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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2009
    Mozambique

    In Mozambique, the debate on agrofuels has steadily advanced over the last five years, fueled by industry speculation and demand, grand promises and foreign interests. Investors have applied for rights to close to 5 million hectares in Mozambique in 2007 alone, nearly one-seventh of the country’s officially defined “arable” land and is rushing to create favorable conditions for investors at the cost of civil rights of Mozambicans.

  2. Library Resource

    Study on Community Land Rights in Niassa Province, Mozambique

    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2009
    Mozambique

    The main aim of this study was to assess, within the context of the Malonda Programme
    in Niassa Province, the implementation of community consultations and negotiations as
    well as the delimitation and demarcation of community land. These activities had been
    carried out within the context of requests from several investors concerning the Right to
    Use and Exploit Land (Portuguese acronym DUAT, Direito de Uso e Aproveitamento
    de Terra), in order to create extensive commercial forest plantations in Niassa. The

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2009
    Tanzania

    Land use conflicts are common phenomena in Tanzania and the world at large. One major reason before going to specific cases hinges on the fact that land does not expand while people and other living organizations that depend on it keeps on increasing on the early surface. This un matching ratio between land as basic resources for livelihoods and its users constantly results into land use conflicts.

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