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Gender-Based Violence and Land Documentation & Administration in Zambia
Reports & Research
November 2020
Zambia

This brief draws from USAID’s experience supporting systematic land documentation in Zambia to further advance awareness and knowledge about the relationship between gender-based violence (GBV) and the access, use, and control of land and property.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Tanzania
Zambia
Democratic Republic of the Congo

This study was on mitigating land corruption through computerisation of land governance activities that include land use planning, cadastral surveying, servicing of land, land allocation, land registration and titling and land development.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2020
Zambia

This chapter investigated threats of statutory tenure on customary land. The study was primarily qualitative in nature and adopted a case study approach. Using evidence from Chamuka Chiefdom in Chisamba District, Central Province, the paper concludes that there are various threats of statutory tenure on customary land.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2020
Zambia

In Zambia, security of tenure for communities residing under customary land tenure settings has in recent years increasingly come under threat owing to the pressures of high rate of urbanization, speculation, subdivision and conversion to state land, which effectively excludes marginal populations from accessing resources for their land.

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

Peer-reviewed publication
July 2019
Botswana
Zambia
Mali
Tanzania
Cameroon
Africa

Recent debates in social anthropology on land acquisitions highlight the need to go further back in history in order to analyse their impacts on local livelihoods.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2019
Zambia

Many cities in developing countries are experiencing urbanization characterised by the continuous proliferation of informal settlements. This article gives an account of a study that determined the inclusiveness of land administration in the City of Lusaka using the perspective of good governance principles.

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
March 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Ivory Coast
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Cambodia
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

This report uses household-level data from 33, mostly developing, countries to analyse perceptions of tenure insecurity among women. We test two hypotheses: (1) that women feel more insecure than men; and (2) that increasing statutory protections for women, for instance by issuing joint named titles or making inheritance law more gender equal, increases de facto tenure security.

Reports & Research
March 2019
Africa
Zambia
Liberia
Sierra Leone

From forced eviction to loss of livelihood, social status, savings and even life, land corruption in Africa has serious and far-reaching consequences. Such corruption comes in many forms, and it must be understood – along with the factors that enable it – before it can be tackled.

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