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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2013
    Kenya

    Land conflicts are increasingly becoming common in Kenya's major urban areas and are blamed by scholars and
    politicians alike on colonial planning and rule, which ended more than 40 years ago. The regulations on land use
    I planning and public land allocation processes are also seen to have exacerbated the problems with the prevailing
    institutional arrangements further providing the impetus for unequal access to the 'land resource. Corruption and

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Kenya

    The Constitution of Kenya 2010 recognizes the principle of promoting alternative forms of dispute resolution including reconciliation, mediation, arbitration and traditional dispute resolution mechanisms by courts and tribunals when exercising judicial authority.1 While this provision is not specific on the kind of disputes and conflicts to be submitted to alternative forms of dispute resolution, there are other provisions that contemplate such disputes or conflicts as including community land conflicts.

  3. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 6

    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2019
    Nicaragua, Guatemala

    Smallholders worldwide continue to experience processes of displacement from their lands under neoliberal political-economic governance. This displacement is often experienced as “slow”, driven by decades of agricultural policies and land governance regimes that favor input-intensive agricultural and natural resource extraction and export projects at the expense of traditional agrarian practices, markets, and producers. Smallholders struggle to remain viable in the face of these forces, yet they often experience hunger.

  4. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 6

    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2019
    Global

    Civil war and violence often force large numbers of people to leave their lands. Multiple waves of displacement and (partial) return generate complex overlapping claims that are not easily solved. As people return to their regions of origin—sometimes after decades—they tend to find their land occupied by other settlers, some of whom hold legal entitlements. In the places of arrival, displaced people affect other people’s access as they seek to turn their temporary entitlements into more definite claims.

  5. 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.

  6. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    February, 2019
    United States of America

    This paper examines two periods of renewal in Washington, DC, USA’s southwest quadrant and their relationship with displacement. The paper situates this discussion within both the local historical continuum and globally-recognized paradigms, such as “the right to the city”. This article primarily serves as an overview of urban planning consequences in Southwest Washington DC based on extant academic literature and policy briefs.

  7. Library Resource

    Arriesgando la vida por la paz

    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Colombia

    En Colombia, las mujeres que defiendensus tierras, su cultura y el medioambiente están siendo amenazadas, hostigadas y, en ocasiones,

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