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StateofOpenData
Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Global

Key points

  • Global availability of land ownership and land deals data is patchy, but, when available, it has been used by individual citizens, entrepreneurs, civil society, and journalists.

Afghanistan Land Administration System Project (ALASP)
Reports & Research
February 2019
Afghanistan

The Afghanistan land sector is plagued by a multitude of problems linked to weak governance, corruption and lack of capacity. There are competing claims to land, widespread conflicts, resultant landlessness and poverty. Other issues are limited availability of undisputed farmland, difficulties in accessing grazing lands and many disputes over pasture lands.

Land Governance in Post-Conflict Settings: Interrogating Decision-Making by International Actors cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2019
Burundi
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Humanitarian and development organizations working in conflict-affected settings have a particular responsibility to do no harm and contribute to the wellbeing of the population without bias.

 Case 2.1 – Special Agricultural Business Lease (SABL)
Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Papua New Guinea

On July 21, 2011 the then Acting Prime Minister Sam Abal announced the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate 77 land leases which were issued under the Somare government’s Special Agriculture & Business Leases (SABL).

Revista Territorio e Fronteiras
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
South America
Brazil

Este    texto    analisa    projetos governamentais   de   colonização   em   dois momentos    distintos,    mas    que    usaram estratégias semelhantes: final do século XIX na  região  Bragantina  do  Pará  e  década  de 1970,     acompanhando     a     abertura     da Transamazônica.   A   abordagem   recai   na construção   dos   discursos   sobre   a   região amazônica  como  um  vazio  de

Nigeria: The Harvest Of Death - Three Years Of Bloody Clashes Between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria cover image
Reports & Research
December 2018
Nigeria

This report documents the violent clashes between members of farmer communities and members of herder communities in parts of Nigeria, particularly in the northern parts of the country, over access to resources: water, land and pasture.

DMA
Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
South America
Brazil

As reservas extrativistas, um dos legados do movimento organizado dos seringueiros do qual Chico Mendes foi um dos grandes protagonistas, foram idealizadas como proposta de desenvolvimento para Amazônia e para os povos da floresta, alternativa ao modelo estatal hegemônico, de características ambientalmente predatórias e socialmente excludentes.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
Global

Land is consistently ranked among the sectors where people most often report having to pay bribes to access services, according to Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer.