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The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.

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Corruption, Discrimination and Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Reports & Research
April 2024
Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa

In 2021, Transparency International and the Equal Rights Trust published Defying Exclusion: Stories and Insights on the Links between Discrimination and Corruption. Bringing together a diverse group of case studies from across the globe, it documented and illustrated the mutually reinforcing links – the vicious cycle – between discrimination and corruption.

January 2024

The present structure of polling units was created in 1996 by the defunct National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (NECON), which created 120,000 polling units and 8,809 wards (Registration Areas) to serve the purpose of registration center and voting exercise.Goal and Objectives:The aim of the study is to carryout mapping and spatial distribution of polling units to enhance voting progress in

January 2024
Sierra Leone
Costa Rica

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January 2024

Context and background: This study argues that government schemes to serve petty traders in Tanzania remain unsustainable mostly due to poor consideration of the impact the socio-economic linkage has on location determinants. Goal and Objectives: This research aimed to understand how the articulation of petty trading operations with larger traders, directly or indirectly, influences location de

Écoles durables Orientations conceptuelles et méthodologiques
Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
Conference Papers & Reports
January 2024

Cette publication présente le travail d'une feuille de route développée pour les gouvernements et les communautés intéressés par la mise en œuvre de la méthodologie des écoles durables, développée par le gouvernement du Brésil, par le biais de l'Agence brésilienne de coopération, du Fonds national de développement de l'éducation et de la FAO.

January 2024

Context and planMauritania has immense land reserves. Its national land bank is estimated at 502,000 ha, more than enough to promote agribusiness and achieve food self-sufficiency.

Understanding and Addressing Corruption in the Land Sector
Conference Papers & Reports
December 2023

Land corruption – corrupt practices in the land sector – threatens the lives and livelihoods of people and communities, the environment and climate, food security and political stability. Its impacts are particularly acute for 2.5 billion people who live on and from the land.

State of Land Information in Mozambique
Reports & Research
December 2023

In Mozambique, the law recognizes certain forms of occupation as constituting legal tenure and nationals can claim this recognition of their right to occupy and use land allocated through customary norms/practices. Local communities can also claim rights over land which they have customarily occupied, used, and managed.

Corruption risks in land-based solutions to climate change
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2023

“Nature-based” solutions to climate change require the acquisition of large swaths of land for reforestation, afforestation, conservation and renewable energy sources. However, corruption in the land sector is already widespread and this additional demand for land may aggravate pre-existing corruption risks, as well as causing new ones.

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