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Library ResourceJanuary, 1999Zimbabwe, Sub-Saharan Africa
Library ResourceJanuary, 2000Eritrea, Sub-Saharan Africa
Describes the main features of the new Eritrean land law and its operative assumption that the legislation is meant to extend state control over land.The legal devices employed by the law are widely used in sub-Saharan Africa (and were largely inspired by colonial policies). The State of Eritrea frequently asserts that its recent independence gives it the opportunity to learn from other developing countries' mistakes and to avoid them.The basic patterns of the new land law, however, are common to the rest of Africa, notwithstanding the evident poor results.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2000Kenya, Zambia, Lesotho, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Botswana, Eswatini, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa
Examines the relationship of people’s rights in land to the manner in which they may be involved in the management of forests in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho and to a lesser degree Botswana and Swaziland.Includes examination of property relations, state power, land reform, recognition of customary rights, the changing nature of tenure, and the impact of new land law on community forest rights.
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