The land is an integral part of every state. Especially land has sacred and cultural value in most of the Asian traditions apart from its social and economic value. Sri Lanka is an island state which has 25,330 sq.
This article is about the strategic use of adat arguments in the politics of large-scale land acquisition. While customary (adat) communities are commonly depicted as small local minorities living in the forests and being guardians of the environment, in many situations such communities occupy a majority position within the district.
From July 17 to August 7, 2019, the Land Portal Foundation, the African Land Policy Center, GIZ and Transparency International Chapters in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda co-facilitated the dialogue Land Corruption in Africa addressing the role of traditional leaders in customary land administration, forced evictions as a form of land corruption and its Impact on women’s land rights and an analysis of
Post-war societies not only have to deal with continuing unpeaceful relations but also land-related conflict legacies, farmland and forest degradation, heavily exploited natural resources, land mines, a destroyed infrastructure, as well as returning refugees and ex-combatants.
The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands andhas provisions for management and administration of the land by the communities themselves. However, implementation of the act has been slower than anticipated. This is despite the current heightened investment interests in community lands for mega development projects.
The webinar on the Gender Imperatives of Land Reforms in Kenya took place on 23 April, 2019.
This webinar featured key experts involved in promoting and working towards the gender imperatives of land reforms in Kenya. It was co-hosted by the European Union, the Government of Kenya, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Land Portal Foundation.
Ce guide aborde la question de l’enregistrement des droits fonciers, en mettant l’accent sur la création d’un nouveau système pour enregistrer lesdits droits et sur le fait de les enregistrer dans un système pour la première fois. Si des systèmes d’enregistrement existent déjà à travers le monde, il arrive souvent que les populations n’y ont pas accès pour enregistrer leurs droits fonciers.
Esta guía está acompañada por otra guía que se centra en un aspecto distinto del registro de derechos de tenencia: la creación de un sistema nuevo para registrar los derechos de tenencia por primera vez (Mejorar la manera de registrar los derechos de tenencia).
This guide is about extending the recording or registration of tenure rights to people who currently are not served by systems to record their rights. It provides practical advice on ways to introduce a new system to record tenure rights and for the recording of rights for the first time by the state, a process that is sometimes called first registration.
STF considerou que comunidade não foi ouvida no processo, entendimento que abre precedente para outras ações