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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 7

    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2020
    Central African Republic, Rwanda

    In many cities and urban areas in Africa, land acquisition for urban redevelopment, land readjustment, and resettlement of affected urban residents are currently framed as innovative approaches to eradicating informal settlements, improving the living environments, and supporting the implementation of newly adopted city Master Plans. Nevertheless, it is not yet known how the responses of institutions and affected people shape these processes.

  2. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 4

    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2019
    Rwanda

    In conflict situations, many people are displaced because of hostility and arms in the area. Displaced people are forced to leave behind their properties, and this in turn interrupts the relationship between people and their land. The emergency period in particular has been identified as a weak point in the humanitarian response to land issues in post-conflict situations.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 2016
    Rwanda

    La présente loi détermine l’organisation, ressort, compétence et fonctionnement du Comité d’Abunzi. Le Comité d’Abunzi est un organe chargé de régler les différends survenus entre les parties sur la base de la tradition rwandaise. Organe de conciliation qui règle les petits conflits de villages, le comité d’Abunzi est compétent pour connaître d’un litige impliquant une propriété foncière située dans des ressorts différents.

  4. Library Resource
    Making Land Rights Work: ZOA Land Rights Guidelines Video cover image
    Videos
    January, 2019
    Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Teaser for ZOA's new land rights guidelines developed with input from many of our peers and partners, based on the work done by many others in the field and supported by the Knowledge Management Fund (KMF).

     

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    Making Land Rights Work: ZOA Land Rights Guidelines cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2019
    Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Secure access to land and secure use of land, for housing-, agricultural- and other purposes is one of the cornerstones of making sustainable, positive development possible. As ZOA provides relief, hope and recovery to people impacted by conflicts and disasters, addressing land rights issues will need to be a permanent point of attention in our work.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    Rwanda, Africa

    Research sought to evaluate the determinants of urban land markets, to analyse trends in urban land markets and values, and to assess impacts of urban land prices and policies. Concludes that if current land policies are not reformed there is a risk of increased negative impacts on the poor and more low-income people will be exposed to displacement to areas away from the urban centres which could cause social instability and an increase of informal settlements in suburbs.

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    Reports & Research
    November, 2004
    Angola, Rwanda, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa

    Presentation of 5 brief case studies of what Oxfam actually did with regards land in post-conflict situations in Africa, in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Rwanda and Angola, concluding with the common themes, conclusions and lessons that emerged from the case studies. Also includes a critique of the role of USAID.

  8. Library Resource
    How to deal with people in post displacement - reintegration: the welcoming capacity approach cover image
    Reports & Research
    March, 2014
    Global, Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia

    In conflict situations, peace settlements and cease-fire agreements may often, end violent conflicts, but do not prevent renewed violence or guarantee a permanent end to conflicts.5 According to the World Bank, chances that renewed conflicts will erupt are high and even higher when control over natural resources is at stake.6 In the past two decades alone, Africa has experienced violent conflicts with successive cease-fire agreements and peaceful settlements, which have often been followed by outbreaks of new conflicts.

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