This brief note identifies the consequences of land acquisitions in peri-urban spaces around the cities of Bamako and Ségou, Mali. This contributes to debates surrounding the rapid expansion of African cities faced with rapid rural-urban migration and new arrivals settling in precarious conditions. West Africa has a long history of urbanisation, in some cases accompanied by highly productive and intensified land use.
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Library ResourceArticles et Livresjuillet, 2018Mali
Library ResourceDocuments et rapports de conférencejuin, 2018Chine, Cambodge, Laos, Myanmar, Viet Nam
The forum was co-hosted by the Mekong Region Land Governance Project and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Co-Conveners of the programme includes the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development (RCSD) and the Independent Mediation Group (IMG). The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg supported the Forum.
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2018Cambodge, Viet Nam
Vietnam, which has a long history of theft of timber from neighbouring Laos and Cambodia, recently initialled a timber trade agreement with the European Union. This will see Vietnam implement legislation to address imports of illegally harvested or traded timber, in return for timber exports to the EU being deemed to comply with the requirements of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR).
Library ResourcePublication évaluée par des pairsseptembre, 2018Afrique
Forced evictions violate a number of internationally and nationally recognized human rights. However, it directly translates to a denial of the right to adequate housing which forms the very foundational basis for the realization of other rights. In the long run, it affects people’s social and economic livelihoods. However, forced evictions remain a practice that is majorly carried out in urban centers in Kenya.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjanvier, 2019Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
On July 21, 2011 the then Acting Prime Minister Sam Abal announced the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate 77 land leases which were issued under the Somare government’s Special Agriculture & Business Leases (SABL). The inquiry, which was later extended by Prime Minister Peter O’Neill in October 2011 for a further five months, discovered that over 90 percent of the leases totalling over 5 million hectares were illegally obtained from traditional landowners (Zealand, 2015).
Library ResourceArticles et Livresdécembre, 2018Amérique du Sud, Brésil
Este texto analisa projetos governamentais de colonização em dois momentos distintos, mas que usaram estratégias semelhantes: final do século XIX na região Bragantina do Pará e década de 1970, acompanhando a abertura da Transamazônica. A abordagem recai na construção dos discursos sobre a região amazônica como um vazio demográfico e uma área com enorme potencial econômico inexplorado, buscando entender a estratégia política de instalar migrantes, resolver o problema do acesso a terra
Library ResourceManuels et directivesjanvier, 2018Global
This topic guide presents an overview of land corruption in rural and urban areas, focusing on:
Library ResourceArticles et Livresnovembre, 2018Amérique du Sud, Brésil
As reservas extrativistas, um dos legados do movimento organizado dos seringueiros do qual Chico Mendes foi um dos grandes protagonistas, foram idealizadas como proposta de desenvolvimento para Amazônia e para os povos da floresta, alternativa ao modelo estatal hegemônico, de características ambientalmente predatórias e socialmente excludentes. Desde o assassinato de Chico Mendes em 1988 foram criadas 88 reservas extrativistas (sendo 62 federais e 26 estaduais).
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesdécembre, 2018Nigéria
This report documents the violent clashes between members of farmer communities and members of herder communities in parts of Nigeria, particularly in the northern parts of the country, over access to resources: water, land and pasture. It also documents the failure of the Nigerian government in fulfilling its constitutional responsibility of protection of lives and property by refusing to investigate, arrest and prosecute perpetrators of attacks.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresoctobre, 2018Global
Land is consistently ranked among the sectors where people most often report having to pay bribes to access services, according to Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer. The Land Portal has summarised the latest available (dated 2013) global data here, which shows that the incidence of bribes paid for land services can be over 50% in countries such as Cambodia, India and Pakistan.
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