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GIZ (2019) Training manual for land governance practitioners in Teso Uganda
Training Resources & Tools
August 2019
Africa
Uganda

The need to strengthen the capacity of CSOs, DLOs, ICU and partners working on land governance in Teso has become obvious if harmonisation of the customary and formal land management systems is to be realised. This is expected to enable a coordinated and systematic approach with one voice.

Sensitization of private agricultural investors on responsible land investment in Uganda
Reports & Research
July 2019
Africa
Uganda

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) created the Special Initiative “One world, No hunger” aimed to eradicate extreme hunger and poverty. Special focus is on Action Area 6 “Promotion of responsible land use and improvement of access to land”.

GIZ (2019) Village Land Management a few years on. An Impact Study of GIZ supported Land Use Planning and Land Registration in Lao PDR .jpg
Reports & Research
July 2019
Asia
Laos

Since 2010, the GIZ Land Programme in Lao PDR has sought to improve the land tenure security of rural communities.

Secure Land Tenure Rights For All
Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2019
Africa
Ethiopia
Uganda
Namibia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil
Peru
Asia
Cambodia
Laos
Eastern Europe
Global

The aim of this policy paper is to present successful approaches to secure land tenure rights in rural and urban areas. To support future programmatic decisions by he Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ, this paper focusses especially on impacts and good practices.

Manuals & Guidelines
June 2019
Ethiopia

Ethiopia is endowed with a huge and remarkable natural resource base which could serve as a strong springboard to economic and social development. The country has devised an attractive incentive package to promote investment in various sectors.

Reports & Research
June 2019
Ethiopia

Due to the rapidly growing population in Ethiopia, land is becoming scarce resource. This often results in an increased land use conflicts. Rapid urban expansion, large infrastructure projects in urban as well as in rural areas and an increasing demand for farmland often leads to displacement of the local population.

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
June 2019
Ethiopia

Large-scale agricultural investments (LSAI) in Ethiopia are expected to provide input for the processing industry and to bring foreign currency as well as technology transfer to the country, while the local communities will benefit from employment and infrastructure improvements related to these investments.

Manuals & Guidelines
June 2019
Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, agriculture plays a fundamental role for economic growth and development. It provides primary commodities, especially food for domestic consumption, as well as raw materials for the processing industry, and it brings foreign currency into the country through exports earnings.

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