Living on the Margins of Life | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
April 2006
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
Advoca-Living-200604
Pages: 
52

The meaning and scope of the concept of Community-Based Property Rights (CBPR) has become a dominant feature of conservation and development policy discourse over the last decade. The debate has largely been shaped by the growing trends where governments have continued to appropriate traditional lands for conservation and development activities that have resulted into large scale dislocation and widespread disenfranchisement of sections of our society. However, the need to rethink the meaning and the application of Community-Based Property Rights has been given momentum by the need to carefully articulate and effectively implement social and economic protection programmes both as a means of promoting sustainable management of natural resources and eradication of poverty. Consequently, the apparent mixing of the concept of CBPR with associated concepts such as Community-Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) or Collaborative Forestry Management (CFM) and Community Conservation has presented major diffi culties in implementing CBPR regimes at the national level.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Godber Tumushabe Eunice Musiime
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Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) is an independent public policy research and advocacy think tank based in Uganda working in East and Southern Africa. ACODE was first registered in 1999 as a Non-governmental organization (NGO). In 2004, the organization was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and without having a share capital. ACODE is one of the most dynamic and robust regional leaders in cutting-edge public policy research and analysis in a range of areas including governance, trade, environment, and science and technology.

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Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) is an independent public policy research and advocacy think tank based in Uganda working in East and Southern Africa. ACODE was first registered in 1999 as a Non-governmental organization (NGO). In 2004, the organization was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and without having a share capital. ACODE is one of the most dynamic and robust regional leaders in cutting-edge public policy research and analysis in a range of areas including governance, trade, environment, and science and technology.

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