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  1. Library Resource
    An Introduction to the Property Law of Afghanistan
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2015
    Afghanistan

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: 

    At the beginning of this textbook, the authors would like to make two suggestions about how to approach the study of property law.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Peru

    La conservación de las áreas naturales protegidas (ANP1) y su posicionamiento como herramientas para la conservación, se ha visto reflejado en las normas que establecen como obligatoria la Opinión Técnica Previa Vinculante (OTPV) a un proyecto que se superponga a dichas áreas, sin su obtención el proyecto propuesto no es viable. Este procedimiento es conocido como compatibilidad.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2018
    Africa

    Land disputes associated with Africa sugar often lead to long and costly delays. Our research finds 46% of disputes last over 10 years – and half of these are still unresolved today. In serious cases, disputes close projects down and severely reduce market access. Companies are failing to mitigate these serious risks because they lack the tools and data to make the business case for action.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2018
    Western Africa

    Oil palm investments are returning from Southeast Asia to West Africa, where the crop originated. As this interest intensifies, land conflicts are likely to become more prevalent. Our research shows that such disputes can treble the cost of cultivation and cause year-long delays. Despite this, many companies do not mitigate tenure risk because they lack the data and tools necessary to understand their risk exposure and take action.

  5. Library Resource
    Avoiding forced eviction.facilitators
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2020
    South-Eastern Asia

    This guide aims to help communities develop “interest-based” negotiation skills and understand how to use a range of tools to deal with the power imbalance between them and those trying to take their housing, land and resources. The guide may be useful to communities threatened with eviction as well as communities that are negotiating solutions for evictions already suffered. It encourages communities to develop a negotiation strategy that incorporates advocacy at key points in order to strengthen their position.

  6. Library Resource

    Whether Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Asia and Africa are Vulnerable to Expropriation Without Fair Compensation

    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 2017
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    This paper examines whether national expropriation and land laws in 30 countries across Asia and Africa put Indigenous Peoples and local communities at risk of expropriation without compensation. In particular, this paper examines whether national laws ensure that communities are eligible for compensation and whether eligibility requirements effectively close the door on communities seeking compensation.

  7. Library Resource

    An In-Depth Analysis of the Laws and Practices Related to Land Expropriation for the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos

    Peer-reviewed publication
    February, 2018
    Africa, Nigeria, Global

    In Nigeria, the recurring impoverishment and other negative socioeconomic impacts endured by landholders affected by expropriation are well-documented and call into question the Land Use Act’s (LUA) effectiveness in protecting local land rights. The World Bank’s Land Governance Assessment Framework found that, in Nigeria, “a large number of acquisitions occurs without prompt and adequate compensation, thus leaving those losing land worse off, with no mechanism for independent appeal even though the land is often not utilized for a public purpose”.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2015
    Colombia

    El objetivo del estudio fue caracterizar el trauma social en una población en situación de desplazamiento que llegó a la ciudad de Medellín a causa del conflicto armado en Colombia, utilizando como estrategia de análisis la teoría fundamentada y la perspectiva del interaccionismo simbólico. Los resultados revelan tres grandes categorías: El evento expulsor, las pérdidas y rupturas y el duelo. Las relaciones e interacciones entre estas categorías y sus respectivas subcategorías se articulan a través de una red conceptual de trauma y desplazamiento.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Peru

    La presente investigación analiza el problema de la limitada autoridad del Gobierno Regional de San Martín (GORESAM) para contrarrestar la deforestación de los bosques amazónicos ubicados en el departamento de San Martín. Los datos recientes señalan que la deforestación acumulada para el periodo 2000-2013 alcanza más de 270,000 hectáreas.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2018
    Global

    Transparency International’s experience shows clear links between the issues of land governance, women’s rights, corruption and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These links are especially prevalent in lower-income countries, where people’s reliance on their land is greatest, and land governance and women’s rights are often weak – as highlighted in our 2018 resource book Women, Land and Corruption

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