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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2014
    Rwanda

    The aim of this policy brief is to describe current and historical conflicts over rights to land and natural resources within and surrounding protected areas in Rwanda. We examine the roots of contested claims between citizens and the State and offer some potential avenues for resolving these conflicts in ways that consider both the priorities of the Government of Rwanda and the rights of local communities that depend on protected area resources.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Rwanda

    This policy research brief on land tenure reform and government revenue aims primarily to examine the effects of land tenure reforms on land-based revenue and to provide policy recommendations that would build on existing efforts developed to ease the process of paying and collecting various land revenue. The research topic was suggested by land sector stakeholders among other topics during the LAND Project’s Year 3 Work Planning Meeting, and was endorsed by the Rwanda Natural Resources Authority and LAND Project as an important research area.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2014
    Rwanda

    This case study has been produced in response to a request to the Evidence on Demand Helpdesk. The objective of the request was to provide a detailed case study on the approach taken to land tenure reform by the DFID-funded Land Tenure Regularisation Programme (LTRSP) in Rwanda. The case study should provide the reader with an understanding of how land tenure reform can work under particular social, political and economic conditions, as well as the approach taken to ensure gender equality in land rights.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2014
    Rwanda

    To say that access to land is one of the most important conditions for the
    empowerment of African women, would be an understatement. The cultivation of land is one
    of the main sources of income and economic wealth depends strongly on a well-elaborated
    system of land tenure. However, developing and protecting land rights1
    for women in mainly
    male-dominated societies is a long-term work. Even though law initiatives2 may guarantee a
    de jure equal access to land for women, the outcome highly depends on the way the culturebound

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2014
    Rwanda

    This policy brief aims to inform policy and current practices governing land expropriation in Rwanda drawing on recent research carried out by the LAND Project. The brief elaborates on the legal framework and procedures guiding expropriation and on reported practice based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources. It then proposes measures that would potentially strengthen implementation of expropriation exercises countrywide.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Rwanda

    The Land Use Consolidation Act (LUC) was introduced in 2008 and is an important
    component of agricultural policy in Rwanda. As part of the Government of Rwanda’s
    broader Crop Intensification Program (CIP), LUC entails participating farmers
    consolidating aspects of their operations with neighboring farmers, while retaining
    individual ownership of their parcels. LUC farmers also agree to grow a single priority
    crop that has been identified by the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) as best suited to

  7. Library Resource
    LAND MARKET VALUES, URBAN LAND POLICIES, AND THEIR IMPACTS IN URBAN CENTERS OF RWANDA cover image
    Reports & Research
    Conference Papers & Reports
    August, 2014
    Rwanda

    The main objective of this research is to investigate land market values, urban land policies and their impacts on urban centers in Rwanda. Three (3) specific objectives can be distinguished namely: a) Evaluating the determinants of urban land markets; b) Analysis of trends in urban land markets and values; and c) Assessing impacts of urban land prices and policies.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Brief: Land Market Values, Urban Land Policies, and their Impacts in Urban Centers of Rwanda cover image
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2014
    Rwanda

    This policy brief summarizes the main findings and recommendations of qualitative and quantative research on urban land markets in Rwanda. The main objective of this research is to investigate land market values, urban land policies and their impacts on urban centers. Three (3) specific objectives can be distinguished namely: a) Evaluating the determinants of urban land markets; b) Analysis of trends in urban land markets and values; and c) Assessing impacts of urban land prices and policies.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Brief: The Implementation of Rwanda’s Expropriation Law and Outcomes on the Population cover image
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2015
    Rwanda

    This Policy Brief summarizes the main findings and recommendations of qualitative and quantative research on implementation and outcomes of the 2007 Expropriation Law in Rwanda. Rwanda is developing at a remarkably rapid pace, and with that development has come a multitude of corresponding changes to the orientation and use of land throughout the country.

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