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How Effective is the Promotion of Women’s Customary Land Rights in Improving Women’s Land Tenure Security in Sierra Leone?

December, 2019
Sierra Leone

This case study reviews available literature on the land tenure situation of women in Sierra Leone and analyses the impact of an FAO project in two rural villages in ensuring that women are better able to claim their customary rights to land.

Note de synthèse : L’agricultrice et son époux : innovations juridiques pour les femmes dans l’agriculture contractuelle

Policy Papers & Briefs
January, 2019
Africa
Global

Date: février 2019


Source: Foncier & Développement


Par: Sarah Brewin, Sophia Murphy 


L’IISD (International Institute for Sustainable Development) publie sa 8ème note de synthèse de la série « Investissements dans l’agriculture » : « L’agricultrice et son époux : Innovations juridiques pour les femmes dans l’agriculture contractuelle ».

Note de synthèse : L’agricultrice et son époux : innovations juridiques pour les femmes dans l’agriculture contractuelle

Policy Papers & Briefs
January, 2019
Africa
Global

Date: février 2019


Source: Foncier & Développement


Par: Sarah Brewin, Sophia Murphy 


L’IISD (International Institute for Sustainable Development) publie sa 8ème note de synthèse de la série « Investissements dans l’agriculture » : « L’agricultrice et son époux : Innovations juridiques pour les femmes dans l’agriculture contractuelle ».

Responsible Large-Scale Agricultural Investments in the Mekong Region

Reports & Research
October, 2017
South-Eastern Asia

The Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) project, MLIKE (Mekong Land Information and Knowledge Exchange),  and the Land Portal co-facilitated an online dialogue on “Responsible Large Scale Agricultural Investments in the Mekong Region” on 09-27 October 2017. The full dialogue can be read here. This report delineates the key messages emerging from the dialogue.

Land for infrastructure development: compulsory acquisition and compensation of unregistered/undocumented land in Kenya

Journal Articles & Books
February, 2017
Kenya

Kenya’s Vision 2030 aims at transforming the country into a newly industrialized middle income country


and infrastructural development is high on the agenda to achieve this. Competing land uses and existing


interests in land make the use of eminent domain by government in acquiring land inevitable. However


most of the land earmarked for compulsory acquisition comprises of un- registered land whose interests


PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND THE MAINSTREAMING OF THE COMMONS IN KENYA

Journal Articles & Books
February, 2017
Kenya

The need for affirmative action and the mainstreaming of the commons community plus a comprehensive strategy to secure indigenous and community land has become a major global concern of the 21st century. To achieve this will require out of the box reform mechanisms and the participation of the communities concerned, such that the reforms recognize and embrace indigenous systems and structures that offer avenues to secure collective rights, land use and management of commons resources; namely pastures, water and forests among others.

PREPARATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF COUNTY SPATIAL PLANS

Manuals & Guidelines
January, 2017
Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya 2010 apportions responsibility of planning to both National and County governments. The County Government Act, 2012 obligates county governments to prepare and implement County Integrated Development Plans (CIDP). The CIDPs are, according to the act, five year plans that will form the basis of annual budgetary allocation by the county governments.

NATIONAL LAND USE POLICY

Manuals & Guidelines
April, 2016
Kenya

The absence of a clearly defined land use policy in Kenya after years of independence has resulted in a haphazard approach to managing the different land use practices and policy responses. Land use continues to be addressed through many uncoordinated legal and policy frameworks that have done little to unravel the many issues that affect land use management. The Constitution of Kenya 2010, Kenya Vision 2030 and the Sessional Paper No. 3 of 2009 on National Land Policy all call for a clear framework for effectively addressing the challenges related to land use.

DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: AN IMPETUS OR A DETERRENT TO EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT LAND MANAGEMENT IN KENYA?

Journal Articles & Books
February, 2016
Kenya

A Land Information Management System (LIMS) is an information system that enables the capture, management, and analysis of geographically referenced land-related data in order to produce land information for decision-making in land administration and management. The system is a Geospatial Information System (GIS) driven for the purposes of handling and managing parcel based information. The Republic of Kenya, located in East Africa, ranks 33rd in the world in terms of population with 38.6 million people and has a land area of 224,081 square miles.