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  1. Library Resource
    Videos
    September, 2017
    Liberia

    Anjali Nayar and Hawa Essuman profile the life of Liberian activist Silas Siakor, a tireless crusader against illegal logging and a symbol of resistance for a new generation.

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    National Policies
    January, 2017
    Ivory Coast

    La Déclaration de politique foncière rurale de la Côte d’Ivoire a pour vision «la sécurisation des droits des détenteurs coutumiers, des concessionnaires et des exploitants ». L’objectif général de la politique foncière rurale est d’assurer la sécurisation foncière rurale, en vue de la réduction de la pauvreté en milieu rural, du renforcement de la cohésion sociale et de la gestion durable des ressources naturelles.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    These Regulations of the Cabinet Secretary implement provisions of the Land Registration Act in respect of the organization and administration of land registries, the procedures for the registration of land, and related matters. The land register referred to under section 7 of the Act shall contain (a) the property section; (b) the proprietorship section; and (c) the encumbrance section. The Regulations set out the content of each section and also of the proprietorship section of a register that pertains to community land.

  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2017
    Niger

    Le Plan de Développement Économique et Social (PDES) 2017-2021 est un plan quinquennal de l’opérationnalisation de la Stratégie de Développement Durable et de Croissance Inclusive (SDDCI) Niger 2035 adoptée par le Gouvernement le 9 mai 2017. Son objectif est de contribuer à bâtir un pays pacifique, bien gouverné avec une économie émergente et durable, et une société fondée sur des valeurs d’équité et de partage des fruits du progrès. Spécifiquement, il vise à renforcer la résilience du système de développement économique et social.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    November, 2017
    Kenya

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Land Act, 2012, with respect to a variety of matters including administration of public land and private land, conversion of freehold or leasehold tenure, compulsory acquisition, settlement programmes, easements and analogous rights, and evictions from unlawfully occupied public land.The National Land Commission shall keep and maintain a data base of all public land and an inventory of land based natural resources.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2018
    Africa, Liberia

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) set out internationally-accepted principles and standards for responsible practices, providing a framework for governments, the private sector and civil society to use when developing policies and programmes for improving food security.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    Western Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ghana

    The focus in this paper is on two relatively large maize-based contract farming (CF) schemes with fixed input packages (Masara and Akate) and a number of smaller and more flexible CF schemes in a remote region in Ghana (Upper West). Results show that these schemes led to improved technology adoption and yield increases. In addition, a subset of maize farmers with high yield improvements due to CF participation had high gross margins. However, on average, yields were not high enough to compensate for higher input requirements and cost of capital.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    South Africa

    In South Africa, policies of separate development and restrictions placed on capital expenditure imposed on the lands occupied by the indigenous people during the colonial era prevented the state from implementing the cadastre in the communal areas of the country. The status quo persists to this day, which has resulted in a dual system that promoted investment in areas where private property rights were permitted, but relegated the traditional communities into poverty and disinvestment

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