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.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMay, 2019Rwanda
Library ResourceVideosJanuary, 2019Burundi, 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).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2014Global, 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.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsFebruary, 1998Rwanda
Looks at property rights and returnees, the situation of women in relation to property rights, consequences of women’s lack of access to land, initiatives taken by national authorities to improve women’s property rights, and initiatives taken by UNHCR.
Library ResourceLegislationRwanda, Eastern Africa, Africa
La présente loi comprend 74 articles repartis en 7 chapitres,notamment les dispositions générales(I); la catégorisation des terres(II); administration et gestion des terres(III); droits et obligations fonciers (IV); prescription(V); sanctions pénales, mesures et sanctions administratives (VI); dispositions diverses,transitoires et finales(VII).Elle détermine les modalités d’allocation, d’acquisition,d’usage et de gestion des terres au Rwanda.Elle établit également les principes applicables aux droits reconnus sur l’ensemble des terres situées sur le territoire du Rwanda, ainsi que tous les
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