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eviction

Eviction is the removal of someone from their occupation of land or property.

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Reports & Research
April 2022
South Africa

This list of bibliographic references is an accompanying piece to the data story written by Rick de Satgé and published by the Land Portal on 28 April 2022.

January 2022
Ghana
Norway

Context and backgroundColonial legacy and the continuous implementation of neoliberal policies have led to the creation of institutional pluralism in the planning of customary land in peri-urban areas in Ghana. During land commoditisation, peri-urban customary land planning regularly involves physical planning authorities, traditional authorities, and private surveyors.

October 2021
Uganda

Gives details of how villagers in Chilonga in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo province are being kicked off their land;paving the way for growing lucerne grass as stockfeed. Cites some individual case histories;government support to the giant dairy company Dendairy and attempts to resist the evictions.

September 2021
Zambia

With the pandemic striking higher in Uganda;poor families continue to be forced off their land by their government and investors despite several directives halting evictions during the COVID period. Cites a number of examples. In the latest looming evictions;the Uganda government is evicting more than 35,000 artisanal miners in the Kisita mines in Kassanda district.

Reports & Research
July 2021
Indonesia
Global

For the estimated 70% of the world population that lives on property without a formal land title, life can be precarious.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2021
Northern Africa
Western Africa
Cette étude examine l’évolution géographique et temporelle de la violence impliquant les communautés pastorales.
May 2021
Namibia

In Uganda land remains the most sought–after natural resource;but legal and structural mechanisms have not been effective in addressing illegal land evictions faced by vulnerable communities. Most local investors have taken advantage of the structural gaps in land administration which have exacerbated the issuance of multiple titles.