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  1. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    mars, 2014
    Afrique

    March 2014 – In most of Africa, land is at the heart of economic, social and political life. Therefore, land and natural resource rights and governance issues profoundly affect and are affected by development initiatives across the continent. To fully succeed and contribute to ending extreme poverty in the post-2015 world, development initiatives must recognize and strengthen the land and natural resource rights of local people, especially the rural poor and women. However, while there is growing awareness of these issues, they are often overlooked.

  2. Library Resource
    A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique cover image
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    mars, 2018
    Mozambique, République-Unie de Tanzanie

    Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries. Caught between these pressures, many poor, rural communities get displaced or decide to sell their collectively held land.

  3. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    juillet, 2017
    Global
    • There is an accute lack of well-located urban housing that is adequate, secure, and affordable. The global affordable housing gap is currently estimated at 330 million urban households and is forecast to grow by more than 30 percent to 440 million households, or 1.6. billion people, by 2025.
    • This paper defines three key challenges to providing adequate, secure and affordable housing in the global south: the growth of informal or substandard settlements, the overemphasis on home ownership, and inappropriate policies or laws that push the poor out of the city.
  4. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    juin, 2016
    Global

    Encroaching on Land and Livelihoods examines whether national expropriation laws in 30 countries across Asia and Africa follow the international standards established in Section 16 of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGTs). Section 16 of the VGGTs establishes standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement to ensure tenure security and responsible land governance. The UN Committee on World Food Security officially endorsed the VGGTs in 2012.

  5. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    novembre, 2015
    Amérique latine et Caraïbes, Brésil

    La seguridad de la tenencia, definida como la certeza de que los derechos sobre las tierras de una comunidad serán reconocidos y protegidos si se los cuestiona, está relacionada con una gran cantidad de beneficios para las comunidades y la sociedad en general. Cada vez existe una mayor evidencia de que los bosques comunitarios con tenencia asegurada están relacionados con la deforestación evitada y otros beneficios de servicios del ecosistema. Además, existen otros beneficios económicos y sociales relacionados con la gestión comunal.

  6. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2012
    Nigéria

    Among the main objectives of the Nigerian Land Use Decree of 1978 were:
    1) reducing land conflicts among citizens; 2) unifying and simplifying land
    tenure concepts and land administration procedures throughout the country;
    3) achieving a more equitable distribution of and access to land rights for all
    citizens regardless of wealth or position; and 4) facilitating greater government
    control over land use and development. Today, almost 35 years after adoption
    of the law, questions continue to be raised about whether the law has achieved

  7. Library Resource

    Focus on Land in Africa: Mozambique Lesson Brief, Mozambique's Land Law

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2011
    Afrique

    This lesson brief presents the laws that give people access and secure rights to land. These laws encourage investment in the land and can establish a foundation on which rural families can grow their incomes and assets.

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    Focus on Land in Africa: Mali Lesson Brief, Tenure Insecurity in Urban Mali

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2011
    Afrique

    This lesson brief focuses on how issues of unaffordable land and land formalization processes in Mali have fueled tenure insecurity for the urban poor.  It is part of the Focus on Land in Africa: Land Tenure and Property Rights online educational tool. In Mali, many of the urban poor face tenure insecurity which leaves them vulnerable to expropriation, landlessne

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    Focus on Land in Africa: Mali Lesson Brief, Farmer-Herder Conflicts

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2011
    Afrique

    This lesson brief explores the multiple independent phenomena that affect relationships between farmers and herders, as well as the nature of their conflicts over natural resources in Mali. It is part of the Focus on Land in Africa: Land Tenure and Property Rights online educational tool.

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    Focus on Land in Africa: Mali Lesson Brief, The Challenge of Decentralization in Mali

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2011
    Afrique

    This lesson brief examines the statutory frameworks governing decentralization in Mali and the challenges that have arisen. It is part of the Focus on Land in Africa: Land Tenure and Property Right online educational tool.

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