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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    March, 2015
    Uganda

    The Uganda National Land Policy (NLP) Implementation Action Plan is a deliberate resolution by the Government of Uganda to address major challenges that have hindered the implementation of land reforms, thereby impeding the optimal utilisation of land for socio-economic development and transformation. Although successive post-independence governments have made numerous efforts to streamline land governance and reconfigure the role of land in national development, the majority of these efforts have failed to address underlying issues and have thus remained unimplemented to date.

  2. Library Resource
    World Bank
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2009
    Global

    This article examines the evolution of policy recommendations concerning rural land issues since the formulation of the World Bank’s “Land Reform Policy Paper” in 1975. That paper set out three guiding principles: the desirability of owner-operated family farms; the need for markets to permit land to be transferred to more productive users; and the importance of an egalitarian asset distribution.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    February, 1952
    India

    An Act to provide for the abolition of all the rights, title and interest in land of intermediaries by whatever name known, including the mortgagees and lessees of such interest, between the raiyat and the State of Odisha, for vesting in the said State of the said right, title and interest and to make provision for other matter connected therewith.

  4. Library Resource
    Land Draft Policy
    Legislation & Policies
    October, 2006
    Zambia

    Land is the most fundamental resource in any society because it is the basis of human survival. Land is the space upon which all human activities take place and provides continued existence of all life forms and minerals.

  5. Library Resource
    Cover photo
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2012
    Tanzania

    A comprehensive legal analysis highlighting  gaps and recommendations in the four selected land related legislations in Tanzania. 

  6. Library Resource

    Land Act

    Legislation
    National Policies
    June, 2007
    Southern Asia, Bhutan

    Preamble of Land Act: "Whereas, legislative reforms initiated from the Golden Throne have resulted in enactment and amendment of many laws for the benefit of the people of Bhutan, the Land Act of Bhutan shall stand testimony to the continued commitment and diligence of the Druk Gyalpo in his pursuit to promote the well-being of the Bhutanese people.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Global

    [via FAO] This technical guide aims to assist implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines by providing guidance that supports the Guidelines' principle of gender equality in tenure governance. The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men. It moves away from long-standing debates about gender equality in access to land, towards the mainstreaming of gender issues to achieve more gender-equitable participation in the processes and institutions that underlie all decision-making about land.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2008
    Global

    [September 2008]


    Within this report, the FAO outlines its efforts to reinforce local institutions and promote policies and legislation that aim for fairer access for both women and men to natural resources (particularly land, water, fishing and forestry) and to the relevant economic and social resources.


    It goes on to approach the reasons why land tenure should be taken into account in project design, highlighting ecological issues, questions of gender, conflict and migrations, and the relationships between them.

  9. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2012
    Asia

    See attached the 10 points of the agreement signed around land rights between Ekta Parishad and the Indian Government.

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