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Tetra Tech’s land tenure and property rights experts examine how weak land and resource governance can fuel drivers of violent extremism. With a focus on the African Sahel, this new issue brief finds this dynamic is especially prevalent when land and resource governance challenges are coupled with environmental disruptions, resource scarcity, or migration.
The pastoral and agro-pastoral areas of Ethiopia cover around 65% of the country’s surface area. Rangeland resources are managed under collective common property arrangements, which are increasingly coming under pressure from both internal and external forces of change including alternative, but not necessarily ‘appropriate’, land uses.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Land for Prosperity Activity, supports the Government of Colombia (GOC) in improving the conditions of rural households to achieve licit economic development through land tenure strengthening
PROSPER introduces, operationalizes and refines appropriate models for community management of forest resources for local self-governance and enterprise development.
This project supports vulnerable population in Iraq to have knowledge about their legal rights, constitutional rights and also have complete information about the processes involved in accessing these rights and strengthens the capacity of service providers and the legal profession to serve the disadvantaged. The project has three components: 1) public awareness and outreach, 2) legal services, 3) legal advocacy.
ILRG is a highly flexible field support Task Order under the Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights (STARR) II IDIQ managed by the E3/Land and Urban Office. ILRG will provide technical assistance services to improve land and resource governance, strengthen property rights, and build resilient livelihoods as the foundation for strong economic growth, stability, self-reliance, and resilience.
The Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD) II program will build on the successes of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) predecessor “PRADD” project that was implemented under the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment’s (E3) Property Rights and Resource Governance Task Order. PRADD and PRADD II were developed to support country compliance with the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS).
Working closely with the EU, the Kosovo Property Rights Program (PRP) will assist the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to develop a property reform strategy and new property law. PRP is the only donor-funded project in Kosovo working to improve court procedures related to property claims, with an emphasis on improving court practices that prevent women from inheriting property in practice.
Globally, the impacts of climate change and society’s response are significantly affecting resource tenure governance, the rights of communities and people, and their livelihoods. In turn, resource tenure and property rights issues are widely recognized as crucial in the success of many climate change-related initiatives.
The Great Lakes Region (GLR) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are characterized by an abundance of natural resources, including significant deposits of gold, cobalt, copper, diamonds, tantalum, and tin. However, the potential of these resources to contribute to economic growth and sustainable development has remained untapped.