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Journal Articles & Books
October 2023
Africa
Algeria

This article engages in a comprehensive examination of the intricate dynamics surrounding urban sprawl and land utilization within the peri-urban regions of significant Algerian municipalities, with a specific focus on the city of Oran. 

Mise à l’échelle des résultats LAND-at-scale Mali
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2024
Mali

LAND-at-scale est une contribution à la protection des droits fonciers coutumiers des communautés et à la consolidation des acquis majeurs de la gouvernance foncière au Mali.

changements climatiques au Mali
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2024
Mali

Les chocs climatiques exercent une pression sur les terres agricoles qui se manifeste par la surexploitation des terres et l’utilisation abusive d’intrants, ce qui accélère et aggrave leur dégradation (lessivage continu, érosion, transport des particules). La sécurisation foncière des communautés contribue au développement et à la promotion de l’agroécologie paysanne.

Exploitation Minière et Foncier Agricole
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2024
Mali

Le Code minier du Mali dispose que les ressources souterraines appartiennent à l’État, même s’il s’agit de terres agricoles. Cette disposition consacre le droit souverain de l’État sur les ressources du sous-sol, qui en organise l’accès et l’exploitation.

Collaboration entre les commissions foncières villageoises et communales au Mali
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2024
Mali

La collaboration entre les commissions foncières (CoFo) villageoises[1] et communales[2] joue un rôle crucial dans la gestion concertée, pacifique et durable des terres et des ressources naturelles des communautés rurales.

Understanding and Addressing Corruption in the Land Sector
Conference Papers & Reports
December 2023
Global

Land corruption – corrupt practices in the land sector – threatens the lives and livelihoods of people and communities, the environment and climate, food security and political stability. Its impacts are particularly acute for 2.5 billion people who live on and from the land.

Corruption risks in land-based solutions to climate change
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2023
Global

“Nature-based” solutions to climate change require the acquisition of large swaths of land for reforestation, afforestation, conservation and renewable energy sources. However, corruption in the land sector is already widespread and this additional demand for land may aggravate pre-existing corruption risks, as well as causing new ones.

Land corruption risks in the green energy sector
Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2023
Global

Green energy (and/or renewable energy) requires large areas of land to operate, often more so than energy generated from fossil fuels. The acquisition of land comes with accompanying corruption risks which can lead to challenges such as land grabbing and illegal displacement of communities.

State of Land Information in Mozambique
Reports & Research
December 2023
Mozambique

In Mozambique, the law recognizes certain forms of occupation as constituting legal tenure and nationals can claim this recognition of their right to occupy and use land allocated through customary norms/practices. Local communities can also claim rights over land which they have customarily occupied, used, and managed.

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