The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands andhas provisions for management and administration of the land by the communities themselves. However, implementation of the act has been slower than anticipated. This is despite the current heightened investment interests in community lands for mega development projects.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2019Kenya
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2004Uganda, Africa
The Communal Land Associations in Community Forests of Budongo Sub-county are the first pilots in Uganda, and are still in the process of formation. Given that this is a new method for group tenure interests in resource management, the process should be dynamic and invite close analysis for improvement.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2009Rwanda
Land rights and the forest peoples of Africa - Historical, legal and anthropological perspectives
A series of five country studies, plus a broad overview, examining indigenous peoples' land rights in the forested countries of Africa.
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