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Land Grabbing in Uganda
29 March 2022
Tanzania
South Africa
Global

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)  and the Land Portal are launching a new blog series on the governance of land-based investments in the Global South.

Call for Papers: Rethinking Expropriation
8 December 2021
Global

The Expropriation Expert Group, founded in 2013 as a collaborative effort of the universities of Cape Town, Groningen, and Nijmegen, is inviting original and innovative contributions to our sixth international conference and the fourth part of our Rethinking Expropriation Law series.

A road project in Indonesia’s Gorontalo carves a path of graft and grief
14 July 2021
Indonesia
  • More than 1,000 families were entitled to payments for land needed to construct the Gorontalo Outer Ring Road, a national priority infrastructure project on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island.
  • The road will connect Djalaluddin Airport in the capital of Gorontalo province with the province’s main ferry port.
Villagers in shadow of Kyrgyzstan dam incensed by Uzbekistan deal
12 July 2021
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan

The land transfer has fueled anger and rumors about Kyrgyzstan’s new populist leadership.

Main photo: The Kempir-Abad dam was built by Soviet engineers in the 1980s. (photos by Danil Usmanov)

Uzbek Farmers Unhappy With President's Order Giving Land To Jobless Youth
14 March 2021
Uzbekistan


Main photo: Farmers complain that not only will they lose income without compensation, but they even have to pay taxes on the land they are forced to give away.

Inequality in Asia
24 November 2020
Asia
China
Philippines
Vietnam
Southern Asia
Bangladesh
India
Pakistan

In a new study, researchers say that land inequality is rising in most countries. Worse, new measures and analysis proves that land inequality is significantly higher than previously recorded, with data reporting a 41 percent increase compared to traditional census data.


Research: land use challenges for Indonesia's transition to renewable energy
2 July 2020
Indonesia

(MENAFN - The Conversation) The world's fourth-highest emitter of greenhouse gases , Indonesia, is heavily reliant on coal to generate electricity. Its coal-fired power plants produce a third of the country's emissions.

To minimise its future greenhouse gas emissions, Indonesia is gearing up to develop its vast renewable energy resources - including solar, wind, and geothermal.

An aerial view shows housing in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
29 April 2020
Ethiopia

Human rights groups want a moratorium on demolitions and forced evictions of informal settlements under COVID-19


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Economic valuation of ecosystem services for improved land governance and livelihoods: case study in large scale land acquisitions in Zambia

Land Development and Governance Institute

 

MISSION: To contribute to improved livelihoods through offering a bridge between communities, stakeholders and policy makers in the promotion of equitable access and sustainable management of land and natural resources.

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Excellent administration and management of land for sustainable development


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To implement an efficient land administration and management system in order to ensure equity in access to land


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  • Efficiency
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The legal data collected for Nicholas Tagliarino's dissertation and posted on Land Book examines whether national expropriation, compensation, and resettlement laws in developing countries are adopting international standards designed to secure tenure rights and ensure responsible land governance. The analysis conducted for this dataset is based on Section 16 of the UN Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, which establishes standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.

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