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Peer-reviewed publication
February 2020
South Africa
Southern Africa

Normative guidelines for addressing project-induced displacement and resettlement have been successful in coercing companies and practitioners to comply with international standards and local requirements. However, good practice has not always been effectively implemented, leading to reduced social wellbeing of people in local communities.

Outras expressões ed
Journal Articles & Books
January 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

Nos últimos anos intensificou-se o debate em torno das relações entre camponeses e a ditadura empresarial militar que se instalou no Brasil em 1964 e descortinaram-se várias questões novas bem como caminhos e fontes de pesquisa sobre o tema.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Zimbabwe
Sub-Saharan Africa

Government intervention and local level coordination of large-scale investment decisions are important components required for positive impacts on food security, nutrition and livelihoods of host communities.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2019
Brazil
Global

This article engages recent debates over gentrification and urban displacement in the global South. While researchers increasingly suggest that gentrification is becoming widespread in “Southern” cities, others argue that such analyses overlook important differences in empirical context and privilege EuroAmerican theoretical frameworks.

Peer-reviewed publication
July 2019
Southern Asia

Globally, increased investor interest in land is confronting various types of political mobilisations from communities at the grassroots level. This paper examines the case study of a land occupation movement called Chengara struggle in the largest corporate plantation in southern India. The movement is led by the historically dispossessed scheduled caste and scheduled tribe communities.

Secure Land Tenure Rights For All
Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2019
Africa
Ethiopia
Uganda
Namibia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil
Peru
Asia
Cambodia
Laos
Eastern Europe
Global

The aim of this policy paper is to present successful approaches to secure land tenure rights in rural and urban areas. To support future programmatic decisions by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), this paper focusses especially on impacts and good practices.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Nicaragua
Guatemala

Smallholders worldwide continue to experience processes of displacement from their lands under neoliberal political-economic governance.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Global

Civil war and violence often force large numbers of people to leave their lands. Multiple waves of displacement and (partial) return generate complex overlapping claims that are not easily solved. As people return to their regions of origin—sometimes after decades—they tend to find their land occupied by other settlers, some of whom hold legal entitlements.

Webinar Report: Land in Post-Conflict Settings
Reports & Research
June 2019
Uganda
Myanmar
Global

Post-war societies not only have to deal with continuing unpeaceful relations but also land-related conflict legacies, farmland and forest degradation, heavily exploited natural resources, land mines, a destroyed infrastructure, as well as returning refugees and ex-combatants.

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