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  1. Library Resource
    GIZ (2018) A guide to peaceful co existence on private Mailo land in Uganda
    Training Resources & Tools
    February, 2018
    Africa, Uganda

    Mailo tenure is the most legislated form of tenure in Uganda, having its origins in the 1900 Buganda Agreement. Reforms over the years have seen the evolution of this tenure that is essentially freehold in nature, albeit with its local characteristics arising out of an unresolved tenant question. This status quo was reinstated in the 1995 Constitution, the Land Act and its subsequent amendments. Whereas it is expected that reforms introduced by the Constitution and Land Act would suffice in stabilizing Mailo tenure, this has not happened in practice.

  2. Library Resource
    GIZ (2019) Training manual for land governance practitioners in Teso Uganda
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2019
    Africa, Uganda

    The need to strengthen the capacity of CSOs, DLOs, ICU and partners working on land governance in Teso has become obvious if harmonisation of the customary and formal land management systems is to be realised. This is expected to enable a coordinated and systematic approach with one voice.

    Knowledge of policies on land governance not only improves the way issues pertaining to land rights are handled; but also minimises waste of time and money lost on land conflict.

  3. Library Resource
    Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Training Resources & Tools
    July, 2019
    Myanmar, Global

    This manual is intended to be a practical learning aid and helpful reference guide for community-based paralegals and organizations running community-based paralegal programs.

    It shows how paralegals equip people to know law, use law, and shape law. It closes with a chapter on how organizations can best support the work of paralegals, including recruitment, payment, and training. 

  4. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2013
    South Africa

    This case study is based on an existing booklet, Retail Centres and Township Developments: A Case Study (SACN, 2010) published by the South African Cities Network (SACN), the Training for Township Renewal Initiative (TTRI) and National Treasury. The booklet draws on prior research on

  5. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2013
    Zambia, Tanzania, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Mauritius, Malawi, Botswana

    This case study draws on research that investigated the financial sustainability of cities in the Southern African region. The research was undertaken by the South African Cities Network (SACN). The project was jointly sponsored by the Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility and the World Bank. The contribution by SACN of the material for this document is gratefully acknowledged. The learning material presents an outline of the many challenges of financial sustainability and effective service delivery facing Southern African cities.

  6. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2010
    South Africa

    This case study draws on research that investigated the perspectives and experiences of civil society organisations with regard to access to urban land by the poor. The research was conducted by Warren Smit, commissioned by Urban LandMark. An introduction to the case study is given below. On the back of this sheet some learning and reflection activities are provided. You can do these activities on your own or in groups, as appropriate for your learning session. Look carefully at these activities before you begin so you know what to look for while you are reading.

  7. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2013
    Angola

    This case study draws on research that investigated the extensive informal land market in Luanda, Angola. It examines how urban land is transacted and the mechanisms by which it is secured and regulated. The case study is based on research undertaken by

  8. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    Companies and investors increasingly recognize the risks associated with land conflicts and the importance of responsible land-based investments. Strong land rights help build sustainable supply chains and create a more stable, resilient, and productive environment for business. These efforts help companies obtain social license, or the confidence and trust that a business will behave in a legitimate, transparent, and socially acceptable way, within the communities where they operate.

  9. Library Resource
    Good Practice Guide to Indigenous Peoples and Mining
    Training Resources & Tools
    March, 2019
    Global

    This guide and its practical tools help companies:
    • Recognise and respect that Indigenous Peoples have distinct rights and interests
    • Understand that through law and/or custom, Indigenous People often have a special relationship to the land, territories and resources
    • Utilise forms of engagements that are sensitive to cultural characteristics eg governance structures, interaction and decision making

  10. Library Resource
    Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights
    Training Resources & Tools
    March, 2019
    Global

    This set of Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs) have been developed to help any company looking to ensure their operations are undertaken in a manner that safeguards respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. The tools, accompanied by easy-to-use, step-by-step guides help companies:
    • Reduce production delays
    • Maintain “Social License to Operate”
    • Gain access to financing
    • Lessen litigation risk
    • Maintain/enhance company reputation
    • Operate successfully in complex business environments

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