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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2018

    The government of Lesotho’s (GOL) land reform efforts, enacted in the Land Act 2010, principally seek to create an environment that is favourable to agricultural development and economic investment.3 For years, Lesotho has lacked efficient land markets in which foreign investors could participate. The limitations on foreign landholding by the 1979 Land Act have presented impediments to improving the commercial use of land.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2018
    Eastern Europe, Western Europe

    Most transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) face enormous challenges in developing a viable land structure, requiring a set of measures which is unprecedented in its scale and intensity to speed up this process. Analysis of policy initiatives in CEE countries illustrates that options for solving fragmentation and small scale of farms have concentrated on particular instruments like land consolidation and land banking.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    July, 2018

    The Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) partnered with the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a South African human rights organisation, to launch a class action lawsuit against the Government of South Africa on behalf of a class of farm dwellers known as labour tenants. Under the 1996 Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, labour tenants were granted rights to apply for ownership of the land they occupied. However, the government has failed to implement this law, and 19,000 labour tenant claims remain pending.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018

    When Nigeria’s Agriculture and Rural Development, Minister Audu Ogbeh launched the National Gender Action Plan (NGAP) on Agriculture in October, the idea was to upgrade women from the realm of subsistence farming to medium scale and commercial farming.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2018

    This article draws on actor network theory (ANT) and assemblage to interrogate the potential future manifestation of open conflicts due to unresolved latent local socio-economic and political grievances associated with oil exploitation near fishing communities and the implications of oil-related environmental degradation on local livelihoods in the Western Region of Ghana.

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    More peaceful and inclusive communities through empowerment and training of indigenous leaders on conflict and gender.PNG
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2018
    Americas, Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Peru

    This is a brief description of a course organized by the Regional Government of San Martín in Peru and ProTierras Comunales and implemented in coordination with the regional and local indigenous organisations in 2018.  ProTierras Comunales is part of the Global Project “Responsible Land Policy”, implemented since late 2015 by German development cooperation in six countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to promote the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT, 2012). 

  7. Library Resource
    Líderes y Lideresas indígenas en la Amazonía Peruana Cover

    Líderes y Lideresas indígenas en la Amazonía Peruana

    Reports & Research
    May, 2018
    Americas, Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Peru

    The native communities of San Martín and its representative organizations face innumerable challenges in relation to their lands and territory, environment, governance, identity, justice and physical integrity, among others. For many years the land titling process was stagnant due to lack of funding, but today, with the presence of several projects that have considerable sums destined to the degree, the natives are be prepared and trained in this subject, as well as in the multiplicity of issues that challenges them.

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    Factsheet Peru GP Land Policy Deutsch

    ProTierras Comunales

    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2018
    Americas, Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Peru

    Das Factsheet stellt Kontext, Ansatz und Projektdetails des Globalen Programms für verantwortungsbewusste Landpolitik in Peru (ProTierras Communales) vor. 

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    Peru Factsheet Global Project “Responsible Land Policy”

    Peru ProTierras Comunales

    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2018
    Americas, Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Peru

    The factsheet presents context, approach and project details of the Global Program Responsible Land Policy in Peru (ProTierras Communales).

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018

    ABSTRACTED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: More than ten years after its original formulation, the Lao government is now questioning the effectiveness of the “Turning Land into Capital” (kan han thi din pen theun) policy in generating economic value from the commercialization of land, facilitating local economic development, and reducing state spending on infrastructure.

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