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    Knowledge constructed in dialogue

    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2018
    South Africa

    In March 2018, The South African Cities Network (SACN) hosted its second Urban Land Dialogues Series in the provinces of Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. The dialogues took place during a week when land was receiving widespread attention, as all eyes were on the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo where the President had convened a Summit to discuss details of agrarian land expropriation without compensation policy,Under the overarching theme of inclusive urban land transformation, the aim of these dialogues was to build better shared understandings of the many issues that

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    Review of Selected Land Laws and the Governance of Tenure in the Philippines cover image

    Discussion Paper in the context of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2014
    Philippines

    The Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), was developed under the Committee on World Food Security as a result of collaboration among different groups of stakeholders – governments, civil society, private sector, academia. The VGGT is intended to provide a framework for responsible tenure governance that supports food security, poverty alleviation, sustainable resource use and environmental protection.

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    Legislation & Policies
    Jurisprudence
    July, 2016
    Africa, South Africa

    In this case, which was  heard before the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa, The Restitution of Land Rights Amendment  Act 15 of 2014  was declared invalid. The Act, among other things, sought to extend the period in which land restitution claims could be  lodged. However, the court found that the Parliament did not sufficiently  consult with key stakeholders including those who had successfully  lodged claims under the previous Act of 1994. 

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    Scoping and staus quo report

    Reports & Research
    October, 2008
    South Africa

    The report is structured into nine chapters and an appendix:

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    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    National Policies
    March, 2015
    Kenya

    The Land Act, 2012

    The Land Registration Act, 2012

    The National Land Commission Act, 2012

    The Environment & Land Court Act, 2011

    The Urban Areas & Cities Act, 2011

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    Reports & Research
    July, 2015
    Eastern Africa

    A compendium of four doctoral theses on land administration. 

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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2015
    Ethiopia

    Land is a cross-cutting theme in most contemporary development challenges. Contemporary literature shows that land governance benefits the broader administration and governance of society. Tools enabling evaluation of land governance, however, are often focuses on national or supranational levels. Ethiopia provides a case in point: rapid urbanization and urban poverty are an issue; however, limited studies assess urban land governance from a multi-stakeholder perspective. Citizens and government representatives at different levels are the sources of information.

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    Options for Land Use and Conflict Resolution in Loliondo Division, Ngorongoro District

    Reports & Research
    February, 2011
    Tanzania

    This report provides an overview of the conflict in Loliondo, reviewing historical information, current land uses and tenure arrangements. 

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    August, 2012

    There is enough land in the Amazon
    region to satisfy Brazilian society's demands for
    economic development, environmental management of a resource
    base of global importance and the challenges of agrarian
    reform. Yet Brazil has been unable to create a fully
    coherent and manageable land policy and administration
    system for the region which permits sustainable development
    goals to be achieved while reconciling special interests and

  10. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    China

    This report evaluates the legal
    framework for rural land rights, the regulations of rural
    housing sites, the effects of land requisition on farmers
    who lose land, and some selected issues affecting urban land
    rights. The focus of this report is how to enhance property
    rights in a number of different contexts. The report makes a
    series of specific policy recommendations for rural
    agricultural land, rural housing land, to protect rights in

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