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Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Tanzania

We set out to unveil gender inequality with respect to women’s access to family land following the surge in tree-planting in selected villages in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Specifically, the study describes land-transaction procedures at the household level and shows how the lack of women’s involvement in such land transactions affect their access to and control over family lands.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Tanzania

Achieving change to address soil erosion has been a global yet elusive goal for decades. Efforts to implement effective solutions have often fallen short due to a lack of sustained, context-appropriate and multi-disciplinary engagement with the problem.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Benin
Central African Republic
Ghana
Malawi
Togo
Tanzania
South Africa
Southern Africa

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Biosphere Reserves strive for a harmonious interaction between humans and nature. As landscapes provide suitable units to mutually address matters of conservation and sustainable development, this study aims to explore the potential and realized contribution of biosphere reserves for landscape governance and management.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Central African Republic
Guinea
Kenya
Mali
Tanzania
Uganda
United States of America
Eastern Africa

An increasing number of African States are recognizing customary land tenure. Yet, there is a lack of research on how community rights are recognized in legal and policy frameworks, how they are implemented in practice, and how to include marginalized groups.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2020
Tanzania

The topic of large-scale land acquisition (LSLA) has attracted wide interest in the literature and the media. However, there is little work on the gendered institutional changes and gendered impacts on common pool resources (CPR) due to LSLA. The aim of this paper is to address these impacts.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2020
Tanzania

The preservation of soils which provide many important services to society is a pressing global issue. This is particularly the case in countries like Tanzania, which will experience rapid population growth over coming decades. The country is also currently experiencing rapid land-use change and increasing intensification of its agricultural systems to ensure sufficient food production.

Thematic Case Study 2: Approaches to land rights documentation and mapping to protect local people’s land rights in agricultural investment contexts
Reports & Research
March 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mozambique
Tanzania
Sierra Leone

This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Reports & Research
January 2020
Tanzania

Ardhi Yetu Programme (AYP Plus) is a national land rights advocacy programme that consolidates on-the-ground interventions, while integrating resilience and adaptation.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2019
Tanzania

Anthropogenic activities have substantially changed natural landscapes, especially in regions which are extremely affected by population growth and climate change such as East African countries. Understanding the patterns of land-use and land-cover (LULC) change is important for efficient environmental management, including effective water management practice.

Institutional & promotional materials
August 2019
Ethiopia
Kenya
Mali
Niger
Tanzania
Western Africa
Eastern Africa

Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale project brochure.

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