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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Kenya

    The International Land Coalition (ILC) has commissioned this present report to analyse the illegal/irregular acquisition of land by Kenya’s elites to ascertain the types of land affected, the processes used to acquire land, and the profiles of the perpetrators, as well as to identify the victims and the impacts of land grabbing.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2014
    Kenya

    The first set of the land laws were enacted in 2012 in line with the timelines outlined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. In keeping with the spirit of the constitution, the Land Act, Land Registration Act and the national Land Commission Act respond to the requirements of Articles 60, 61, 62, 67 & 68 of the Constitution. The National Land Policy, which was passed as Sessional Paper No. 3 of 2009, arrived earlier than the Constitution, with some radical proposals on the land Management.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Kenya

    While women’s rights to land and property are protected under the Kenyan Constitution of 2010 and in various national statutes, in practice, women remain disadvantaged and discriminated. The main source of restriction is customary laws and practices, which continue to prohibit women from owning or inheriting land and other forms of property.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Kenya

    Women face many problems with regard to land inheritance and land rights in Kenya. Individual and community land ownership do not favour women. The reason for this is that ownership of land is patrilineal, which means that fathers share land amongst sons, while excluding daughters. This practice is traditionally widespread and partly accepted although it goes against the interest of women and is prohibited by the constitution.

  5. Library Resource
    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

  6. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2016
    Colombia

    En el marco de la sistematización de experiencias inspiradoras de acceso, retorno y apego a la tierra y a los territorios en toda Sudamérica y el Segundo Encuentro de Jóvenes por la Tierra Guasca, Colombia 2015

  7. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2016
    Colombia

    Whoever is thinking of returning to the field but still does not decide, has in this documentary a very inspiring story. The Murillo Barajas family, which has formed the small iniciative ECOMUBA, Ecológico Murillo Barajas, in Gusca, Colombia, tells in this documentary how it makes possible agro-ecological production and how the countryside is an economic and living option. 

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2016
    Bolivia

    Este es el caso de una propiedad familiar donde la necesidad del retorno a la tierra familiar impulsada por el peligro de pérdida del terreno ante la muerte del progenitor (propietario), y la mejora en las condiciones de vida que en este caso están expresadas en prácticas innovadoras, frente a los términos en los que el mercado convencional se desarrolla.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    Colombia

    Es el caso de Jhon Rios, que habiendo dejado la vida rural, decide volver a su tradición familiar campesina, heredandop unas tierras de su padre e impulsando un proyecto productivo de agricultura orgánica.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Bolivia

    El caso aborda la historia de tres mujeres que ante el deceso de sus cónyuges, pierden la garantía para validar sus derechos sobre las posesiones de tierra. La lucha por sus tierras se hizo desde el liderazgo, la toma del control de sus tierras o por acuerdos familiares. Estas estrategias les han permitido garantizar su acceso a la tierra, su empoderamiento y reconocimiento dentro de la comunidad.

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