This article discusses the inherent limitations of law in transitional justice processes regarding land grievances. Through analysis of the case of Timor-Leste (East Timor), a country marked by post-colonialism, post-authoritarianism, and post-conflict.
Opening up land-related administrative data, combining it with data from other sources and processing and making this data available as easily accessible information for women and men equally could be a means to counteracting land corruption in land management, land administration and land allocation.
Cambodia has suffered some of the highest rates of deforestation (measured as a percentage of forest cover) of any country since the 1970s – and rates have been increasing significantly in the past decade. Even the country’s so-called protected areas have been severely impacted, despite supposedly being safeguarded under Cambodian law.
This detailed timeline provides further background information on the history and land governance of Eswatini summarised in the Land Portal country profile.
This is the presentation of Dr. Marcello De Maria, Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Agriculture Policy and Development at the University of Reading during the webinar on the Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption on January 28th, 2021.
There is little information concerning how people in the Global South perceive the benefits and costs associated with urban green areas. There is even less information on how governance influences the way people value these highly complex socio-ecological systems.
Rapid urban population growth and spatial expansion of urban centers have brought unprecedented demand for land in developing countries such as Ethiopia. The dramatic shifts in urban land tenure from Feudal System (pre-1974) to Socialist Land Policy (1974- 1991) and to the current system (post-1991) have left the urban populations uncertain about their property rights.
The impending close to the war in Syria brings to the fore the prospect of approximately 13 million forcibly displaced people considering returns to places of origin in the country.
The rapid progress in digital information and communication technologies (ICTs) comes with both fresh opportunities and new challenges for different sectors and actors adopting the new solutions that become available over time.
Desde hace varios años, los líderes indígenas de las comunidades del pueblo Tsimane soportan todo tipo de maltratos por defender sus territorios. Uno de los casos es el de Rosendo Merena, dirigente tsimane' del Sector Yacuma.
El análisis revela que la corrupción es más generalizada en países donde el dinero tiene una influencia en el poder político.