Na década de 1990 as principais motivações para a emergência de novos conflitos agrários na região, agora não somente pela luta pelos direitos trabalhistas violados pelos patrões, mas antes de tudo, pela reforma agrária, pela democratização e acesso a terra das antigas usinas falidas. A região passa a ocupar um lugar de destaque no enfrentamento da questão agrária no estado.
Submissions to the Portfolio Committee: Rural Development and Land Reform on the Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Bill
This report presents the dissemination and communication activities for the period February – September 2015 of the 2 year IDRC funded action research project entitled “Improving Access to Justice and Basic Services in the Informal Settlements of Nairobi”.
A detailed situation analysis reveals key linkages between meagre services, insecure land tenure, and unjust governance institutions in Nairobi’s informal settlements.
Over the next 15 years, over Kshs. 89.09 billion will be paid by slum-dwellers to informal service-providers for low-quality and high-cost services. This situation is replicated in almost all informal settlements within the city of Nairobi. Developing affordable shelter for the urban poor, and thereby
This paper examines poor households in
the city of Mumbai and their exposure, vulnerability, and
ability to respond to recurrent floods. The paper discusses
policy implications for future adaptive capacity,
resilience, and poverty alleviation. The study focuses
The ‘Price Penalty’ exists where a poor person pays an above-average price per unit of the facility, product, or service. The ‘Quality Penalty’ refers to the provision of a facility, product, or service of low quality, which is still offered at a price similar to that of higher-quality.
Providing formal titles to residents in densely populated informal settlements without fuelling conflict or encouraging gentrification presents several challenges. It has been argued that, in some contexts, forms of collective tenure such as a Community Land Trust may help to overcome some of these problems.
Este material incluye una breve referencia al marco jurídico que orienta la política de reforma agraria y distribución de tierras, una descripción de la política de tierras en los últimos años, el desempeño del organismo de aplicación de dicha política, el Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo Rural y de la Tierra (INDERT), un recuento de los mecanismos existentes para el acceso a la tierra por part
The World Bank (2015) classifies Kenya as a lower middle income country and one of East Africa‘s fastest growing economies. According to Society for International Development (SID) however, Kenya remains one of the most unequal societies when compared to of Uganda and Tanzania (SID, 2004). Inequality therefore remains a key challenge to Kenya.