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    Lesotho: Law, land tenure and gender review: Southern Africa

    Reports & Research
    December, 2005
    Lesotho

    This document is a chapter in a larger report commissioned by UN habitat to review the laws and land tenure of Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia. The report provides a brief historical background, snapshots of how the government and legal systems operate, reviews land tenure, the various types of land in the country and the relevant constitutional provisions laws and policies. The chapter also examines housing rights and accessibility of services.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Nigeria

    When Nigeria’s Agriculture and Rural Development, Minister Audu Ogbeh launched the National Gender Action Plan (NGAP) on Agriculture in October, the idea was to upgrade women from the realm of subsistence farming to medium scale and commercial farming.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Brazil

    “[...] a comunidade quilombola pra mim, na minha cabeça, quando os nossos antepassados foram sequestrados, eles sabiam que não voltariam pra lá. Então, eles deixaram pra nós essa herança, esse território, deixaram um pedacinho daquela África pra nós. Esse aprendizado, essa cultura, esse modo de pensar que a gente tem no quilombo. E o jongo está incluso nisso. ” (Marilda, liderança)

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    Peru

    Estudio del “conflicto armado interno” fue la lideresa indígena Ruth Zenaida Buendía Mestoquiari (Cutivireni, 1977), activista ambiental galardonada en el año 2014 con el Premio Goldman por la lucha llevada a cabo como presidenta de la Central Ashaninka del Río Ene (CARE) contra la construcción de dos plantas hidroeléctricas en el territorio ancestral de su pueblo.

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    LANDac | Policy Brief #6 Negotiating and implementing large scale land deals in Sierra Leone cover image

    Improving transparency and consent

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2019
    Sierra Leone

    Investment into large-scale agribusiness projects in African post-conflict states is framed within broader economic reforms. On their surface, these projects boast of attracting much-needed infrastructure development, providing employment and shifts from subsistence agriculture to formal wage labor, and raising GDP.

  6. Library Resource
    Measuring Individuals’ Rights to Land; An Integrated Approach to Data Collection for SDG Indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1
    Reports & Research
    September, 2019
    Global

    Land is a key economic resource inextricably linked to access to, use of and control over other economic and productive resources. Recognition of this, and the increasing stress on land from the world’s growing population and changing climate, has driven demand for strengthening tenure security for all. This has created the need for a core set of land indicators that have national application and global comparability, which culminated in the inclusion of indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.

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