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Reports & Research
May 2022
Africa

Despite the progress made in terms of global and national land policy frameworks, effective changes in practices remain limited.

Reports & Research
February 2022
Georgia

The governing Georgian Dream party (GD) continues to control all branches of the state. Although the UNM-led opposition put pressure on the GD government, it won a third term in allegedly fraudulent parliamentary elections on October 31, 2020. The opposition refused to take up their seats in the new parliament, which led to a political deadlock.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2022
Burkina Faso

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Burkina Faso. This project is implemented by Nitidae, Observatoire National du Foncier Burkina Faso (ONF-BF), Oxfam Burkina Faso, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

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Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2021
Mali

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Mali. This project is implemented by SNV, KIT, Université des Sciences Juridiques et Politiques de Bamako and Coordination Nationale des Organisations Paysannes, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

November 2021
Congo

The restitution of ancestral land rights in Namibia has  divided opinions since independence. Some argue it is a fitting process in dealing with colonial era land dispossessions;others are concerned about the complexity of implementing this kind of restitution.

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Manuals & Guidelines
October 2021
Global

Les Open Up Guides sont des outils pratiques développés par l’ODC et ses partenaires thématiques pour aider les gouvernements et d’autres acteurs à utiliser la publication d’ensembles de données stratégiques pour relever les principaux défis politiques.

October 2021
Uganda

Gives details of how villagers in Chilonga in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo province are being kicked off their land;paving the way for growing lucerne grass as stockfeed. Cites some individual case histories;government support to the giant dairy company Dendairy and attempts to resist the evictions.

Manuals & Guidelines
October 2021
Global

The Open Up Guide on Land Governance is a resource  aimed to be used by governments from developing countries to collect and release land-related data to improve data quality, availability, accessibility and use for improved citizen engagement, decision making and innovation. It sets out: