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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
June 2020
Uganda

Given the diversity of active institutions and stakeholders in a landscape, and the difficulties in ensuring inclusive decision-making, evaluating landscape governance can help surface and address underlying issues.

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Reports & Research
January 2020
Ethiopia
Uganda
Peru
Indonesia

Evidence shows that women can benefit from having individualised land rights formalized in their names. However, similar evidence is not available for formalization of land rights that are based on collective tenure. Studies have estimated that as much as 65 percent of the world’s land is held under customary, collective-tenure systems.

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Training Resources & Tools
January 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

Uganda   has  been  struggling  to  maintain   a conventional (European-type) land administration system for a long time  but has faced many  challenges   including  lack of funding, inadequate skill force and long- winded procedures. Up to present, the country has only managed to record less than 20 per cent of the land rights.

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Training Resources & Tools
January 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

Land in Uganda is a delicate resource that has caused many conflicts over the past years. About 80% of pending court cases in the country relate to land today. Looking at the country’s violent history, a rising population and increasing impact of climate change on agriculture productivity, land rights in Uganda are contested to this day.

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Training Resources & Tools
January 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

With the current population of 40 million and 213 inhabitants per km², Uganda is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. Yet land is a fixed asset. Of all the land in Uganda, approximately 80% of the land area is administered under customary tenure system and approximately 5% only is titled under Mailo, leasehold and freehold tenure.

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

Land corruption in Africa
Reports & Research
September 2019
Africa
Kenya
Uganda
Zambia
Ghana

From July 17 to August 7, 2019, the Land Portal Foundation, the African Land Policy Center, GIZ and Transparency International Chapters in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda co-facilitated the dialogue Land Corruption in Africa addressing the role of traditional leaders in customary land administration, forced evictions as a form of land corruption and its Impact on women’s land rights and an analysis of

Institutional & promotional materials
September 2019
Ethiopia
Madagascar
Uganda
Benin
Paraguay
Peru
Laos
Global

This brochure provides an overview of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP) implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). It points out the relevance of land rights for reducing hunger and conflicts as well as the potential for achieving environmental, social and economic development.

GIZ (2019) Training manual for land governance practitioners in Teso Uganda
Training Resources & Tools
August 2019
Africa
Uganda

The need to strengthen the capacity of CSOs, DLOs, ICU and partners working on land governance in Teso has become obvious if harmonisation of the customary and formal land management systems is to be realised. This is expected to enable a coordinated and systematic approach with one voice.

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