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collective ownership

Collective ownership is the ownership of means of production by all members of a group for the benefit of all its members.
 

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January 2007
South Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

Secure access to resources is now recognised in human rights discourse as a universal condition of human well-being. This paper aims to contribute to the theoretical and empirical understanding of land tenure as a human rights issue, by analysing recent land tenure policy in South Africa.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2006
United States of America
China
Indonesia
United Kingdom
Pakistan
Thailand
Nepal
Republic of Korea
Philippines
Malaysia
Japan
Myanmar
Brunei Darussalam
Netherlands
India
Bhutan
Vietnam
Cambodia

The study conducted by FAO and partners in South and Southeast Asia was based on an analysis of forest tenure according to two variables: the type of ownership, and the level of control of and access to resources. It aimed to take into account the complex combination of forest ownership − whether legally or customarily defined − and arrangements for the management and use of forest resources.

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2005
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda

Indigenous, mobile, and local communities all over the world have for millennia played a critical role in conserving the earth’s patrimony. They have protected forests, wetlands, rangelands, watersheds, hunting grounds, rivers and streams and other water catchment systems that are to day the basis of prosperity for all nations.

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Reports & Research
May 2005
Tanzania

The Land Rights Research and Resources Institute held its second National level Public Forum on land on 12-13 May 2005. The two day forum was partly one of the planned activities in the Institute’s three year Strategic plan and a special event to commemorate the Institute’s tenth Anniversary.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2004

This brief considers the benefits and costs of alternative tenure and institutional arrangements and the impact of existing legal and policy frameworks on the sustainability and equity of pastoral production systems under three categories of landownership: (1) state ownership; (2) individual ownership; and (3) common property...

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2004

La teoría de Garret Hardin, “la tragedia de los comunes”, usa como ejemplo las tierras de pastoreo para sostener que cuando mucha gente tiene acceso al mismo recurso existe la posibilidad de que las personas sobreexploten el recurso y no inviertan suficientemente en él.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2003
Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Bangladesh
Vietnam

A method of consensus building for management of wetlands and fisheries using a systematic approach to participatory planning and initially developed in Bangladesh is now being applied in both Bangladesh and the Mekong delta. The method recognizes diversity in livelihoods and works through a structured learning and planning process that focuses on common interests.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2002
Switzerland
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau
Bolivia
Guinea
Costa Rica
Niger
Mozambique
Philippines
South Africa
Nicaragua
Italy
Ecuador
Norway
Sudan
Mexico
Brazil
Asia
Africa
Americas

The management of conflict over land and natural resources is a very broad issue and there is a growing literature on techniques that have potential for use in this field.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1999
Burkina Faso
Philippines
Central African Republic
Italy
Journal Articles & Books
December 1998
Serbia
France
North Macedonia
Bangladesh
Honduras
United States of America
El Salvador
Chile
Guatemala
Colombia
Kenya
Morocco
Japan
Uganda
Albania
Italy
Tanzania
Ecuador
Tunisia
Senegal
Sudan
Paraguay
Mexico
Brazil
Americas

This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives includes interesting descriptions of land tenure and related policies in Uganda, Tunisia, the United Republic of Tanzania and Morocco. Two thought-provoking articles on access to land and other assets focus on policies to reduce poverty and the function of markets in the allocation of production resources. In the first, J.