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Reports & Research
December 2007
Angola
Rwanda
Zambia
Burundi
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Eswatini
Congo
Malawi
Ethiopia
Mozambique
South Africa
Lesotho
Uganda
Somalia
Eritrea
Tanzania
Botswana
Norway
Kenya
Africa

The present paper – the third in the HIV/AIDS Programme Working Paper Series – is based on field research conducted by two grassroots organizations – CINDI-Kitwe in Zambia and GROOTS Kenya in Kenya to map out and document cases of property grabbing from children, in particular those who became orphans due to AIDS.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Angola
Mozambique
Zambia
Guatemala
China
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Myanmar
Thailand
New Zealand
Nepal
Laos
Philippines
Vietnam
Kyrgyzstan
Italy
Tanzania
Netherlands
India
Mongolia
Cambodia
Asia

Laos depends heavily on rice based agriculture systems and there is evidence that the traditional diversified diet and income base is being eroded, resulting in a negative effect on the livelihoods of the people. The opportunity to gather food in forests is diminishing and dietary diversity is being narrowed.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Angola
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Nigeria
Gambia
Marshall Islands
Australia
Sao Tome and Principe
Ghana
Congo
Djibouti
Comoros
Eritrea
Philippines
Malaysia
Japan
Madagascar
Cameroon
Maldives
Gabon
Brazil

Mangroves, commonly found along sheltered coastlines in the tropics and subropics, fulfil important socio-economic and envioronmental functions: providing wood and non-wood forest products, protecting shores against wind, waves and water currents; conserving biological diversity; protecting coral reefs, sea-grass beds and shipping lanes against siltation; and providing habitat, spawning grounds

Reports & Research
May 2007
Angola

Since its independence in 1975, and most notably in the last decade, Angola has struggled to create a legal framework adequate to address the complex issues relating to the country’s land. In 2004, the country enacted a new land law1 that sought to strengthen perceived areas of weakness in prior legislation.

Human Rights Watch
Reports & Research
May 2007
Africa
Angola
Em Luanda, capital de Angola, o Governo despejou coercivamente e de forma violenta milhares de pessoas que viviam em áreas habitacionais informais com pouco ou nenhum aviso prévio.
January 2007
Indonesia
Angola
Trinidad and Tobago
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Asia
Oceania
Latin America and the Caribbean

This report examines the benefits that a resource-rich country can derive from endorsing the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and implementing its Principles. It also searches for courses of action that the EITI Board can pursue to persuade more countries to endorse EITI. Both issues are investigated in the context of Angola, Indonesia, and Trinidad and Tobago.

January 2007
Angola
Nigeria
South Africa
Botswana
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Sierra Leone
Chad
Ghana
Sub-Saharan Africa

This report identifies the challenges that African legislators face in overseeing their countries’ oil and mining industries, as well as best practices in use around the world and recommendations for future engagement.

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