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eviction

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

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March 2016

The term “inclusive cities” is
increasingly being used as a “catch-all” phrase to signify
intent but with little precision in its use. In this note we
use “inclusive cities” to mean cities in which we see a
commitment to an inclusive politics with the establishment

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2016
Kenya

Alternatives to Eviction: Scenarios for Access to Land by the Urban Poor in Informal Settlements, Kenya

January 2016

This paper estimates slum residents
willingness to pay for formalized land tenure in Pune,
India. In so doing, it offers evidence that the legal
assurance of slum residents occupancy of their lands could
benefit them. Previous studies have discussed legal and

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Uganda

On Wednesday 18 April 2012, between 80 and 100 women from Amuru District in northern Uganda stripped naked in a protest to block their eviction from land they claim is rightfully theirs. They did this in front of representatives of the Local District Board and surveyors of the sugar company Madhvani Group, the firm seeking land in the area for sugarcane growing.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Argentina

La población rural de Santiago del Estero, Argentina, habita, mayoritariamente, en tierras fiscales. Hacia fines de la década de 1990 y principios de 2000, esas tierras se volvieron codiciables para el cultivo de soja. Esto generó focos de conflicto entre los capitalistas interesados en ellas y la población rural que allí residía.

Reports & Research
December 2015
Kenya

The ‘Price Penalty’ exists where a poor person pays an above-average price per unit of the facility, product, or service. The ‘Quality Penalty’ refers to the provision of a facility, product, or service of low quality, which is still offered at a price similar to that of higher-quality.

Reports & Research
November 2015
Ecuador

Caso de comunarios que a pesar del régimen de violencia material y simbólica que enfrentan, continúan la lucha por un pedazo de tierra para reproducir la vida. La Calera es el territorio donde durante 20 años de disputas entre 17 comuneros y comuneras indígenas y el poder financiero y los terratenientes de herencia colonial, se enfrentaron por la propiedad y el uso de nueve hectáreas.

Reports & Research
November 2015
Colombia

Se trata del caso de la población afro de La Alsacia, que se encuentra organizada como Empresa Comunitaria para promover el desarrollo de la comunidad en términos productivos, culturales y organizacionales, a parir de haber accedido a la tierra colectivamente luego de sufrir desplazamientos por la violencia en Colombia.