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Library ResourceDecember, 2002Qatar, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Philippines, Iraq, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, Botswana, Iran, Nicaragua, Niger, Togo, Kenya
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2002Namibia
These Regulations, made under section 5 of the Land Survey Act, provide rules concerning the control on the practice of land survey and relative recording in Namibia. The Surveyor-General may, at any time in the field, check the accuracy of any survey conducted by a land surveyor under the Act. A general plan shall be prepared when it is required to be produced under any law or when it is required by the Surveyor-General.
Implements: Land Survey Act, 1993 (No. 33 of 1993). (1993-12-06)
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2002Eastern Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Southern Africa
Are women's equal rights to land, housing and property implemented in East Africa? How are land rights translated into national legislation in the Region? This books explores land, housing and property rights in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, and looks at how relevant international treaties are transformed into national legislation and policies in these three countries. A detailed analysis of constitutions and laws on land, housing, inheritance, marriage and divorce laws is also offered.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2003Ethiopia, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa
This shadow report, produced by NEWA and EWLA, offers a critique of the Ethiopian government's CEDAW report by looking at three broad areas: economic and socio-cultural status of women, equality in marriage and family relations and violence against women. The report acknowledges the considerable efforts made by the Ethiopian government to address its CEDAW obligations, but cites weak enforcement, poor policy guidelines and a lack of institutional commitment as ongoing problems.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2002Ethiopia, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa
While the majority of women in Sub-Saharan Africa and particularly Eastern Africa provide a living for their families on land, they largely do not own it. This comprises one part of a study on women and land in five countries in Eastern Africa - and was commissioned by the Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI).
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2002Ethiopia, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa
Ethiopia has combined its fourth and fifth reports to the United Nations Committee that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). This report outlines the status of women in Ethiopia and initiatives on the part of all government and non-governmental actors to address the goals set out by CEDAW. Institutional commitments to address gender issues are in place. However, the socioeconomic status of women, particularly in rural areas, remains lower in Ethiopia's male-biased social structures.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2003South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
This paper examines the experiences of implementation of land reform policies in the Eastern Cape through a series of case studies.It looks at how attempts at redistribution, restitution and land tenure reform have resulted in a variety of models and approaches.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2002South Africa, Lesotho, Kenya, Sub-Saharan Africa
The paper presents case studies from Kenya, Lesotho and South Africa in order to examine the impact of HIV/AIDS upon land, and present preliminary policy recommendations.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2002Eswatini, South Africa, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Tenure reform aims to secure people's land rights. In Southern Africa most so-called 'communal' land, reserved for Africans, is still held by the state. In these areas, land rights are increasingly insecure. Yet, the confirmation of the rights of those who have long occupied and used the land lags behind programmes that aim to transfer white-held land to Africans. Many colonial and apartheid land laws are still in force, particularly those relating to chiefs, who resist any reduction to their power.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2002South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Sub-Saharan Africa
Those who led southern African states to independence promised to redress the inequalities of settler colonialism by returning the land to the people. A generation later the rural poor are still waiting. Many lack access and full rights to agricultural land and, as developments in Zimbabwe and South Africa show, they are getting angry. Where did post-independence land reform policy go wrong?
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