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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2021
    Indonesia, Global

    For the estimated 70% of the world population that lives on property without a formal land title, life can be precarious. The absence of ownership documentation raises families’ vulnerability to forced eviction and conflict; it precludes the use of the property to access financial services and other economic benefits; and it diminishes the value of property by restricting its transfer to an informal, opaque market. And yet, in many parts of the world, the process of obtaining a land title is not only expensive but also complicated and sometimes nearly impossible.

  2. Library Resource
    Land Capacity Building Guide - Focusing on private Mailo land
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Responsible Land Policy in Uganda (RELAPU) is a project implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). BMZ created the Special Initiative “One World, No Hunger”, aimed at eradicating extreme hunger and poverty. Within this special initiative, RELAPU is part of the Global Programme on Responsible Land Policy currently implemented in eight countries.

  3. Library Resource
    Training Handbook for Land Governance Practitioners on Private Mailo land
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Knowledge of policies on land governance not only improves the way issues pertaining to land rights are handled; but also minimises waste of time and money lost on land conflict.

    This Training Manual is a practical handbook to be used by trainers on land governance on private Mailo land. It contains several methods and approaches for content delivery carefully crafted to improve understanding and appreciation of the laws governing Mailo land.

  4. Library Resource
    Customary Land Governance Guide
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2019
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Responsible Land Policy in Uganda (RELAPU) is a project implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). BMZ created the Special Initiative “One World, No Hunger”, aimed at eradicating extreme hunger and poverty. Within this special initiative, RELAPU is part of the Global Programme on Responsible Land Policy currently implemented in eight countries.

  5. Library Resource
    Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) in Ethiopia

    English Version

    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Uganda fosters investment quality promotion to ensure that agriculture and forestry investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management and respect the rights and needs of local populations, including vulnerable groups and women.

  6. Library Resource
    Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) in Ethiopia

    English Version

    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia

    The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Ethiopia aims at ensuring that investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management, and respect the rights and needs of local populations, in particular vulnerable groups and women.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2017
    Africa, Americas, Asia, Oceania

    The Sustainable Development Goal 15 “Life on land” commits world leaders to work together to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) for safeguarding life on land. One of the objectives that comprise LDN is to reinforce responsible governance of land tenure. Land rights are a key factor for achieving LDN. This publication by the UNCCD CSO Panel aims to analyze and highlight the linkages between land rights and land degradation with the objective of offering policy recommendations to enhance land rights for both the prevention of land degradation and the recovery of degraded lands.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2020
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    The dynamics of current global challenges—like food and nutrition security, environmental degradation, climate change, and emergencies—reduce the availability of and/or access to natural resources, and thereby underline the urgency of achieving transformational changes in the governance of tenure. This is increasingly required to bring the greatest good to the most people, in line with human rights.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2020
    South Africa

    Tenure governance is a complex and multi-dimensional issue that requires cross-sectoral and holistic approaches, gathering the resources, information and expert skills of a variety of actors while exploring innovative, polycentric multi-stakeholder governance arrangements to address collective action challenges. To do this, multi-stakeholder partnerships are formed where public and private partners pool their resources and competencies to address mutual goals more effectively.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2019
    Myanmar, Thailand

    This policy brief was developed in order to enable a meaningful engagement and policy dialogue with government institutions and other relevant stakeholders about challenges and opportunities related to recognizing and protecting customary tenure in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

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