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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2000
    South Africa

    An Act various Acts, so as to provide for the deeds registries regulations board to make regulations regarding the manner in which the payment of the fees of office may be enforced, to validate certain acts, as to provide for the amendment, withdrawal and lapsing of conditions, to exclude issues concerning the definition of "occupier", and to provide for the secondment of judges and appointment of acting judges to the Land Claims Court, to extend the date upon which the right contemplated in the proviso to section 16(1) lapses; to authorize the Land Claims Court to issue an order where in p

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2000
    South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This paper examines the current wave of land tenure reform in eastern and southern Africa. It discusses how far tenure reform reflects a shift in powers over property from centre to periphery. A central question is whether tenure reform is designed to deliver to rural smallholders greater security of tenure and greater control over the regulation and transfer of these rights.Policy conclusions include:

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2001
    South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Redistributive land reform in southern Africa is reviewed against the background of the recent land crisis in the region. The dilemmas created for governments and donors are described, as are attempts to grapple with them. Answers are sought to four questions: What has been the experience with land redistribution in the region over the last decade or so? What has been the impact on people's livelihoods? How are redistribution programmes expected to develop in future?

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2001
    Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Redistributive land reform in Namibia is widely regarded as a precondition for sustainable rural development and poverty alleviation. This paper briefly discusses the development of thinking on land reform and the development of land reform models prior to Independence.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2000
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Niger, Europe

    Series of papers on land tenure issues including: Piloting local administration of records in Ekuthuleni, KwaZulu-Natal, by Donna Hornby (AFRA, South Africa)Ivory Coast’s Plan Foncier Rural: lessons from a pilot project to register customary rights, by Camilla Toulmin (IIED) Customary land identification and recording in Mozambique, by Chris Tanner Supporting local rights: will the centre let go?

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2000
    South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This paper examines the challenges of institutional, organisational and policy reform around land in Southern Africa. It analyses the land situation in South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, and identifies key issues for further research in each of these countries.
    Findings include:

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2000
    South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This case study deals with the South African government policies for restitution and redistribution of land to people in rural areas who were deprived of it due to racially discriminatory laws and practice. Its main focus is on how the interactions between civil society and the state in the several phases of land reform through the 1990s reflect some key issues of governance, eg.

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