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Dahir n° 1-19-115 du 7 hija 1440 (9 août 2019) portant promulgation de la loi n° 62-17 relative à la tutelle administrative sur les collectivités ethniques et la gestion de leurs biens

Legislation & Policies
Noviembre, 2023
Morocco

A destination de l’étranger, par voies ordinaire, aérienne ou de la poste rapide internationale, les tarifs prévus cicontre sont majorés des frais d’envoi, tels qu’ils sont fixés par la réglementation postale en vigueur.

Dahir n° 1-11-178 du 25 hija 1432 (22 novembre 2011) portant promulgation de la loi n° 39-08 relative au code des droits réels

Legislation & Policies
Diciembre, 2022
Morocco

Cette édition contient la traduction officielle des lois et règlements ainsi que tous autres décisions ou documents dont la publication au Bulletin officiel est prévue par les lois ou les réglements en vigueur

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

Diciembre, 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.

The politics of legal pluralism in the shaping of spatial power in Myanmar’s land governance

Diciembre, 2020
Global

Following the National League for Democracy’s landslide victory in the 2015 national election, Myanmar embarked on a series of legal and political transitions. This paper highlights parallel processes alongside such transitions. Linking land governance with the ongoing peace processes, and taking Karen state as a case study, it brings to light how both processes are in fact closely interlinked. Building on legal pluralism research, we argue that in the context of ethnic states, farmers’ strategies to strengthen their land rights resemble the very notion of state transformation.

Scalar politics, power struggles and institutional emergence in Daw Lar Lake, Myanmar

Diciembre, 2020
Myanmar

This paper looks at scalar politics, power struggles, and institutional emergence in Daw Lar Lake in Karen state, Myanmar. It brings to light tensions between centralized and decentralized approaches in the country’s natural resource governance, and how these are manifested in the current legal stalemate with regard to the formal management status of the lake.

Registration of private interests in land in a community lands policy setting: An exploratory study in Meru district, Tanzania

Peer-reviewed publication
Noviembre, 2020
Tanzania

Current Tanzanian land law offers registration of private interests in land in the form of Certificates of Customary Rights of Occupancy (CCROs) within a broader community lands approach. We conducted qualitative research on the issuance of CCROs along a mountain slope transect in Meru district in northeast Tanzania. This area features intensified smallholder agriculture that evolutionary theory suggests is well adapted for registration of private interests in land.

Land tenure security for women: A conceptual framework

Peer-reviewed publication
Noviembre, 2020
Noruega

While strengthening women’s land rights is increasingly on national and international agendas, there is little consensus on how to understand women’s tenure security. Analyses of women’s land rights often use very different definitions of land rights, from formal ownership to women’s management of plots allocated to them by their husbands. This paper identifies aspects of women’s tenure that should be included in indicators. It then provides a conceptual framework to identify the various dimensions of women’s land tenure security and the myriad factors that may influence it.

Rethinking the Importance of Identifying and Addressing the Customary Laws in the Context of Land Law Making Process (Based on the Sri Lankan Experience of Registration of Title System)

Peer-reviewed publication
Noviembre, 2019
Sri Lanka

The land is an integral part of every state. Especially land has sacred and cultural value in most of the Asian traditions apart from its social and economic value. Sri Lanka is an island state which has 25,330 sq. Mi for 21,670,000 ("Department of Census and Statistics-Sri Lanka," 2019) of population and a country which inherent legal pluralism as a result of multi-cultural ethnicity and imperialism.

L’accès à la terre en Côte d’Ivoire

Peer-reviewed publication
Abril, 2019
Côte d'Ivoire

En Côte d’Ivoire comme dans d’autres pays africain, le pluralisme juridique est l’origine d’une crise de la légalité et de crispations sociales. L’accès à la terre est emblématique des difficultés et des différends qui peuvent naître de la coexistence, issue de la colonisation, d’une pluralité de modes de normativité étatique et coutumier en jeu sur un même territoire.

Assessment Report - Legal Framework for Land (Administration) in Sudan

Reports & Research
Febrero, 2019
Africa
Sudan

This report assesses the legislation of Sudan relating to land tenure and administration (see the list in the Annex to this report) against the provisions of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (the VGGT). The assessment is structured along a set of indicators from the VGGT that were considered most relevant for the legal framework on governance of land tenure in Sudan.

Conflits fonciers et problématique de développement rural dans la sous-préfecture de Mongo, région du Guéra (Tchad

Journal Articles & Books
Octubre, 2018
Chad

Located in the Guéra region in central Chad, the Mongo Sub-Prefecture is the scene of recurring conflicts related to the occupation and exploitation of the land. While the phenomenon is neither new nor specific to this part of the country, the scale it has taken in recent years makes it a worrying subject. This land conflicts are driven by a multitude of actors with traditional authorities, agricultural producers and the urban elite at the center.