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tenure insecurity

Tenure insecurity is the lack of right of individuals and groups to effective protection from involuntary removal from their land or residence by the state.

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5 September 2023
Authors: 
Linda Engström
Africa

Blogpost about the book “Power, Knowledge, Land – Contested Ontologies of Land and Its Governance in Africa” 2022 by Laura A. German. University of Michigan Press.

By Linda Engström, Researcher, Division of Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.      

11 July 2023
Authors: 
Dr. David Betge
Colombia
Global

This session addressed the fact that the rights implications and the social and economic consequences of current climate change and biodiversity strategies in the context of the Rio Conventions for millions of people are not sufficiently acknowledged, researched, and addressed.

Land Monitoring and the SDGs
16 May 2023
Authors: 
Robert Ndugwa
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Rwanda
Uganda
Zambia
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Benin
Burkina Faso
Guinea
Côte d'Ivoire
Mali
Niger
Senegal
Togo
Iraq
Global

Land is a finite resource, and access to it is essential for the livelihoods of individuals and communities. To ensure that access to land is secure and equitable for all, the United Nations has set the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1.4.2, which measures individuals' land tenure security, and SDG 5.a.1, which measures tenure security over agricultural land from a gender perspective.

Woman in the fields in Sierra Leone, 2012
8 March 2023
Authors: 
Dr. Anne Hennings
Western Africa
Sierra Leone
Global

Celebrating Women's International Day, we take a tour to Sierra Leone and put our lens on specific factors that affect women's perception of being insecured in their lands. This data story is based on fresh data from partner organisations Green Scenery, Resource Equity and the University of Groningen.

Deforestation in Brazil
21 December 2022
Authors: 
Mr. Neil Sorensen
Wytske Chamberlain - van der Werf
Global

On 15 December 2022 the LAND-at-scale Knowledge Management team hosted a webinar Land tenure security revisited: Do we know what we need to know? that presented the preliminary findings of a study on tenure security authored by Guus van Westen, and Jaap Zevenbergen. The presentation of the study was followed by breakout sessions on tenure security and its relationship to women's land rights, the role of the state, land conflicts, and economic development facilitated by land experts and panelists who reported back to the plenary on the discussions with their respective reflections on the findings of the study.

Fighting for women's land rights
15 November 2022
Authors: 
Anna Locke
Global

Achieving the twin goals of protecting the planet and improving humanity’s wellbeing relies on women having the agency and space to co-govern the natural resources they - and their families - depend on for their livelihoods. Reflecting on COP27’s Gender Day, we look at how better understanding women’s access to, use, and control of land, forests and natural resources in Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLC) could be utilised to support climate action.

15 July 2022
Authors: 
Lisette Meij
Maria Muianga
Mozambique

Mozambique has a progressive land law that came into place through a historically inclusive process. However, there are many obstacles to the proper implementation of the law, including the communities’ lack of formalized land tenure. Terra Firma, one of the LAND-at-scale partners in Mozambique, has worked on achieving tenure security for communities in Mozambique for a long time. To learn more from their experiences and strategies on how to do this in a sustainable way, LAND-at-scale interviewed Maria Muianga from Terra Firma.

uganda wetlands
15 July 2022
Authors: 
Lisette Meij
Mr. Simon Peter Mwesigye
Uganda

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) has a lot of experience across the world in implementing tenure security projects. Like no other, they understand the threat insecurity of tenure has on people’s livelihoods and food security and have made it their mission to secure tenure rights for all. LAND-at-scale is working with GLTN in Uganda to design a scalable approach towards improved tenure security and sustainable land use for men, women and youth on customary land. Learn more about their experiences and approach in this interview with Simon-Peter Mwesigye from the GLTN Secretariat.

Title Deed
13 July 2022
Authors: 
Wytske Chamberlain - van der Werf
Burundi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Uganda
Burkina Faso
Colombia
Global

12 July 2022
Authors: 
Dr. Rick de Satgé
Global

14 February 2022
Authors: 
Daniel Hayward
Guatemala
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia
Timor-Leste

This Country Insights Digest discusses the topic of microfinance in relation to land loss. Daniel Hayward reviews three articles on the topic and adds some concluding thoughts and questions. Has microfinance merely warped into other forms of rural credit, where the profit margin trumps all other aims?

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