Contra o pano de fundo da guerra na Ucrânia, o boletim "O que ler" (What to read) analisa três artigos que exploram disputas territoriais distintas e menos conhecidas - todas elas na Ásia.
Overcoming Land Disputes by Fostering Relationships in Communities: Experiences from Zambia’s Systematic Land Titling Program
Written by Dimuna Phiri and Kamiji Malasha
Unresolved disputes and disorder, can be addressed through the judicial system. However, the process is expensive, slow, unscalable, and does not focus on reconciling individuals, families and communities. Through the lens of beneficiaries, this article reveals the importance of alternative dispute resolution in land reforms, particularly adjudication committees.
Por APIAN – Aliança de Povos Indígenas e Afrodescendentes da Nicarágua
Blog written by AYJAZ WANI for Observer Research Foundation
Originally posted at https://www.orfonline.org/expert-speak/kazakhstan-on-the-brink/
Main photo: Getty
WHY REJECT CUSTOMARY LAND PRIVATISATION
Most of the world’s land is still stewarded by communities under customary systems. Billions of people rely on communally managed farmland, pasture, forests and savannahs for their livelihoods.
This collective management of resources is viewed in the colonial or capitalist economic model as an obstacle to individual wealth creation and private profit.
Blog written by Robert Barnett and originally posted by Foreign Policy at: https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/05/07/china-bhutan-border-villages-security-forces/
Por Berta Marson
Edição de texto: Helena Silvestre.
A luta de Susana Marley Cunningham, como a de milhares de mulheres e homens do povo Miskitu da Nicarágua, é uma luta ancestral. Nascida em Waspán, no Caribe Norte da Nicarágua, ela é uma liderança Miskitu que começou seu trabalho em comunidades próximas ao Rio Coco, nessa mesma região, através da Fundação Civil para a Unidade e Reconstrução da Costa Atlântica (FURCA). Ela dedicou sua vida à defesa dos direitos de seu povo e de seu território localizado na Moskitia.
Ainda hoje o continente africano tem enfrentado diversos desafios em torno do desenvolvimento dos seus Estados e dos seus povos
The debate about compensation of former white farmers in Zimbabwe continues to rage. The compensation agreement signed in July agreed a total amount of US$3.5 billion to pay for ‘improvements’ to the land that was expropriated. After 20 years of discussion, this was a major step forward. However, there seem to be multiple positions on the agreement and little consensus, along with much misunderstanding. However, some things are happening, and a joint resource mobilisation committee has been established with technical support from the World Bank and others.
By Owen Dhliwayo and Refiloe Joala