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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2017
    South America, Peru

    Esta hoja informativa presenta los resultados de un estudio realizado entre diciembre de 2016 y marzo de 2017 por el Instituto del Bien Común (IBC) sobre los obstáculos de la titulación de tierras de las comunidades nativas en la región de Ucayali. El estudio se elaboró en coordinación con la Dirección Regional de Agricultura de Ucayali (DRAU) y las organizaciones regionales indígenas, con el apoyo de la cooperación alemana para el desarrollo, ejecutada por la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, a través del proyecto ProTierras Comunales.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    February, 2017
    Colombia

    La presente Acuerdo adopta los criterios generales de adquisición directa de bienes para el Fondo de la Unidad Administrativa Especial de Gestión de Tierras Despojadas, que servirá como instrumento para el cumplimiento de órdenes judiciales relacionadas con compensación a víctimas cuyos bienes son imposibles de restituir y atención a los segundos ocupantes resultantes de los procesos de restitución. Con el fin de materializar la adquisición directa de inmuebles por parte de la Unidad, se definirá internamente un procedimiento que permita adelantar la compra directa de predios.

  3. Library Resource
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    Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation

    Reports & Research
    March, 2017
    Africa, Zambia

    Despite extensive research into rural development in sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about structural transformation1 in rural areas on the continent. Zambia was chosen as one of three case study countries2 in order to identify and to analyse rural transformation processes and their main influencing forces aiming at defining strategies and measures to influence such processes towards social inclusiveness and environmental sustainability until 2030.
    Zambia shows a persisting copper-dependent mono-structure with selective transformation processes

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Kenya

    Kenya’s Vision 2030 aims at transforming the country into a newly industrialized middle income country

    and infrastructural development is high on the agenda to achieve this. Competing land uses and existing

    interests in land make the use of eminent domain by government in acquiring land inevitable. However

    most of the land earmarked for compulsory acquisition comprises of un- registered land whose interests

    are not formally documented. Kenya has progressive statutes that provide for compensation of land that is

  5. Library Resource
    Cover photo
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2017
    Tanzania

    Administration of land in Tanzania is more decentralized from the president to the village level. The law gives power to village councils and village assemblies to administer village land. The District authorities are given advisory and supervisory mandates over villages and represent the commissioner who takes overall administrative powers.  Despite decentralization, institutions responsible for land administration, land have continued to be cause of many conflicts for years.  Conflicts have been escalating and lead loss of lives and property.

  6. Library Resource
    Tenure and Investment in Africa cover image
    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    Africa, Kenya, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Mali, Senegal

    This synthesis of our findings from an investigation of tenure risk in East, West, and Southern Africa, shows that a majority of tenure disputes are caused by the displacement of local peoples, indicating that companies and investors are not doing enough to understand competing claims to the land they acquire or lease. This failure in diligence is particularly noteworthy given that a majority of the disputes analyzed had materially significant impacts: indeed, a higher proportion of projects in Africa are financially impacted by tenure dispute than any other region in the world. 

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