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Securing Grassroots Women Land Rights Through Socio-Cultural Changes

Dezembro, 2021
Zimbabwe
Nigeria
Kenya
Uganda
Norway

The Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa endorsed through the adoption of the African Union Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges by the African Heads of States in 2009 is having “a strong gender component which aims at “strengthening security of land tenure for women which require special attention” and “ensuring that land laws provide for equitable access to land and related resources”.

Women’S Land Rights: Customary Rules And Formal Laws In The Pastoral Areas Of Ethiopia – Complementary Or In Conflict?

Dezembro, 2021
Ethiopia
Norway
Canada

Land in Ethiopia is held by the state and the people; while landholders guaranteed a lifetime ‘holding’ right (any right except sell and mortgage per se). Women have equal rights to men in the formal legal system, despite, in pastoral areas, women’s land rights are highly influenced by religious and customary systems: rights are meaningless unless they are socially recognized and effectively enforced. Studies on women’s land rights comparing between formal and customary land laws are rare.

Zambia: Private Sector Investment In Security Of Land Tenure. From Piloting Using Technology To National Rollout

Dezembro, 2021
Zambia

ABSTRACT Context and background Zambia has grappled with implementing the land titling from 2017 when it started the piloting of the National Land Titling Programme through the seventh National Development Plan (2017-2021). The implementation started in 2017 with a small pilot project conducted in Lusaka City in areas called Madido and Kamwala.

Land Tenure And Agricultural Intensification By Women Farmers In Nigeria Effects On Crop Commercialization

Dezembro, 2021
Nigeria
Norway

Women make essential contributions to agriculture by playing a large role in food crop production. They require land as source of rural livelihood and monetary strengthening through land right security. Women’s ownership of land and property can be potentially transformative, not only as a store of value, but also as a means of acquiring other assets and engaging in a range of markets. However, women have lower access to productive resources (land and capital) compared to their male counterparts.

The Role Of Open Data And Digital Technology In Property Management In The Developing World. The Case Of Rwanda.

Dezembro, 2021
Rwanda

The study examined the role of open data and digital technology in property management in urban and rural land in Rwanda in order to increase land tenure security and minimize land related problems.Methodology:Open and closed questions were developed and addressed to the community and local administrative authorities to provide views on how open data and digital technology can facilitate property management for sustainable land administration.

Informal Settlement And Development Control Dynamics In Tanzania: Case Of Osunyai Ward Arusha

Dezembro, 2021
Tanzania

Context and background Despite steps implemented by Local Government Authorities to guarantee appropriate urban land development, individuals in informal settlements are developing in violation of laws, rules, and norms. Millions of individuals have grabbed property and constructed temporary houses to gain a footing in cities, in violation of law and ownership rights. Squatter colonies can be found in cities of newly developing economies on hillsides, parks, roadside, unplanned land on urban outskirts, and even valuable land in city centres.

Deconstructing Gender Conjectures In Southeast Nigeria: Building The Africa We Want And Women Access To Land

Dezembro, 2021
Nigeria

In many African societies, there are various forms and levels of cultural gender infringement of human rights and property denials. Over the years, these violations become well-established through cultural gender conjectures.  Perhaps, nowhere in Nigeria is this property rights violation more pronounced and evident than in the Igboland, the south-eastern part of the country. Conjectures such as women do not own land (nwanyi adighi enwe ala), another man’s compound (ama onye ozo) amongst others depict the social classification of women in southeastern communities.

Land Certification "Out Of Order" In Northern Côte D’Ivoire: Case Studies In Tioroniadougou And Kebi

Dezembro, 2021
Bahrain
Norway

Context and background: During decades the government of Côte d’Ivoire, try to find ways to resolved rural lands conflicts. So, since 1998, he was engaged in a politic of land securization. The issue of this process is the delivery of individual and collective land certificates to land rights holders. This certificate must be transformed on individual property title.

Spatial Analysis And Vulnerability Mapping Of Bitumen Deposit In Okitipupa Local Government Area Of Ondo State.

Dezembro, 2021
Nigeria

Over the years, Oil spillage has been drastically affecting our ecosystem. It is quiet unfortunate that Settlers in these places always live an unhealthy lifestyle especially during the raining season. There is no other reason for this than the poor spatial data to support and guide safe exploration. To spatially provide solution to this problem using GIS and remote sensing techniques, constitute the major drive for this research. The objective of this work was to determine the geographical extent of bitumen locations as well as to assess its hazard vulnerability in the study area.