Includes cultural contextualization on the use of land in Madagascar; legal framework: what rights’ protection for Malagasy peasants in the framework of land grabbing and the growing commercial pressure on land?; land, one resource, many drivers – energy, mining, forestry, pharmaceutical industry, tourism. Brings out the voices and testimonies of those directly involved including local communities who are victims of these land grabs in 5 regions – Ihorombe, Sofia, Alaotra Mangoro, Analanjirofo and Itasy and on the island of Nosy Be in the Diana region.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2013Madagascar, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchTraining Resources & ToolsMarch, 2010Madagascar, Africa
A well-functioning land administration and management system is crucial for Madagascar's economic and social future. Land is implicated in Madagascar's ongoing economic development and social transformation in many important ways, as key a factor in its quest for economic growth, urbanization, transparent decision-making on land-related foreign investments, environment protection, vibrant and sustainable rural communities, political stability, and social cohesion.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Madagascar
This report is one of the 28 being published as a part of the global study. The full list of studies, and information on other initiatives by ILC relating to Commercial Pressures on Land you can find here.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010Madagascar
Land appropriation in developing countries has boosted interest in land policy. Issue 4 of Perspective sheds light on the issue, by analysing the novel policy of decentralized land management adopted in Madagascar.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2008Madagascar
This report for GTZ, published in May 2008, analyses the potentials and risks of Jatropha plantation. With regards to land issues, it highlights the risks of land degradation and intransparent investment and lists a number of large-scale investors. The study also gives an outlook on the potential for small-scale farmers.
Published by www.jatropha.de
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2009Madagascar
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