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Plantation in Sri Lanka
13 December 2022
Sri Lanka

Attempts to re-expropriate assets of Sri Lanka’s privatized commercial plantations on the pretext of being under-utilized will undermine property rights and discourage investors, officials and analysts said.

Workers of Inta Catamarca. Photo: El Regional
28 September 2021

Preocupación frente al avance parlamentario que han tenido proyectos tendientes a expropiar tierras que pertenecen al Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria en Argentina.

22 May 2022

In a context of conflict affecting northern Cabo Delgado, the government approved the request for allocation of 12,000 hectares of land located in Palma in favour of the Cabo Delgado Economic Development Promotion Centre (CPD), an unknown public entity created in May 2021 and whose attributions and competences are confused with the mandate of the Integrated Development Agency of the North (ADIN

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25 December 2021

Ils sont mécaniciens, maraîchers ou autres occupants expropriés le long du tracé du Train express régional de Dakar (TER) devant être inauguré lundi et réclament 76 millions d'euros à l'Etat sénégalais.

"Le TER nous a appauvris. C'est un projet qui a produit des morts-vivants", affirme à l'AFP Amina Bayo, une responsable d'un "Collectif des impactés du TER".

7 December 2021
South Africa

Almost four years’ of political manoeuvring to amend the Constitution to expressly provide compensationless expropriation ended with a whimper. But Tuesday’s debate brought out lowbrow political slander, with references to sell-outs, cowards, handlers and counter-revolutionaries across the floor of the House.

Call for Papers: Rethinking Expropriation
8 December 2021

The Expropriation Expert Group, founded in 2013 as a collaborative effort of the universities of Cape Town, Groningen, and Nijmegen, is inviting original and innovative contributions to our sixth international conference and the fourth part of our Rethinking Expropriation Law series.

7 December 2021
South Africa

The National Assembly has failed to pass the Constitutional Amendment Bill to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.

On Tuesday, the ANC failed to convince parties and muster the two-thirds majority vote it needed to push the bill through.

Only 204 MPs voted in favour of the bill, while 145 voted against it.

27 October 2021

The population of the Upper Sanaga division, in the centre region of Cameroon, have been going through a night mare to find what to eat on a daily basis.

Their crime is that a Chinese agro industry took interest in the agricultural potentials of their farming sites. They were then forced to watch the pieces of land that served them to farm and hunt being snatched away from them.





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The legal data collected for Nicholas Tagliarino's dissertation and posted on Land Book examines whether national expropriation, compensation, and resettlement laws in developing countries are adopting international standards designed to secure tenure rights and ensure responsible land governance. The analysis conducted for this dataset is based on Section 16 of the UN Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, which establishes standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.


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