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Featured publications

Challenges and Opportunities of Community Land Dispensation in Kenya
Reports & Research
May 2019
Kenya

The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands andhas provisions for management and administration of the land by the communities themselves. However, implementation of the act has been slower than anticipated. This is despite the current  heightened investment interests in community lands for mega development projects.

Gender Imperatives of Land Reform in Kenya
Reports & Research
May 2019
Kenya

The webinar on the Gender Imperatives of Land Reforms in Kenya took place on 23 April, 2019.

This webinar featured key experts involved in promoting and working towards the gender imperatives of land reforms in Kenya. It was co-hosted by the European Union, the Government of Kenya, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Land Portal Foundation.

Women’s Access to Land and Housing in Lesotho cover image
Reports & Research
July 2018
Lesotho

Women need secure access to and control of land in order to realise their human rights. In order for the women to realise their land and inheritance rights it is important for the policy makers to have in place mechanisms and institutions to guide practice. This report sets out the status of women’s land and inheritance rights in Lesotho.

Latest publications

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Journal Articles & Books
June 2019
Tunisia
Madagascar
Sierra Leone
Haiti
Lebanon
Europe
France

Date: 13 mai 2019

Source: Foncier & Développement

Par: Gérard Chouquer

Gérard Chouquer publie un nouvel ouvrage aux Presses des Mines : « Le foncier, entre propriété et expertise »

Gender Imperatives of Land Reform in Kenya
Reports & Research
May 2019
Kenya

The webinar on the Gender Imperatives of Land Reforms in Kenya took place on 23 April, 2019.

This webinar featured key experts involved in promoting and working towards the gender imperatives of land reforms in Kenya. It was co-hosted by the European Union, the Government of Kenya, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Land Portal Foundation.

Latest additions

Reports & Research
March 2017
Brazil

Diederichsen, A., Gatti, G., Nunes, S., Pinto, A. 2017. Diagnostic of Key Success Factors for Forest Landscape Restoration: Municipality of Paragominas and The State of Pará (p. 112). Belém: Imazon.

Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2018
Global

The typical response to the loss of forest cover has been to plant trees, usually, but not always, on an industrial scale, and with a limited mix of species. Indeed, planted forests now make up 7 percent of the world’s forest area and contribute over 40 percent of the global industrial wood and fibre supply (FAO, 2010). 

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