How collective action can influence the direction of a land reform. Lessons learned from civil society mobilisation in Senegal | Land Portal

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December 2020
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A study commissioned by IIED. With less than 20 percent of landholdings in Uganda currently registered;land governance is at the forefront of a profound change as customary land is demarcated and registered. A key challenge is to ensure the equitability of this process involving gender and social equality;the protection of the poor and vulnerable comprising children and the disabled;and the environment. A better understanding of land governance in Uganda will allow the identification and leveraging of opportunities while minimizing or sustainably addressing barriers to customary land tenure security. Covers land governance in Uganda; past and current land interventions; land and resources in the Albertine Sub-Region; land related interventions; coordination challenges; strengthening land tenure registration in the Albertine Sub-Region; proposed ways forward – increase awareness;build capacity;strengthen coordination;establish communal land associations;registration of customary tenure;identify potential partners and leverage established initiatives.

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IIED (Philippe Kavigne Delville;Daouda Diagne and Camille Richebourg


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