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Thematic Case Study 2: Approaches to land rights documentation and mapping to protect local people’s land rights in agricultural investment contexts
Reports & Research
March 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mozambique
Tanzania
Sierra Leone

This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Institutional & promotional materials
February 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ethiopia

The Support to Responsible Agricultural Investments project (S2RAI) promotes internationally recognised principles and guidelines such as the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT), and Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI) to ensure food security and secure land tenure rights for communities in the context of large-scale commercia

Institutional & promotional materials
January 2020
Senegal
Sub-Saharan Africa

The movement to secure women’s land rights in Senegal needs to take into account the rights of all sections of the targeted communities. Hence, the cases presented testify to specific situations along with evaluations of initiatives targeting improvement of women’s land rights.

Reports & Research
January 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Training Resources & Tools
January 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

With the current population of 40 million and 213 inhabitants per km², Uganda is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. Yet land is a fixed asset. Of all the land in Uganda, approximately 80% of the land area is administered under customary tenure system and approximately 5% only is titled under Mailo, leasehold and freehold tenure.

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Training Resources & Tools
January 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

Uganda   has  been  struggling  to  maintain   a conventional (European-type) land administration system for a long time  but has faced many  challenges   including  lack of funding, inadequate skill force and long- winded procedures. Up to present, the country has only managed to record less than 20 per cent of the land rights.

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Training Resources & Tools
January 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

Land in Uganda is a delicate resource that has caused many conflicts over the past years. About 80% of pending court cases in the country relate to land today. Looking at the country’s violent history, a rising population and increasing impact of climate change on agriculture productivity, land rights in Uganda are contested to this day.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Zimbabwe
Sub-Saharan Africa

Government intervention and local level coordination of large-scale investment decisions are important components required for positive impacts on food security, nutrition and livelihoods of host communities.

Reports & Research
December 2019
Mali
Nigeria
Sub-Saharan Africa

This report summarizes the implementation activities, “policy intersections” and the subsequent production of a draft model Land Use Bill (LUB, 2018) for Nigeria. This study broadly focused on land use intersections to determine appropriate policy for countering the problem of land rush/land concentration within the context of the previous Land Use Act (LUA, 1978).