-region.

Reports & Research
April 2019
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Uganda

Mailo is a unique tenure system in central Uganda. It is divided into three parts: Kabaka’s Mailo, Official Mailo and Private Mailo. Private Mailo belongs to an individual, so-called landowner and it can be sold, subdivided or transmitted. Conflicts on private Mailo can occur between landowners & tenants, tenants & tenants, and landowners & landowners.

Reports & Research
April 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
Zambia
Sierra Leone

This report presents findings on corruption in large scale land-based investments (LSLBIs) in Sub-Saharan Africa, and although it draws on case studies from Sierra Leone and Zambia, its recommendations aim to be applicable across Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Reports & Research
April 2019
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Uganda

Mailo is a unique tenure system in central Uganda. It is divided into three parts: Kabaka’s Mailo, Official Mailo and Private Mailo. Private Mailo belongs to an individual, so-called landowner and it can be sold, subdivided or transmitted. Conflicts on private Mailo can occur between landowners & tenants, tenants & tenants, and landowners & landowners.

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