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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    November, 2006
    Australia

    This Act transfers certain State forest and Crown lands to the national park estate, makes provision with respect to special areas under the Hunter Water Act 1991 and sets apart areas in State forests as flora reserves.

  2. Library Resource
    November, 2006
    South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    In South Africa, provision of affordable, well-situated housing close to existing services and work places is hampered by the high cost and scarcity of appropriate land. Consequently, most new low-income housing projects have been developed on the urban periphery. This tends to entrench the spatial differentiation of residential areas by race and class characteristics of the apartheid era and increased the cost of providing services to low-income housing projects inhabitants.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2006
    Africa

    Issues identified as being of major importance in relation to the land rights and land conflict situation are: questions related to governance; contradictions and lack of harmonisation between recent laws and policies in Tanzania; the existing power relations (including gender relations); and present development priorities. Makes it clear that dealing with land matters is in essence political and presents a series of recommendations for interventions in the field of land rights.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2006
    Africa

    Focuses on legal and institutional aspects of children’s property and inheritance rights in Southern and East Africa. Discusses violations of those rights and how the spread of HIV and AIDS has contributed to this. Assesses some norms of customary law that aim to protect these rights and some which complicate and limit children’s ability to maintain their rights. Reviews and assesses selection of international and national laws. Identifies several gaps in law and policy. Reviews National Plans of Action for orphans and vulnerable children.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2006
    Kenya, Africa

    Includes the Draft National Land Policy – a step into land-reform direction, addressing constitutional issues, challenges in addressing security of tenure, reforming land administration and management institutions, key issues and policy recommendations of the DNLP, news.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2006
    Myanmar

    This Handbook is designed for both farmers and students to use in the field and
    during training. It is divided into eight sections, each one containing several
    topics and all illustrated with large clear pictures. The Handbook can be read
    from beginning to end or each topic can be read separately. Space is provided
    for readers to take notes and to add their own local knowledge...Our people have always been farmers. Farmers of the river lands, of the
    mountains, and of the forests. Due to civil war in Burma, more and more of

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2006
    Myanmar

    ...There are many good books and resources on sustainable agriculture and
    we have learnt much from them. However refugees are constrained in their
    agricultural practices due to limited access to land, water and other resources.
    This Handbook attempts to present a summary of simple adaptations of ideas
    found in other books, manuals and resources on sustainable agriculture.
    This Handbook is not a textbook as such, but a compilation of different
    subjects for people to pick and choose. We know that it is not complete and

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006
    India

    This document from Department of land Resources, Government of India presents a comparative Statement of National Policy for Resettlement & Rehabilitation of Project Affected Families (NPRR‐2003) & National Rehabilitation Policy (NRP‐2006)

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2006

    The First International Forum on Water and Food of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) was held in Vientiane, Laos from November 12 to 17, 2006. The Forum had two overarching objectives:

    • to link people together to discover what they are doing within the CPWF and in the world of water and food beyond the Program;

    • to articulate the links between research, policy and practice.

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