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    A hybrid system of Land Titles and Deeds registration as a new model for Zambia: A case study of the Lands and Deeds Registry Lusaka cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2014
    Zambia

    Anywhere in the world land is the most important natural wealth for the country. The availability of land and its use are a vital part of human existence. Land records, therefore, are of great concern to every country’s government as well as every individual who owns, occupies, uses or has an interest in a parcel of land. In relation to land a person will feel secured or safe with regards to land rights if she has security of tenure and security of tenure is a question of fact.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2014
    Africa, Kenya

    The UNFCCC framework asks countries to include a national REDD+ institutional framework with certain key elements, many of which will draw on existing legal frameworks. For example, as part of their national strategies and action plans (discussed above), countries are requested to address. land tenure issues:1 The importance of land tenure for regulating land use and assigning benefits from REDD+ has been widely noted. Nonetheless, clarifying and then administering land tenure is a complicated issue that presents a challenge for many countries.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    Rwanda, Africa

    Covers land law reform; the role of the full ‘bundle of land rights’, which extends well beyond ownership rights; how Rwanda’s Regional Crop Specialization Policy and Crop Intensification Programme work; the impact of land use consolidation, including on farmers’ resilience to climate change; and the government’s broader ‘target-driven’ approach to agricultural reform.

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    Evidence from Mozambique

    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Mozambique

    Mozambique currently has one of the highest rates of land concessions throughout Africa. In the coming years, if large-scale land concession grants to private investors are not carefully controlled, the amount of land still held and managed by rural Mozambicans will decrease significantly, with associated negative impacts on already impoverished rural communities.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Mozambique

    Depois do seu povo, a terra é o recurso mais importante de qualquer país. Nas zonas rurais de Moçambique, vivem 75% da população que possui as actividades agrárias como principal fonte de rendimento. A agricultura contribui com cerca 24% do Produto Interno Bruto (PIB) e mantém uma posição relevante no contributo para o crescimento da economia.

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    Reports & Research
    November, 2014
    Mozambique

    Hoje, no quadro dos projectos de exploração dos recursos minerais e grandes projectos de construção de infra estruturas, ocorrem, ou há potencialidade de ocorrência, conflitos que opõem particulares entre si (titular de um direito sobre a terra e um investidor) ou particular e a Administração Pública.
    Por isso, considera-se que seria importante discutir os mecanismos de extinção de direitos sobre a terra e os meios de defesa do direito de uso e aproveitamento da terra (DUAT) como forma de procurar demonstrar a relação entre a Lei e a prática.

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