The EU Land Policy Guidelines (November 2004) are intended for EU donors when supporting interventions in rural land policy and administration. They are divided into Part I policy framework, Part II operational guidelines. Part I includes what is land policy and why does it matter?; links between land policy and other major policy areas (e.g.
Examines (1) what is the issue and why is it important? – equality and economic growth, tenure insecurity, governance and institutions; (2) current evidence: what do we know?
An independent newsletter providing details of current developments in land reform and land conflicts in the Horn, East and Central Africa. Covers Burundi, Eastern DRC, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan (including origins of the Darfur crisis), Tanzania and Uganda. As in Southern Africa, land is a highly contested and contentious issue right across the region.
Civil society formations in Africa have historically played an important part in the establishment of organising people in the pursuit of common goals. The majority of Africa’s people reside in rural areas where they derive their livelihoods from land, and for this majority secure access to land is the foundation of any efforts to alleviate poverty.
Contains gender and land rights; gender and poverty; importance of gender to land rights; current policy and legal reforms on gender and land in Uganda; recommendations for strengthening gender in policy and law reform.
Highly condensed paper on gendered land rights, written principally for Oxfam staff and partners, and summarising some of the literature on Africa and elsewhere.
An examination of land tenure arrangements in the former homelands of South Africa and of post-apartheid attempts to deal with them. Includes a critique of the new Communal Land Rights Bill.
Paper presented at Surveyor’s Institute of Zambia seminar. Includes the effects of a fragmented customary rural land management system; the need for both land reform and rural land management authorities; the benefits of institutional and land tenure reforms; and a case study example of Botswana.
Examines policy and legal reforms in the 1990s; strengths of the 1995 Lands Act and civil society concerns about it; policy framework; Lands Tribunal; women’s constraints in customary land, alienation of land, inheritance and accessing urban land, government attempts to promote women’s access and control over land; conclusions and future challenges.
Includes the issue of gender in access to land, a major source of inequality; FIG declarations and guidelines are gender sensitive; why mainstreaming and what is it about?; ideas for an action plan including – gender disaggregated land data and gender sensitive indicators; understanding and working with gender roles under plural legal regimes; making socio-economic studies a part of planning la
O Governo aprovou em Conselho de Ministros extraordinário, realizado no Palácio de Monserrate, em Sintra, no Dia Internacional da Floresta, um conjunto de medidas de reforma florestal para responder aos grandes desafios que se colocam em Portugal neste setor.
Ministro da Agricultura falou também de um pacote de 700 milhões de euros até 2020
O ministro da Agricultura, Capoulas Santos disse esta quinta-feira em Mação que a reforma da floresta é uma "tarefa gigantesca, tormentosa", realçando os apoios de todos os quadrantes a um "pacote florestal" de 700 milhões de euros até 2020.
Fonte: Bolsa de Terras
DGADR - Direção-Geral de Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Rural