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Documents et rapports de conférence
mars 2019
Afrique orientale

This paper engages with innovative ways to apply participatory mapping techniques and the latest technological tools in fragile, conflict-affected settings to contribute to sustainable land use. In this paper, the authors describe in detail the process and purpose of a participatory mapping project in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and elaborate on the lessons learned so far.

Articles et Livres
mars 2019
Argentine

Estudio de caso sobre la lucha de de mujeres que fueron protagonistas de la defensa del ambiente y el derecho a la tierra de varias familias campesinas en la provincia de Salta, Argentina. Forma parte de la serie Situación de riesgo y estrategias de autoprotección.

Land acquisitions and use in Nigeria
Articles et Livres
mars 2019
Nigéria

Land acquisition and use remain a critical issue of great policy relevance in developing countries such as Nigeria. This study therefore examined land acquisition and use in Nigeria within the context of food and livelihood security. The chapter used secondary data obtained from the World Bank website, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and other sources.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
février 2019
États-Unis d'Amérique

This paper examines two periods of renewal in Washington, DC, USA’s southwest quadrant and their relationship with displacement. The paper situates this discussion within both the local historical continuum and globally-recognized paradigms, such as “the right to the city”.

Ghana palm oil development, taken on 11 September 2013 in Ghana near Amantia Asuotwene. Photo by Jbdodane.
Ressources et Outils d'entraînement
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne

New research by the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative has revealed that land disputes can cause losses of up to $101 million across a range of agricultural projects in Africa, while at the same time causing significant harm and stress to local communities who have a claim to the land.

Mekong Land Research Forum: Annual country reviews 2018-19 cover image
Documents de politique et mémoires
février 2019
Cambodge
Laos
Myanmar
Thaïlande
Viet Nam

The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land issues in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions:

QTR brief - The Tenure Risk Tool
Documents de politique et mémoires
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Tenure disputes – or disputes over claims to land and natural resources – are endemic in emerging market agricultural land investments.  

 

Afghanistan Land Administration System Project (ALASP)
Rapports et recherches
février 2019
Afghanistan

The Afghanistan land sector is plagued by a multitude of problems linked to weak governance, corruption and lack of capacity. There are competing claims to land, widespread conflicts, resultant landlessness and poverty. Other issues are limited availability of undisputed farmland, difficulties in accessing grazing lands and many disputes over pasture lands.

QTR brief - Palm Oil cover
Documents de politique et mémoires
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Depending on the size and location of their investment, oil palm producers and investors risk losing between $8.3 and $22.1 million due to operational delays caused by active land tenure disputes.
QTR brief - Sugar cover
Documents de politique et mémoires
février 2019
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
New research by the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative finds that land disputes in the African sugar sector often cause long and costly delays, with 46% of disputes lasting over 10 years. Half of these are still unresolved today.

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