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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2016
    Sierra Leone

    The land grabbing issue has produced a plethora of debates ranging from ethical conduct of land grabbing agents, specifically concerning displacement, to evidence for and against positive externalities such as technological spill-overs and construction of infrastructure. An underexplored topic is the valuation of agricultural land and the compensatory payments made to land users, distinct from land owners, for the loss of their source of food security.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2015
    Africa, Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone recently attracted significant inflows of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in export-oriented mining and agribusiness. These investments have usually involved large-scale land deals with local communities that have been facilitated and brokered by government officials, local politicians, and paramount chiefs. Affected people and communities were supposed to receive compensations for lost land and, in addition, they expected to find gainful employment opportunities with multinational companies.

  3. Library Resource
    National Policies
    February, 2007
    Estonia

    The Estonian Environmental Strategy 2030 is a national cross-sectoral strategy of Estonia for the period 2007-2030. Its main objective is to ensure the preservation and improvement of the Estonian living and natural environment in the areas of reduction of waste, disused hazardous sites and the pollution load; sustainable use of water and mineral resources; energy; transport; forestry; fisheries; hunting; and preservation of the diversity of nature and landscapes.The Strategy aims to ensure food and potable water safety.

  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    February, 2007
    Estonia

    The National Environmental Action Plan of Estonia is a national cross-sectoral action plan of Estonia for the period 2007-2013. Its main objective is to present a consensual list of nationally prioritised activities aimed at achieving the primary goals of the environmental policy specified in the national Environmental Strategy, indicating the financing needs and discussing the most optimal use of non-budgetary funding sources.The Action Plan aims to ensure food and potable water safety.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    February, 1995
    Estonia

    This Act provides a basis for the procedure of all expropriation of immovable property including "restricted real rights". Expropriation" is defined in section 2 as "the transfer of an immovable without the consent of the owner in the public interest for fair and immediate compensation".

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    April, 2017
    Timor-Leste

    This Law, consisting of 69 articles divided into five Chapters, defines the regime applicable to the expropriation of immovable property and establishes rules and procedures for cases in which the State, with a view to the pursuit of a public purpose, is impelled, in the absence of other viable alternative solutions, to call upon itself the ownership of immovable property in the private domain. It specifies the cases in which expropriation is allowed, such as: when the property must pursue a purpose of public utility.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    November, 2017
    Lithuania

    The scope of this Law shall be to prevent speculation in agricultural land and preserve traditional forms of farming; to create conditions for the formation of rational land holdings and land consolidation; and to promote the rational use of agricultural land. It shall not be applicable to agricultural land of subsistence farming, land used for horticulture and gardening, and inherited land and land owned by the way of restoration of legal rights of ownership.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    August, 1992
    Macao S.A.R

    This Law, consisting of 27 articles divided into four Chapters, establishes the legal regime for land expropriation. The Law establishes that everyone has the right to private property and its transmission in life or death, according to the law. The immovable property and rights inherent thereto may be expropriated for the sake of public utility, upon the payment of just compensation. It is divided as follows: General provisions (Chap. I); Declaration of public utility and authorization of administrative possession (Chap. II); Compensation regime (Chap. III); Final provisions (Chap.

  9. Library Resource
    Regulations
    September, 2013
    Canada

    The present Regulations are made under the Land Surveyors Act. The Regulations lay down provisions relating to the activities of land surveyors. For the purpose of the present Regulations “approved education program” means an education program that prepares a person for entry to the profession of land surveying, as approved by an examining body determined by the Council.

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