With the start of a commodity boom cycle in the early 2000s, many resource-rich countries reaped benefits as prices for commodities increased over the ensuing decade. Many of these countries see mining as a central element of modernising their economies, and actively promote investment in the mining and extractives sector.
Covers background, property grabbing from widows, legal standards on the rights of widows, recommendations.
This Act amends the Deeds Registries Act by adding a new Part (VIII) on the establishment and operation of the electronic registry. It also inserts a new Schedule setting out a user agreement between the registrar and registered users, for the purpose of regulating the use of the electronic registry by registered users.
Amends: Deeds Registries Act [Chapter 20:05]. (2001)
This Act amends the amend the High Court Act [Chapter 7:061, the Magistrates Court Act [Chapter 7:10]; and the Small Claims Court Act [Chapter 7: 12] so as to make better provision for the settlement of commercial disputes and related matters. It also provides anew for the establishment and designation of small claims courts.
Zimbabwe confirmed that alluvial diamonds had been discovered in the Marange area in Mutare District in 2006. However, as in many otherAfrican countries, the promise diamond mining holds for economic growth has been eroded by a lack of transparency and accountability.
Declining crop and livestock production due to a degrading land resource base and changing climate among other biophysical and socio-economic constraints, is increasingly forcing rural households in Zimbabwe and other parts of Southern Africa to rely on common natural resource pools (CNRPs) to supplement their household food and income.
This paper provides a systematic basis, hitherto missing in the current scholarship, to quantify land transfers in Zimbabwe after 1980. It uses title deed information to determine year of sale via a number of sources.
Meeting Name: African Forestry and Wildlife Commission
Meeting symbol/code: FO:AFWC/2016/9.1
Session: Sess. 20
Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/12