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property law

Synonyms: 
property regulation

Property law is the generic term within which falls the legal framework dealing with property, its use, ownership, regulation and disposition. As such, property law applies both to real property and personal property, and is distinguished from land law which applies only to real property.

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Paralegals and Land Rights in Mozambique
Reports & Research
October 2023
Mozambique

The race for the exploitation of natural resources has brought challenges of different natures, including land conflicts, mainly between investors and the local population. In some cases, the resolution of problems has been unfair due to the lack of legal knowledge and representation to help the vulnerable population.

State of Land Information in Botswana
Reports & Research
July 2023
Botswana

This State of Land Information (SOLI) report is an analysis of the current state of land data in Botswana, assessing the availability of land information and the compliance of this information with open data standards. 

Why Land and Property Rights Matter for Gender Equality
Reports & Research
July 2023
Global

Securing women’s rights, access to, and control over housing, land, and property (HLP) are important for livelihood generation, food security, a store of wealth, and other economic benefits. Ensuring women’s HLP rights also provides social benefits, such as improved bargaining power within the household and community.

State of Land Information in Zambia
Reports & Research
June 2023
Zambia

This State of Land Information (SOLI) report is an analysis of the current state of land data in Zambia, assessing the availability of land information and the compliance of this information with open data standards. 

Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
South Africa
South America

Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa analyses contestations of power and control over land through the lens of local case studies in the densely settled former African ‘homelands’ or Bantustans.

Adaptive Perspectives from the Global South
Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.

Study on the state of consumer welfare in the real estate industry
Reports & Research
December 2020
Gambia

The Real Estate Industry is a key sector in the socio-economic development of The Gambia,
and the sector has been rapidly growing in the past decade with over 1oo real estate
companies operating in the Gambia (AREC 2020). The industry is under the purview of the
Ministry of Lands and Local Government; however, it is not regulated by Government; which

Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2020
Argentina

El presente informe fue construido de manera conjunta por las Iniciativas “ODS y Tierra”, “ENI Argentina” y “Land Matrix”. Su objetivo es realizar contribuciones al Estado y a la sociedad en general, para mejorar la implementación de los ODS y sus Metas relacionadas a la Tierra en la República Argentina.

Evictions and COVID-19
Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2020
Global

In the six months since the coronavirus began its global spread, more than 15 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 600,000 have perished, causing governments around the world to institute lockdowns and shut down businesses while entire industries have been devastated.