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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2009
    Colombia

    En el documento se pretende hacer una contextualización de lo que ha sido el desarrollo rural en Colombia, tomando como referencia las estrategias que desde el contexto internacional se han diseñado para menguar la problemática social del medio rural, algunos enfoques nacionales que se ha implementado en este mismo sentido y algunas interpretaciones de las institutciones que trabajan en este ámbito, de manera que permita concluir de forma clara que tan rural es el desarrollo, y si las intervenciones en el ámbito agrario nacional son o no coherentes con las necesidades puntuales de la poblac

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2009
    Tanzania

    Since early 1990’s Tanzania has implemented far reaching macroeconomic and structural reforms which has led to substantial socio-economic development.  GDP growth per annum has almost doubled over the last decade from 4.1% in 1998 to 7.4% in 2008, with an average growth of 7% per annum. This is historically high for Tanzania and comparable to the performance of fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa.  GDP growth peaked in 2004 at 7.8%, but severe and prolonged drought during 2005/06 negatively affected the economy, and the GDP has been gradually recovering to reach 7.4% in 2008.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Nigeria, United States of America, Sweden, Belarus, Finland, Australia, United Kingdom, Iceland, Niger, Thailand, Kenya, South Africa, Nicaragua, Turkey, Italy, Norway, Argentina, India, Paraguay, Brazil, Europe, Asia, Africa, Americas, Oceania

    The articles in this volume supplement FAO Land Tenure Studies 10, Compulsory acquisition of land and compensation. The latter publication explains what compulsory acquisition and compensation are and what constitutes good practice in this area. This current volumes introductory article provides an overview of these issues. The issue of compulsory acquisition from a human rights perspective is also addressed here as are the concepts of market value, compensation value and just terms compensation.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2009
    Tanzania

    This urgent alert is based on the forceful evictions of Maasai pastoralists from their homes and grazing lands in Loliondo Division, Ngorongoro District in Northern Tanzania and the gross human rights violations that are being committed. 

    The eviction operation started on the 4th July 2009 and was conducted by the notorious riot police, the Field Force Unit, with assistance of private guards from the Otterlo Business Cooperation (OBC). They entered the villages by shooting in the air and using teargas before pouring petrol on the Maasai homes and setting them on fire.

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    Forceful Evictions of Pastoralists in Kilosa District, Morogoro Region, Tanzania - Carried out From 29/01/2009

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2009
    Tanzania

    IWGIA has recently been informed by local partners in Tanzania that a government operation aimed at forcefully removing pastoralists from the Kilosa district in the Morogoro Region in southern Tanzania started on the 29.1.2009. The Tanzanian government wants to remove all pastoralists from Kilosa district and, according to some sources, the whole of Morogoro Region, and force them to other areas of Tanzania. Such areas have though, according to IWGIA local partners as yet not been specified, and the affected families do not know where to go to.

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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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    Reports & Research
    September, 2009
    Tanzania

    This is the report relating to the facts finding mission conducted by HAKIARDHI and LHRC as an intervention in response to an outcry from the villagers at Namwawala village in Kilombero district, Morogoro region, owing to the alleged plan of the government to take possession of the village land for investment purposes.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2009
    Tanzania

    Over the Last three months, acts of unconceivable evil were perpetrated through an eviction operation against indigenous pastoralists in Loliondo. Loliondo is one of the three Divisions of the Ngorongoro District situated in the Arusha Region in Northern Tanzania. The Ngorongoro District Covers an area of about 14037 square Kilometres. Stretching across some 8,300 sq km, is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, established in 1959 and governed by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, and the rest is the Loliondo Game Control Area consisting of the Sale and Loliondo Divisions.

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    Reports & Research
    February, 2009
    Tanzania

    The study sought to determine the state of farms that belonged to the then National Agricultural Corporation (NAFCO), ranches that belong to the National Ranching Company (NAFCO) and land belonging to absentee landlords. Since any state is dynamic, this research report, then, is a socio-historical account of what has been happening within/out more than 543,604 hectares of ranch/farmland in the wake of the fall of nationalization and rise of privatization.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Brazil

    La realidad de los espacios sociales económicos, culturales y políticos es compleja y en constante mutación. El documento analiza los espacios sociales y sus procesos de cambio, reflexionando sobre las posibles funciones de la agricultura familiar de Brasil en el siglo XXI.

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