The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Lands and Housing (MOLH) has finally embarked on the process of developing a National Land Policy (NLP) that is envisaged to be in place by June 2005. It has been a tortuous journey for many in the civil society and other stakeholders. The NLP will come, as a gratifying culmination of a battle well fought and the win will hopefully be savoured for a very long time to come. The Minister of Lands and Housing, Hon.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2004Kenya
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2004Kenya
Although The National Land Policy Formulation Process is concentrated on addressing land issues, the reform agenda requires inter- alia that there are policy directions for establishing an equitable framework for economic growth and access to natural resources. The natural resources in question include water, forests, minerals, mineral oils, wildlife, marine resources, fisheries, pastures, and wetlands.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2004Kenya
The report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Illegal/Irregular Allocation of Public Land is finally out! Popularly known as the ‘Ndung’u’ Report, the publication of this three-volume document is important to the Kenya Land Alliance for two major reasons. Firstly, the appointment of the Coordinator of the Kenya Land Alliance to the Commission marked a threshold in the relations between KLA and the Government of Kenya.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2004Eastern Asia, Oceania
Water governance in the Philippines is saddled by several problems. The failure to implement laws governing the watershed approach and the absence of institutional mechanisms has seriously undermined any effort to mainstream and integrate water and watershed plans and programmes into the activities of various agencies involved in water resources management and governance.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2004Africa
Includes executive summary; the land issue – International and regional perspectives; Oxfam and land issues on the Copperbelt; land issues in Zambia; land policy review process; genesis of the 1995 Lands Act; Constitutional Review process; challenges for the future; conclusion.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2004Africa
Includes a series of interviews on the theme, ‘How should the Ndungu Report recommendations be implemented? – what Kenyans say.’ Also includes some of the the Ndungu Report’s recommendations.
Library ResourceOther legal documentJanuary, 2005Mozambique
Moçambique é um dos países da SADC que ainda possui consideráveis recursos florestais e faunísticos. Estes recursos são de especial importância para o país, pela sua dimensão ambiental, social e económica. A exploração e utilização dos recursos florestais e faunísticos, da forma como vem sendo realizada, ameaça a conservação e a perpetuação destes recursos a médio e longo prazo.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsOctober, 2004Africa, South Africa
AFRA’s work at Ekuthuleni started in 1998. It’s now 2004, six years later, and we have to confess that we have failed. It is not possible to secure tenure at Ekuthuleni, for the purposes for which people want that security, within the current legal, technical and institutional frameworks. A small window of opportunity still exists that might allow us to reverse this judgement.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2004Mozambique
A Constituição de Moçambique (1990) refere especialmente a participação das comunidades nos diferentes níveis de administração territorial (Constituição, 1990 artigo 116: “Nos diversos escalões territoriais, os órgãos locais do Estado asseguram a participação e decisão dos cidadãos em material de interesse da respectiva comunidade.” A visão sobre a participação comunitária elaborou-se mais na Agenda 2025: “Moçambique é um pais onde, de forma regular, se pratica a consulta participativa e onde se fomentam iniciativas da organizações da sociedade civil na defesa e valorizaç
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2004Mozambique
Este relatório considera um dos aspectos práticos mais importantes da participação local na Lei de Terras e outra legislação sobre recursos naturais: a consulta comunitária, através da qual os estranhos – o Estado, novos investidores, empresas madeireiras, grupos de hotéis – obtêm acesso à terra e recursos locais com a aprovação da população local.
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