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land dispute

a land dispute is a disagreement over land.

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Reports & Research
September 2016
Africa

Current interventions in land conflicts in the eastern Congo are focused on conflict management rather than conflict resolution. Land conflicts are part of a wider governance problem and need political rather than technical approaches.

Reports & Research
September 2016
Colombia

La investigación rastrea el impacto del conflicto armado en los medios de vida de la población del corregimiento de Tutunendo en el municipio de Quibdó, departamento del Chocó.

Legislation & Policies
September 2016
South Africa

The Committee was briefed by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) on the performance of Communal Property Associations for March to December 2015. In all, 1 483 Communal Property Associations (CPAs) had been registered since the passing of the Act and 48 were registered in the 2015/16 financial year.

Legislation & Policies
September 2016
Kenya

THE FOREST CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ACT, 2016 No. 34 of 2016

Date of Assent: 31st August, 2016

Date of Commencement: By Notice

Journal Articles & Books
September 2016
Global

Formal land titles are rare in pastoral communities around the world. In the past, this presented hardly any problems, since pastoral land was seen as of little use by most outsiders. But with growing competition for areas legal uncertainty is becoming an increasing threat to the livelihoods of pastoralists.

Reports & Research
September 2016
Peru

This report presents the findings of the Yanacocha Independent Fact Finding Mission (the “Mission”), conducted between August 2015 and March 2016. The Mission was tasked with examining a conflict between a multinational gold mining company and a local campesino family, in the high Andes of northern Peru. At the root of the conflict is a dispute over a parcel of land called “Tragadero Grande”.

Reports & Research
September 2016
Peru

Este informe presenta los hallazgos de la Misión Independiente de Constatación de los Hechos de Yanacocha (la «Misión»), realizada entre agosto de 2015 y marzo de 2016. A la Misión se le encargó examinar un conflicto entre una empresa minera aurífera multinacional y una familia campesina local en un área alto andina del norte del Perú.

Alice Moura
Reports & Research
August 2016
South America
Brazil

O objetivo desta dissertação é compreender os significados atribuídos à moradia pelas famílias do bairro Loteamento São Francisco, no município de Camaragibe –PE, que tiveram suas casas demolidas por causa do grande projeto de investimento associado à realização da Copa do Mundo de 2014.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2016
Tanzania

This briefing note call attention to the ongoing situation of harassments and arbitrary arrests of human rights defenders in Loliondo in northern Tanzania.It offers an account of the recent events taking place in the area and background information.