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Manuals & Guidelines
September 2019
Northern Africa
Algeria

Date: 2019

Source: Foncier & Développement

Par: Ali Daoudi (ENSA), Alaeddine Derderi, Jean-Philippe Colin (IRD)

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018

This paper assesses a case of co-management of groundwater between the state of Texas, pushing for the rationalisation of groundwater management, and local (mainly farming) communities organised in Groundwater Conservation Districts (GCDs), which are protective of their private groundwater rights. We first describe the main legal and policy steps that have shaped this relationship.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018

This article shows how large-scale commercial farmers, individually and collectively, are responding to land and water reform processes in the Thukela River basin, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Reports & Research
December 2018
Nigeria

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.

Reports & Research
November 2018
Brazil

A comunidade sertaneja de Forquilha está localizada entre os rios Paraíba e Balsas, município de Benedito Leite, Estado do Maranhão - Brasil. Formou-se no início do século XX, por causa da fartura de peixes e das terras férteis das margens dos rios, em pleno Cerrado.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
United States of America

This paper assesses a case of co-management of groundwater between the state of Texas, pushing for the rationalisation of groundwater management, and local (mainly farming) communities organised in Groundwater Conservation Districts (GCDs), which are protective of their private groundwater rights. We first describe the main legal and policy steps that have shaped this relationship.

Reports & Research
October 2018
Kenya
South Africa
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Malawi
Africa

In recent decades, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have pursued national water permit systems, derived from the colonial era and reinforced by “global best practice.” These systems have proved logistically impossible to manage and have worsened inequality in water access.

Policy Papers & Briefs
May 2018
Bolivia

En este texto sistematiza una experiencia familiar de trabajo de cosecha de agua para la producción agropecuaria y para el consumo en la comunidad Phina Sallathiji del municipio de Corocoro, provincia Pacajes de departamento de La Paz en Bolivia.

Reports & Research
April 2018
Africa

Examines the link between land and water grabbing, the people that are most impacted by this, and legal frameworks related to both land and water rights. Describes the impacts of land and water grabbing in Kenya and Ethiopia.

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