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property law

Synonyms: 
property regulation

Property law is the generic term within which falls the legal framework dealing with property, its use, ownership, regulation and disposition. As such, property law applies both to real property and personal property, and is distinguished from land law which applies only to real property.

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Realizing Women's Rights to Land in the Law
Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2018
Global

Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) "Achieve gender equality and empoer all women and girls" regonizes the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty reduction, food security and nutrition.

Conference Papers & Reports
March 2018
Africa
Mozambique
Tanzania
Uganda
Namibia
Liberia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia

Across Africa, Asia and Latin America, investors are increasingly approaching rural communities seeking land for logging, mining, and agribusiness ventures.

Reports & Research
January 2017
Brazil

Resumo: O presente artigo tem como objetivo abordar alguns dos aspectos acerca da demarcação de terras indígenas no Brasil, em especial, o entendimento e aplicação do denominado “marco temporal” pelos tribunais, como condicionante para determinar a tradicionalidade, ou não, destas terras.

Reports & Research
January 2017
Kazakhstan

Cornell International Law Journal: Vol. 50 : No. 1 , Article 2 Kazakhstan ranks consistently low on measures of property rights protection and the rule of law more generally.1 Echoing these evaluations, existing literature emphasizes the degree to which informal institutions shape property relations in personalist, authoritarian regimes, like Kazakhstan.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Latin America and the Caribbean
Guatemala

In Guatemala, a history of discrimination and inequality of opportunity led to a 36-year conflict that finally subsided with a Peace Agreement in 1996. Improvements since then have prevented a return to conflict and begun to create the conditions for sustained stability.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2016
South America
Africa
Europe
United States of America

This yearbook chapter discusses the link between international investment law and commercial pressures on the world’s natural resources. It argues that changes in legal frameworks are redefining control over natural resources, and facilitating transitions toward more commercialised land relations.

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2016
Argentina

El autor plantea un análisis a la problemática de acceso a la tierra desde el ejemplo sucedido en la Provincia de San Juan en Argentina. La falta de reconocimiento de la propiedad de las tierras ancestrales para con los pueblos originarios causa conflictos con compradores que recurren al desalojo y al avasallamiento para obtener la tierra.

Policy Papers & Briefs
June 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).

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