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Policy Papers & Briefs
June 2006
Mozambique

Mozambique is one of the countries in Africa receiving significant amounts of development assistance. It owes this privileged position to many factors. First of all, after a protracted civil war which lasted from the late seventies to the early nineties, Mozambique’s then Marxist oriented government and the “right-wing” Renamo rebels signed a peace agreement which has since held.

Reports & Research
January 2006
Africa
Uganda

The colonial and postcolonial legacy of the “Lost Counties” land issue has recently resurfaced as a contentious ethno-political issue in Uganda. The aim of the paper is to critically examine the politics of belonging and land rights in relation to Ugandan land legislation and the “Lost Counties” issue.

Reports & Research
December 2005
Lesotho

This document is a chapter in a larger report commissioned by UN habitat to review the laws and land tenure of Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia. The report provides a brief historical background, snapshots of how the government and legal systems operate, reviews land tenure, the various types of land in the country and the relevant constitutional provisions laws and policies. The chapter

Conference Papers & Reports
November 2005
Mozambique

Post-war Mozambique confronted the challenge of reforming land policy and legislation
with an innovative land law that protects customary rights while promoting investment
and development. Most rural households have customarily acquired land rights, now
legally equivalent to an official State land use right. When necessary, they can be proven

Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2005
Asia
Global

During the Millennium Summit of the United Nations (UN) in September 2000, 147 Head of States and Governments and 191 member-states adopted the Millennium Declaration. The Declaration embodies structured development goals and targets.

Reports & Research
August 2004
Uganda
Africa

The Communal Land Associations in Community Forests of Budongo Sub-county are the first pilots in Uganda, and are still in the process of formation. Given that this is a new method for group tenure interests in resource management, the process should be dynamic and invite close analysis for improvement.

Reports & Research
June 2004
Mozambique

Este relatório considera um dos aspectos práticos mais importantes da participação local na Lei de Terras e outra legislação sobre recursos naturais: a consulta comunitária, através da qual os estranhos – o Estado, novos investidores, empresas madeireiras, grupos de hotéis – obtêm acesso à terra e recursos locais com a aprovação da população local.

Reports & Research
May 2004
Mozambique

A Constituição de Moçambique (1990) refere especialmente a participação das comunidades nos diferentes níveis de administração territorial (Constituição, 1990 artigo 116: “Nos diversos escalões territoriais, os órgãos locais do Estado asseguram a participação e decisão dos cidadãos em material de interesse da respectiva comunidade.” A visão sobre a participação comunitária el

Reports & Research
February 2002
Mozambique

This paper does not presume to offer definitive answers to complex questions raised around the new emphasis on “local communities” in Mozambique. Such answers vary and depend upon the socio political histories of each community. Instead, the paper briefly explores the concept of local community in the lexicon of Mozambican law as well as NGO and donor discourse.

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