The aim of this policy paper is to present successful approaches to secure land tenure rights in rural and urban areas. To support future programmatic decisions by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), this paper focusses especially on impacts and good practices. It discusses examples from the German technical cooperation but also includes good practices and impacts achieved by other development partners.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2019Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Namibia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil, Peru, Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Eastern Europe, Global
Library ResourceRegulationsFebruary, 2012Canada
The present Regulations are made under the Land Registration Act. In particular, the Act provides for the efficient and correct enactment of the afore-mentioned Act. The text – consisting of 13 sections – deals, inter alia, with the following aspects: designation of counties, establishment of registration districts, registration regions, location of land registration offices, fees, fees exemption.
Implements: Land Registration Act (S.N.S. 2001, c. 6). (2011)
Repeals: Land Registration General Regulations (N.S. Reg. 157/2002). (2008-03-31)
Library ResourceRegulationsMay, 2017Cayman Islands
These Rules amend the Registered Land Rules (2003 Revision) in the Third Schedule by inserting new Forms on dedication of private land for public access and the registration of covenants.
Amends: Registered Land Rules (2003 Revision). (2003-04-02)
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1977Belize
This Act provides generally for registration of rights in land and land tenure in Belize. “Land” includes land covered with water, all things growing on land and buildings and other things permanently affixed to land. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, but subject to section 38 of National Lands Act, no law, practice or procedure relating to land shall apply to land registered under this Act so far as it is inconsistent with this Act.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 1997Jamaica
The National Land Policy was adopted by Jamaica in 1997 as a national policy for the land sector. It establishes the framework needed for Jamaica to become more progressive, transparent and modern in its approaches to land and geographic information management systems, land administration and utilization, land resources and environmental management, and land development planning. The goals and objectives of this Policy are to ensure the sustainable, productive and equitable development, use and management of the country’s natural resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003France, Switzerland, United States of America, Fiji, Afghanistan, Samoa, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Australia, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Laos, Japan, Uganda, Italy, Ecuador, Cambodia, India
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Antigua and Barbuda, France, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Belize, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Venezuela, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, Nicaragua, Spain, Grenada, Haiti, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Netherlands, Saint Lucia, India, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Americas
Document de travail sur les régimes fonciers 17. Cet article identifie et analyse des questions relatives à la gouvernance des terres et apporte des exemples de bonne gouvernance de la sous-région des Caraïbes. Cette étude a été conduite en vue de l’initiative de la FAO sur les Directives Volontaires sur la gouvernance responsable de la tenure des terres et des autres ressources naturelles. Disponible en anglais
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Americas, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, India, Spain, France, Netherlands
Land Tenure Working Paper 17. This publication identifies and assesses issues related to land governance and provides examples of good governance in the Caribbean subregion. This working paper was done in light of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2006Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Australia, Ghana, Malawi, Niger, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Uruguay, Tanzania, Senegal, Sudan, Cameroon, Norway, Kenya, Africa
Most of the world’s poor work in the “informal economy” – outside of recognized and enforceable rules. Thus, even though most have assets of some kind, they have no way to document their possessions because they lack formal access to legally recognized tools such as deeds, contracts and permits.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Burkina Faso, Honduras, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Uruguay, India, Ecuador, Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia
La temática relativa a la tenencia y explotación de tierras está de nuevo a la orden del día. Así, son muchos los países que manifiestan un renovado interés por los diferentes modos de acceso a los recursos naturales en un marco de posibles reformas territoriales, ya sea en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria, de la lucha contra la pobreza en el mundo, de la preservación del ambiente o de la calidad de la vida.
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