Search results | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

Search results

Showing items 1 through 9 of 16.
  1. Library Resource
    WHH cover image
    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Sierra Leone

    Recording Land Ownership Claims and Land Use Rights information can strengthen land tenure rights, increase land productivity, and prevent future land disputes.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 1971
    Liberia

    La terre constitue la source principale de la vie. Par conséquent,

    la conservation et la répartition des ressources en terre sont des fonctions indispensables qui doivent être envisagées dans une juste perspective.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1985
    Nigeria

    Nigeria has a land area of 925,768 km2 or approximately 92,4 million ha., which places her as the 14th largest country in Africa. With a population estimated at 80 million, every inhabitant theoretically has only 1.15 ha of land available for meeting basic economic, industrial and social needs. Lying between latitudes 4°N and 12°N, on the west coast of Africa and with 680 km of coastline, land is not homogenous and is therefore not fully accessible ant! utilizable for any or all of these basic needs.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2017
    Cameroon, Africa, Western Africa

    In Cameroon, rangelands occupy about 20 % of surface area; provide critical habitat to many animal and

    plant species; offer many vital goods and services to society and are home to pastoralists, agropastoralists,

    crop farmers, fishermen and hunter-gatherers, who for centuries co-existed peacefully. In

    recent years this harmony is being threatened by changing land use patterns, poor land use planning and

    poor recognition of ownership rights. Despite efforts by state and non-state actors to improve pastoral

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, Kenya, Mali, Guatemala, Bolivia, Suriname, Malawi, Ethiopia, Thailand, Nigeria, Nepal, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Colombia, Cambodia, Paraguay, Vietnam, Ghana, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America

    Land Tenure Working Paper 15. This publication brings to light the existing linkages between land tenure and the realization of the right to food. It points out that responsible governance of land requires the adoption of human rights-based approach in order to develop coherent and long term solutions to improve people’s livelihoods. The document presents the legal implications of the right to food at national level and provides a series of examples on the implementation of human rights principles and obligations into land tenure systems, policies, and institutional frameworks.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Algeria, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mauritania, Chile, Germany, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, Malaysia, Uganda, Albania, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Tajikistan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America

    Documento de trabajo sobre la tenencia de la tierra 19. Este documento se enmarca dentro de la consulta global de las Directrices Voluntarias y su proceso de desarrollo y es una aportación para la preparación posterior de la Guía Técnica de Género. En él se contextualiza y se define el concepto de género en las Directrices Voluntarias, se trata el significado de gobernanza de tenencia desde la perspectiva de género y se identifican y analizan los temas y aspectos claves.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Jordan, Burkina Faso, Namibia, Netherlands, Romania, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    FAO and its development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, the private sector, civil society, academia, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure. By setting out principles and internationally accepted standards for responsible practice and associated technical guidance, the Voluntary Guidelines will provide a framework and point of reference that stakeholders can use when developing their own policies and actions.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Algeria, Qatar, Egypt, Mauritania, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen, Libya, Oman, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Lebanon, Sudan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Asia, Africa, Global

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and several development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, academic and research institutions, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Algeria, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mauritania, Chile, Germany, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, Malaysia, Uganda, Albania, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Tajikistan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Europe, Africa, Asia, Northern America

    Land Tenure Working Paper 19. The present paper is written as part of the overall Voluntary Guidelines consultation and development process and is a contribution to the subsequent preparation of the Gender Technical Guide. It contextualises and defines gender for the Voluntary Guidelines, discusses what governance of tenure means from a gender perspective and identifies and analyses key issues and themes. It then summarises recommendations relevant to gender before drawing some conclusions for the development process of the Voluntary Guidelines.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Rwanda, Burundi, Samoa, Germany, Namibia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Panama, Kenya, Jordan, Liberia, Libya, Uganda, Somalia, Tanzania, Sudan, Romania, Brazil, Africa

    The Eastern and Anglophone Western Africa Regional Assessment meeting was organized by a task force consisting of FAO, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Land Policy Initiative, the United Nations World Food Programme, United Nations Development Programme, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme officials in Ethiopia.

Land Library Search

Through our robust search engine, you can search for any item of the over 50,000 highly curated resources in the Land Library. 

If you would like to find an overview of what is possible, feel free to peruse the Search Guide


Share this page