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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Kenya

    Land in most Kenyan societies is the most important of the natural resources, representing
    the foundation of much of the country's economic activity. For most individual Kenyans,
    the purchase of a parcel of land represents the largest financial and legal transaction of their
    lifetime. Hence the buying, selling, and refinancing of land is a significant component of the
    Kenyan economy. Therefore the. ability to firmly and quickly establish ownership and to
    allow secure and effective transfers is essential to the economic competitiveness of Kenya in

  2. Library Resource
    CDE

    Exploração dos Recursos Florestais em Cabo Delgado Relatório do trabalho de campo em Namiune, Nkonga e 5º Congresso

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique
    O objecto deste relatório são os utilizadores dos produtos florestais e os efeitos da conjugação
    das suas estratégias e actividades extractivas na sustentabilidade dos recursos naturais e no
    desenvolvimento sustentável da região. O objectivo é contribuir para a compreensão dos
    efeitos da utilização da floresta pelos diversos utilizadores na sustentabilidade do recurso. O
    estudo analisa o papel desempenhado pelos Comités dos Recursos Naturais (CRN) na
    exploração da floresta.
     
  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2010
    Kenya

    The National Climate Change Response Strategy (NCCRS), also referred to as the ‘Strategy’, is the culmination of a year-long process to develop a comprehensive and concerted suite of strategies to respond to the challenges climate change is posing to Kenya’s socioeconomic development. The NCCRS is a significant step in the recognition that climate change is a threat to national development. It has presented evidence on climate change and associated impacts.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Kenya

    Kenya has been implementing an active environmental management programme including education and public awareness. Most Kenyans are therefore aware of the link between environmental management and human well-being. They know that environmental degradation exacerbates poverty and undermines economic progress. Of course, there are still those who lack appreciation of the ecosystem services that are central to our wellbeing but these are a minority.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Tanzania, Africa

    Includes strategic plan for implementation of the land laws, implementation activities: setting up local land administrations and dispute mechanisms, lessons learned and challenges ahead.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2010
    Zimbabwe, Africa

    The results of a small grants competition aimed at generating insights into land reform based on original and recent field research by young Zimbabwean scholars. 15 grants were awarded and the results are to be found in these Working Papers.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2010
    Kenya, Africa

    Covers what is ‘land’ and what ‘property’ in the proposed Constitution?; where is land covered; common questions…with some answers; what does the proposed Constitution actually say and not say about land?; so what is the verdict? Concludes that it opens the door to significant reforms and failure to perform could be a matter of challenge in the courts. Ordinary Kenyans will need to hold the State to account in devising appropriate legislation and programmes swiftly and with the maximum of public participation.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2010
    Mozambique, Africa

    Contains topic and rationale, research methods, socio-economic context and biofuels initiatives, policy and legal framework for biofuels production, reconciling competing resource uses, community consultations and community-investor partnerships. Concludes that the design and implementation of policy tools is riddled with difficulties. The inability to enforce progressive legislation results in threats to community rights. The effectiveness of community consultations is questionable, as is the claim that biofuels can be commercially grown on marginal land.

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