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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2015
    Ethiopia

    Over the past six years, the Oakland Institute has been at the forefront of exposing the social, economic, and environmental impacts of foreign land grabs in Ethiopia.

  2. Library Resource
    Thematic Case Study 3

    Lessons from responsible land investment pilots in sub-Saharan Africa, Case Study 3

    Reports & Research
    March, 2020
    Malawi, Mozambique, Western Africa, Ghana, Sierra Leone

    This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.

  3. Library Resource
    Thematic Case Study 2: Approaches to land rights documentation and mapping to protect local people’s land rights in agricultural investment contexts

    Lessons from responsible land investment pilots in sub-Saharan Africa, Case Study 2

    Reports & Research
    March, 2020
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Sierra Leone

    This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These pilots sought to test how private companies could collaborate with civil society organisations and other stakeholders to implement responsible agribusiness investments that recognise and respect community land rights, and to develop innovative tools and approaches that could be adopted and implemented at greater scale.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2003
    Armenia, Azerbaijan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia

    The year 2002 marked ICARDA's 25th anniversary, and coincided with several honors and awards for the center's excellence in research. Research on developing high-yielding kabuli chickpea varieties that thrive in cool, wet winter conditions earned the 2002 King Baudouin Award of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), jointly with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), which focuses on desi chickpea.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1999
    Kenya

    This study examined the socio-economic consequences of land registration In
    Tongaren Division, Bungoma District. It was designed to assess how land registration has
    impacted on food security, income, gender parity in the ownership of land and, on
    kinship ties and social relations. The study was hinged on the premise that land tenure
    reform program in Tongaren division has not lived up to its promises. It was justified to
    carry out this study on the grounds that land is the matrix of life of many people in this

  6. Library Resource

    A case study of the land rent section of the Department of Lands, Ministry of Lands and Settlement, Nairobi Kenya

    Reports & Research
    October, 2003
    Kenya

    This project thesis presents a conceptual framework for a land information system that
    would result in increased revenue collection from the land rent section of the Department
    of Lands, Ministry of Lands and Settlement. It point out the need for a comprehensive
    database containing both physical and socio-economic data supported by powerful
    analytical capabilities as the basis for effective decision making on land rent for tax
    revenue collection.
    The Government has admittedly a lot of untapped revenue in the form of unrevised land

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Kenya

    This study conducts an academic and practical surgery of the problem of land rights
    administration in the pre-colonial, colonial, independent and modern Kenya. At the core of the
    statement of the problem of the study lie issues of land tenure and sanctity of land titles in
    Kenya. Amazingly, the issues that form the nuclei of the “Land Question” in Kenya are closely
    intertwined with the socio-economic and political climate prevailing in the country. Hence, the
    study confronts the problem from the policy, legal-constitutional and institutional dimensions.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Kenya

    This research paper evaluates land tenure and land registration process in Maua
    Location of Meru North district of Kenya. It comes at a time when Kenyans are
    pressurizing the government increasingly to issue title deeds not only at the Coast
    province but also all over the country (GoK -Ministry of Lands). Maua Location is of
    concern owing to the fact that the land registration process has been on going since
    1966. This is a long time (43 years) for the land registration process not to have been

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Kenya

    The history of land policies from the time of colonial administrators to the time of development planners and reform programmes (resettlement schemes, adjudication and demarcation for registration purposes) underscores the history of most Kenyan citizens losing their rights and access to land and its commitant benefits.

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