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  1. Library Resource

    Data story

    Reports & Research
    April, 2022
    South Africa

     

    This is the PDF version of an online data story published by Land Portal on 28 April 2022.


    Colonial and apartheid land dispossession in South Africa was the most extensive of any country in sub-saharan Africa. Despite a land reform programme initiated after the transition to democracy in 1994, equitable access to land remains an unresolved question in both urban and rural areas.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2021
    Western Sahara, Western Africa

    Le foncier est une question à la fois stratégique et centrale dans les processus de développement, et pour cause : la terre avec ses immenses ressources qu’elle englobe, est le premier intrant de la production. A ce titre, elle permet de répondre aux enjeux multiples qui ont pour noms : sécurité alimentaire, emploi agricole surtout pour les jeunes, exportation, etc.

    C’est pourquoi la Commission de l’UEMOA s’est très tôt intéressée au foncier dans tous ses aspects, car étant une des questions au cœur du processus d’intégration communautaire.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2019

    On the heels of the rural ‘land grab’ debate, the ongoing urban transition combined with large-scale urban infrastructure investments and land scarcity forces us to also pay more attention to issues of land in urban discussions. Yet how can we conceptualise land-related problems in order to connect and integrate rural and urban debates in overarching discussions of development?

  4. Library Resource
    Land Ownership and the Journey to Self-Determination

    Sri Lanka Country Paper

    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Sri Lanka

    This paper is an abridged version of an earlier scoping study entitled Sri Lanka Country Report: Land Watch Asia Study prepared in 2010 by the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement through the support of the International Land Coalition (ILC). It is also written as a contribution to the Land Watch Asia (LWA) campaign to ensure that access to land, agrarian reform and sustainable development for the rural poor are addressed in development.

  5. Library Resource
    Land in German Development Coorporation Cover

    Guiding Principles, Challenges and Prospects for the Future

    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2016
    Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Global

    The publication offers an overview of different aspects of the highly complex field of land policy and land  management providing the reader a number of principles, concrete tools and examples for dealing with land related problems in the German Development Coorperation.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2011
    Kenya

    The International Land Coalition (ILC) has commissioned this present report to analyze the illegal/irregular acquisition of land by Kenya’s elites to ascertain the types of land affected, the processes used to acquire land, and the profiles of the perpetrators, as well as to identify the victims and the impacts of land grabbing. The report is drawn largely from the Kenya Land Alliance (KLA)’s series “Unjust Enrichment: The Making of Land Grabbing Millionaires”,

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2009
    Kenya

    This analysis and recommendations stem from USAID/Kenya’s request for an assessment of Kenya’s draft National Land Policy (dNLP).4 It was conducted under the global task order: Property Rights and Resource Governance Program, a mechanism designed and supervised by USAID-EGAT’s Land Resources Management Team under the Office of Natural Resources Management.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2011
    Ethiopia, Africa

    Contains country context, study of land investment, benefits and impacts. Finds wide discrepancies between public positions and laws and what is happening on the ground, an absence of environmental controls, widespread displacement from farmland without compensation, little local benefit, many land deals involve small-scale investors with limited agricultural experience.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2011
    Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Africa

    Examines 3 case studies of proposed biofuel developments in Mozambique and Sierra Leone in terms of social displacement. More mitigation measures could provide livelihood restitution and avoid negative food security impacts.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Africa

    Contributes to the research gap on host country governance dynamics by synthesizing results and lessons from 38 case studies conducted in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Zambia. It shows how and why large-scale farmland investments are often synonymous with displacement, dispossession, and environmental degradation and, thereby, highlights 7 outcome determinants that merit more explicit treatment in academic and policy discourse.

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