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The Historical Land Injustices Rules 2016

Legislation & Policies
November, 2016
Kenya

Article 67(2) (e) of the Constitution of Kenya mandates the Commission to initiate investigation on its own initiative or on a complaint into historical land injustices and recommend appropriate redress. To give effect to this Constitutional requirement, section 15 of the National Land Commission Act as amended by Section 38 of the Land Laws amendment Act 2016, provides the legal framework for redressing Historical Land Injustices.

The role of traditional institution in managing Ife-Modakeke conflict

Peer-reviewed publication
November, 2016
Nigeria

The conflict between the Ife and Modakeke appears to be a protracted and seemingly intractable intra-ethnic conflict that has continued to pit two groups of the same ethnic background against one another. This study, therefore examined the role of traditional institution in managing Ife-Modakeke conflict. The study found that the major causes of the conflict between Ife and Modakeke group include land issues, Ife-East Local Government, debate over Modakeke’s sovereignty, boundary disagreement etc.

የመሬት ይዞታ መብት በኃላፊነት ማስተዳደርን የተመለከተ የኢንቬስተሮች ሙያዊ መምሪያ

Manuals & Guidelines
November, 2016
Africa
Eastern Africa
Ethiopia

በግብርና ስራ ላይ የሚውል ኢንቨስትመንት በምግብ ራስን አለመቻልንና ድህነትን ለመቀነስ እጅጉን አስፈላጊ ነው፡፡ ከ2000 ዓ.ም ጀምሮ በታዳጊ አገሮች ውስጥ የእርሻ ቦታ ተፈላጊነት በከፍተኛ ደረጃ ጨምሯል፡፡ በዚህ አኳያ መሬት አጉዋጊ መስህብነት ያለው ቋሚ ንብረት ተደርጐ ይወሰዳል፡፡ በማህበራዊ ዘርፍ ረገድ በመሬት ላይ የሚደረጉ ኢንቨስትመንቶች ቅይጥ ውጤቶችን አምጥተዋል፡፡ እንደነዚህ ያሉ ኢንቨስትመንቶች የአንዱን አካባቢ ማህበረሰቦች ተጠቃሚ የማድረግ አቅም አላቸው፡፡ ይህም አነስተኛ አቅም ያላቸው ገበሬዎች የካፒታል፡ የቴክኖሎጂ፣ የእውቀትና የግብይት ቦታዎች አቅራቦት እንዲኖራቸው በማድረግ ነው፡፡ ከዚሁ ጐን ለጐን የላቀ ኢኮኖሚያዊ እምርታ እና የግብርና ምርታማነትን የመሳሰሉ ጠቀሜታዎችን ማግኘት ያስችላሉ፡፡ ቢሆንም እነዚህ ኘሮጅክቶች ብዙ ግዜ የአካባቢውን ነዋሪዎች መብቶቻቸውን እንዲያጡና መሬታቸውንና በመሰል የተፈጥሮ ሃብቶችም መ ጠቀም እ ንዳይችሉ በ ማድረግ ለ ተጐጂነት ይ ዳርጉዋቸዋል፡፡ እ ንደዚሁም በ ምግብ ዋስትናና በገጠር ነ

Acuerdo Final para la Terminación del Conflicto y la Construcción de una Paz Estable y Duradera.

International Conventions or Treaties
November, 2016
Colombia

El presente Acuerdo Final para la Terminación del Conflicto y la Construcción de una Paz Estable y Duradera, refrendado por el Congreso el 30 de noviembre de 2016, está compuesto de una serie de acuerdos que sin embargo constituyen un todo indisoluble, porque están permeados por un mismo enfoque de derechos, para que las medidas aquí acordadas contribuyan a la materialización de los derechos constitucionales de los colombianos y colombianas.

Land dispute resolution in Mozambique: institutions and evidence of agroforestry technology adoption

Reports & Research
November, 2016
Mozambique
Norway

Successful adoption of natural resource management technologies requires that important fundamentals of property rights be established. Because disputes over property rights occur universally, the ability to successfully defend one's rights to property exercises a central influence on the tenure security necessary for technology adoption. However, defending rights to property rests upon the possession of evidence that is readily available and widely regarded as legitimate.

Resolución Nº 789 - Unifica las actividades relacionadas a la conformación, actualización, custodia y archivo del Expediente de Restitución de Tierras.

Regulations
November, 2016
Colombia

La presente Resolución tiene por objeto unificar las actividades relacionadas a la conformación, actualización, custodia y archivo del Expediente de Restitución de Tierras.

Land Disputes and Stalled Investments in India

Reports & Research
November, 2016
India

India’s ambitious development agenda involves facilitating investment for economic growth, infrastructure development, and social progress. Yet, thousands of investment projects have been stalled to date, raising red flags for the health of the country’s financial regulatory systems, public sector banks, and investment community. While official reasons given for stalled projects remain opaque, deep contestation leading to conflict on public (and private) lands must be better understood as a substantive risk to investments.

Land Conflict in India

Reports & Research
October, 2016
India

Land and resource conflicts in India have deep implications for the wellbeing of the country's people, institutions, investments, and long-term development. These conflicts reveal deep structural flaws in the country's social, agrarian, and institutional structures, including ambiguities in property rights regimes and institutions.