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a land dispute is a disagreement over land.

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Reports & Research
June 2017
Colombia

La historia colombiana de la última mitad del siglo anterior se caracterizó por un fuerte conflicto armado en donde confluyeron múltiples fuerzas, tales como la insurgencia, el paramilitarismo, el narcotráfico y la violencia social.

Reports & Research
May 2017
Sierra Leone

Since the onset of the phenomenon of large scale land acquisition for agri-business in Sierra Leone, after the first whistle was blown by Green Scenery, many studies have been conducted by various researchers, some to meet requirements for degree thesis, others for policy and development purposes.

Reports & Research
May 2017
Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya provides that every citizen has the right to property. The provision ensures that an individual or group of people that acquire land have the protection to own this property if acquired lawfully. Individuals living in informal settlements then have a right to have property when acquired through proper means.

Policy Papers & Briefs
May 2017
Tanzania

Land-use conflict is not a new phenomenon for pastoralists and farmers in Tanzania with murders, the killing of livestock and the loss of property as a consequence of this conflict featuring in the news for many years now.

Restoration of Land Rights of People Affected by Land Appropriations and Tenure Insecurity
Reports & Research
April 2017
Sri Lanka

This study is prepared using the data analysis of a field study conducted in January 2017 in the Districts of Monaragala, Ampara, Trincomalee, Mullaitivu and Jaffna in Sri Lanka focusing on the land rights violations that took place in the recent past due to the appropriation of land from the ordinary citizens by the security forces and individuals backed by powerful people and, the tenure secu

Manuals & Guidelines
March 2017
Global

This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides guidance for governments and companies on how to ensure that agricultural investments respect existing land rights, both formal and informal, and thereby avert land disputes.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2017
Kenya

Kenya’s Vision 2030 aims at transforming the country into a newly industrialized middle income country

and infrastructural development is high on the agenda to achieve this. Competing land uses and existing

interests in land make the use of eminent domain by government in acquiring land inevitable. However

Journal Articles & Books
March 2017
Ghana
Sierra Leone

Since the end of the Cold War, natural resources have assumed an increasingly prominent role in security, conflict, and peace studies.

Land administration in Bangladesh: Problems and analytical approach to solution
Peer-reviewed publication
March 2017
Bangladesh

Rapid population growth combined with fast rate of land transfer and land conversion urges for an effective land administration and management in Bangladesh. But the land administration system in Bangladesh is corrupt, inefficient, and unreliable and inherently contains systematic weaknesses. It proliferates and perpetuates the endemic nature of land disputes.