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Websites
December 2020
Global

This resource is for advocates working to support communities who have been affected by harmful investment projects. It will help you follow the money to identify and analyze the companies, investors and other actors behind these projects.

Reports & Research
December 2020
South America

 

 

Este documento propone que la gobernanza colectiva de la tierra, otorga derechos y contribuye a reducir las desigualdades al interior de las comunidades y de estas con la población e institucionalidad de su entorno.

Advancing Inclusive Land Governance
Manuals & Guidelines
December 2020
Global

Land lies at the very foundation of our society and social life; it plays a central role in the livelihoods and cultural identities of communities across the globe, and contains the resources that underpin our now globalised world. However, partly because of this, it is often at the heart of social and political conflicts.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2020
Senegal

L’acquisition de larges superficies de terres arables dans les pays en développement pour y effectuer des investissements a pris forme et ampleur au Sénégal en 2000 avec l’avènement des réformes dans le secteur agricole.

Reports & Research
December 2020
Ethiopia

This chapter investigates how land tenure reforms in Ethiopia have influenced the position of women in terms of land tenure security, access to land, decision-power over land within households, as well as the gendered impacts of these tenure reforms on land investments, land productivity, land renting, and household consumption welfare.

Training Resources & Tools
December 2020
Global

Open Data is data that can be freely used, shared and built-on by anyone, anywhere, for any purpose. Open Data is widely considered to be an effective response to land corruption by increasing transparency, supporting innovation and increasing civic engagement.

Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Burkina Faso

In the search for rural transformation, this paper analyses the effect of agriculture on rural nonfarm entrepreneurship (NFE) highlighting the role of land rights and assesses the impact of rural NFE on households’ livelihood focusing on rural Burkina Faso.

Reports & Research
November 2020
China
Myanmar

In the last decade, Myanmar’s Kachin State has seen a boom in tissue-culture banana plantations driven by cross-border Chinese investors. This Case Study compiles field research and publicly available knowledge about the scale of the production and its economic, social and environmental consequences.

The State of Land Information in South Africa
Reports & Research
November 2020
Southern Africa

What is the state of land information in South Africa? Is there really a lack of land data to support decisions and to improve land governance? This was the point of departure that a team of specialists grappled with to uncover the many different sources of land data and information available in South Africa.

Gender-Based Violence and Land Documentation & Administration in Zambia
Reports & Research
November 2020
Zambia

This brief draws from USAID’s experience supporting systematic land documentation in Zambia to further advance awareness and knowledge about the relationship between gender-based violence (GBV) and the access, use, and control of land and property.