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Manuals & Guidelines
December 2019
Africa

How state and customary authorities deal with land issues has important consequences for how they are viewed by citizens. This may be particularly the case in conflict-affected settings, where displacement and return cause tenure insecurity and land disputes, and where the legitimacy of state and non-state institutions is contested.

Reports & Research
September 2019
Sierra Leone

In fulfillment of his manifesto promise to the people of Malen Chiefdom, Pujehun district  and in consonance with the new direction government's determination to tend to the needs and aspirations of its people generally and to promote foreign direct investment, in a peaceful just and inclusive society, His Excellency the president ,Retired Bragadier Dr.

Land Rights Toolkit for NGOs
Manuals & Guidelines
September 2019
Africa

This toolkit aims to offer concrete tools for practitioners to engage with land rights on different levels. This toolkit intends to offer an introduction to different tools that can be used. Furthermore, the aim is to offer clear guidance on how to implement the tools.

 

 

Journal Articles & Books
August 2019
Liberia
Sierra Leone

This book argues that a set of persuasive narratives about the links between natural resource, armed conflict and peacebuilding have strongly influenced the natural resource interventions pursued by international peacebuilders.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Nicaragua
Guatemala

Smallholders worldwide continue to experience processes of displacement from their lands under neoliberal political-economic governance.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Global

Civil war and violence often force large numbers of people to leave their lands. Multiple waves of displacement and (partial) return generate complex overlapping claims that are not easily solved. As people return to their regions of origin—sometimes after decades—they tend to find their land occupied by other settlers, some of whom hold legal entitlements.

Webinar Report: Land in Post-Conflict Settings
Reports & Research
June 2019
Uganda
Myanmar
Global

Post-war societies not only have to deal with continuing unpeaceful relations but also land-related conflict legacies, farmland and forest degradation, heavily exploited natural resources, land mines, a destroyed infrastructure, as well as returning refugees and ex-combatants.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2019
Côte d'Ivoire

En Côte d’Ivoire comme dans d’autres pays africain, le pluralisme juridique est l’origine d’une crise de la légalité et de crispations sociales. L’accès à la terre est emblématique des difficultés et des différends qui peuvent naître de la coexistence, issue de la colonisation, d’une pluralité de modes de normativité étatique et coutumier en jeu sur un même territoire.

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