La personne responsable du paiement de l'impôt pour chaque parcelle localement appelée le "samad" (mandataire),a été identifiée, et son nom enregistré au cadastre et au rôle d'imposition. Dès lors, par inférence, ce mandataire faisait aussi figure de propriétaire de la terre.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 1971Africa
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2017Africa
The Guidelines for the Development of Curricula on Land Governance in Africa support the implementation of the AU Declaration on land issues and Challenges in Africa, in particular the call for Member States to, “Build adequate human, financial, technical capacities to support land policy development and implementation”.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2012Africa
The principle goal of the LPI is “to assist member states in the implementation of the AU Declaration on land Issues and challenges in Africa, in accordance with the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa, in order to achieve socioeconomic development, peace and security, and environmental sustainability”.To facilitate the implementation of the AU Declaration of Land Issues and Challenges in Africa through: Advocating for the inclusion of land in the development agenda, strategies and programs of African tripartite organizations, Regional Economic Communities, African Member Sta
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 1985Democratic Republic of the Congo
Le Zaïre est un pays aux dimensions continentales qui regroupe des centaines de tribus. Il en résulte une diversité de langues et coutumes, mais aussi de systèmes juridiques. Pendant la période précoloniale, le Zaïre, comme la plupart des pays africains, était régi par le droit traditionnel qui se caractérisait essentiellement par une forme rigide du système patriarcal, sauf dans certaines tribus qui pratiquaient le matriarcat.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2011Africa
Africa’s development remains dependent on agriculture and exploitation of natural resources, yet agriculture and livestock production are largely carried out by smallholder farmers under increasing pressure of scarce land resources managed under unsecured customary land ownership. African governments are seeking to address tenure insecurities to promote sustainable rural and urban development, and to address inequalities in land ownership between different social groups.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2001Lesotho
Spatial data is crucial for sustainable land management and environmental protection; therefore the development of spatial data infrastructure (SDI) ensures accessibility of information for decision-making. Many national organizations have begun to recognize the need to justify the large public investments they receive by improving access and encouraging a broader use of the information in their custody.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 1993Africa
The aim of this report is not to raise and analyze the various constraints facing the development of river and lake basins but merely to assess the programme of our organizations set up over decades. Indeed, time available for drafting this report and the data available to us did not allow scrutinizing certain issues relating to the development of river and lake basins. This report made use of data contained in another report prepared in 1989 and supplemented by other data gathered in the process of drafting this report.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 1999Africa
This paper focuses on the environment and water resources in Africa. Africa is at a threshold of changes and faces challenges that will have a fundamental impact on the survival and prosperity of its people. These challenges are already manifesting themselves in many ways; the most significant of winch is the ability of
African states to ensure food security for a growing population on a sustained basis.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Africa, Western Africa
The report considers the critical issues providing the context for discussing land issues affecting West Africa as a region. These include the political, social and economic context, colonial legacy and legal plural systems, the operations of regional economic communities and other regional initiatives, impact of demography, migration and urbanization, conflicts and post-conflict issues, as well as shared resources and ecosystems.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Africa
This document focuses on the Side event COP21: Climate Research for Development in Africa (CR4D). CR4D is an African-led initiative supported by partnership and leadership of African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET), World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and Global Frame-work for Climate Services (GFCS). ACPC hosts CR4D Secretariat