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    Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Nepal

    The 2016 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is the fifth survey of its kind to be implemented in the country as part of the worldwide Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. It was implemented by New ERA under the aegis of the Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Government of Nepal with the objective of providing reliable, accurate, and up-to-date data for the country.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Kazakhstan

    Cornell International Law Journal: Vol. 50 : No. 1 , Article 2 Kazakhstan ranks consistently low on measures of property rights protection and the rule of law more generally.1 Echoing these evaluations, existing literature emphasizes the degree to which informal institutions shape property relations in personalist, authoritarian regimes, like Kazakhstan. The expectation is that formal institutions like law and courts fail to restrain or otherwise influence state agents’ rent-seeking behavior. In effect, they serve primarily as ornamentation.

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    TAJIKISTAN LAND REFORM AND FARM RESTRUCTURING PROJECT
    Reports & Research
    August, 2016
    Tajikistan

    ABSTRACTED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Throughout Tajikistan, land, and access to it, is paramount to continued resilience and improved livelihoods of rural citizens. Agricultural output, especially from small to medium sized farms, constitutes a disproportionately high percentage of Tajikistan’s overall Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and represents an opportunity for continued economic growth for both the farmers and the country.

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    Food Security and Governance Factsheet: Afghanistan
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Afghanistan

    In Afghanistan, insecurity over land and water rights hampers investments in food production and irrigation. In rural areas, customary tenure systems, partly based on religious law, are the most relevant but suffer from weak recognition and offer little protection to rights holders. The land policy reform is on-going but remains slow. Moreover, land administration capacity is weak and improvements mostly take place in urban areas. In this context, land disputes are common and often violent.

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    Survey-on-Access-to-Land-Tenure-Security-and-Land-Conflicts-in-Timor-Leste
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Timor-Leste

    This study aimed to pilot an innovative land survey to provide quantitative data regarding landrelated issues in Timor-Leste, in order to support the Timorese government and parliament in developing evidence-based land policies and legislation, as well as more informed advocacy of civil society. The results of this pilot in the municipalities of Dili (urban area only), Ainaro, and Ermera provides relevant evidence regarding access to land, land tenure security, and land related conflict, as well as on the specific policy options taken in the current draft Land Law Package

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    Mongolia Strategic Plan FY17-21
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Mongolia

    This Strategic  Plan  to  be implemented  during  a  period  from  2017  to  2021  is  all  about  a  contribution  of  WWF  Mongolia  towards  successful  and  thriving  co-existence  of  human  beings  and  environment  in  Mongolia, particularly  in  two  areas,  namely  Altai  Sayan  and  Amur  Heilong  Ecoregions  those  have  been  named as important hubs and potentials for conservation.

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    Land Ownership and the Journey to Self-Determination

    Sri Lanka Country Paper

    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Sri Lanka

    This paper is an abridged version of an earlier scoping study entitled Sri Lanka Country Report: Land Watch Asia Study prepared in 2010 by the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement through the support of the International Land Coalition (ILC). It is also written as a contribution to the Land Watch Asia (LWA) campaign to ensure that access to land, agrarian reform and sustainable development for the rural poor are addressed in development.

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    Land Tenure Considerations in Sri Lanka’s Proposed National REDD+ Strategy
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2016
    Sri Lanka

    At the request of the Sri Lankan Government an assessment was designed and conducted as part of the development of the country’s national strategy on REDD+.  The assessment involved applying criteria from the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests (VGGT) to analyze the tenure implications for a wide array of proposed policies and measures (PAMs) to address deforestation and forest degradation.  The assessment will help Sri Lanka to prioritize and make investment decisions among the PAMs.

  9. Library Resource
    Brunei Property Investment Guide
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Brunei Darussalam

    A guide to tenure and foreign ownership to support property investment

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Cambodia

    A major investigation by Global Witness has revealed how Cambodia’s ruling family are pulling the strings on Cambodia’s economy and amassing vast personal fortunes with extreme consequences for the population. The report, Hostile Takeover, sheds light on a huge network of secret deal-making and corruption that has underpinned Hun Sen’s 30-year dictatorial reign of murder, torture and the imprisonment of his political opponents.

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