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Scaling-Up Community Participatory Mapping And Land Use Planning To Reinforce Customary Land Governance For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement On Sustainable Investments And Trade On Land In Southwest Cameroon.

Diciembre, 2023
United States of America

Background and context
With the decentralization processes underway in most countries of the Congo Basin, community involvement in decision-making is becoming an imperative, particularly with regard to land and resource management (Beatty, M.T. et al. (1978). To ensure that this involvement results in a clear and sustained expression of community needs, it is important to think of an integrated, free and committed approach to communities in order to promote a dialogue between land management actors (Joe Watts, 1994).
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Sécurité Foncière, Productivité Agricole Et Sécurité Alimentaire: Cas Du Togo Et Extension Aux Pays De La Cedeao

Diciembre, 2023

Contexte et justification  Les pays africains ont entrepris des vastes initiatives de plus en plus ambitieuses ces dernières années visant à promouvoir l'enregistrement des terres afin de garantir les droits de propriété et d'occupation des terres. En théorie, la reconnaissance des droits de propriété devrait favoriser la productivité agricole et la sécurité alimentaire.

Over Two Decades Of Existence Of The Lands Tribunal In Zambia: Review Of Progress And Challenges

Diciembre, 2023

Context and Background:
The specialised land court in Zambia is known as the Lands Tribunal, and it was created in 1996 through the 1995 Lands Act. The Tribunal was established with the objective of achieving speedy, low cost, flexible and efficient means of settling conflicts over land. Inspite of being existence for 27 years, little has been done on the progress and challenges of the Lands Tribunal in resolving conflicts over land in the country.
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Un Nouveau Paradigme De Gestion Du Patrimoine Foncier National En Mauritanie Pour Une Meilleure Introduction De L’Agrobusiness

Diciembre, 2023

Context and planMauritania has immense land reserves. Its national land bank is estimated at 502,000 ha, more than enough to promote agribusiness and achieve food self-sufficiency. However, the rural sector only contributes 17% of GDP and employs 21% of the working population.  Since the 1970s, agriculture has been unable to take off and make up the shortfall in food products (wheat, cereals, pulses, fruit, etc.) on the national market.

Spatial Patterns Of Petty Trading In Tanzania: Location Determinants And Linkages

Diciembre, 2023

Context and background: This study argues that government schemes to serve petty traders in Tanzania remain unsustainable mostly due to poor consideration of the impact the socio-economic linkage has on location determinants. Goal and Objectives: This research aimed to understand how the articulation of petty trading operations with larger traders, directly or indirectly, influences location decisions.Methodology: The core of this research was based on a case study approach that involved surveys of petty traders and interviews with large-scale traders at the Mwenge trading center, along wit

Measuring Spatial Accessibility Of Water Points In Dodoma City Council: Adaptation Of The Two-Step Floating Catchment Area Method

Diciembre, 2023
United States of America

Context and backgroundConventional methods for measuring water point accessibility based on threshold demand or distance, result in uniform indices that may be inflated/deflated at different dwelling places within administrative units.Goal and Objectives:This study aims to increase the accuracy of estimated spatial accessibility of water points by adapting the Two-step Floating Catchment Area method which is based on both threshold demand and distance.Methodology:The two-step floating catchment area method was examined and its limitations were illustrated using the hypothetical scenario.