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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2021
    Africa, Burundi

    With the end of the civil war in Burundi, the government began a transitional justice process to consolidate peace and deal with the legacies of past violations. Part of the transitional justice work in the country has been restitution of land and other property – a process that has provoked further violence and, to some extent, threatened national unity. Political elites have hijacked the land restitution process in a way that has shaped land conflicts on the ground and affected national politics.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2021
    Timor-Leste

    This article discusses the inherent limitations of law in transitional justice processes regarding land grievances. Through analysis of the case of Timor-Leste (East Timor), a country marked by post-colonialism, post-authoritarianism, and post-conflict. The article shows how complex transitional justice regarding land grievances can be, and argues that a legalist perspective gives a limited view of these grievances, both for studying and finding solutions to them. The article employs the concept of ‘wicked problems’ to overcome the limitations of law.

  3. Library Resource

    A novel framework with an application to Rwanda’s organic land law 2005

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda

    Land laws provide a legal basis for addressing a country’s land-related strategies and are the central land policy instruments through which governments realise land policy objectives. Considering their vital role, it is imperative that land laws be evaluated to ensure that policy objectives are followed and that the laws are not ineffective or counterproductive. The extant literature, however, provides only a fragmentary basis for evaluation.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2021
    Africa

    Il y a un an, en novembre 2020, l’Organisation panafricaine des agriculteurs (PAFO) et le COLEACP ont lancé la Série Innovations pour présenter les innovations ainsi que les succès de petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) africaines dirigées par des agriculteurs.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2021
    Cameroon

    The Cameroonian government’s decision to reform the land legal framework is an opportunity to provide real protection for rural land tenure rights, in a context where major investments and projects are increasing tenure insecurity across the country. Responding to an invitation from the administration to help design this new framework, civil society stakeholders have issued multiple proposals over the years on the topics they think should be included in the new land law. The LandCam project has documented, analysed and consolidated these proposals.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2021
    India

    Measuring gender inequality in land ownership is essential for assessing progress in women’s economic empowerment, tracing the impact of progressive laws on actual practice, and monitoring SDG 5 on gender equality. To effectively assess inter-gender (male-female) gaps in land ownership, however, requires multiple measures. We also need to know which women are more likely to own land by tracing intra-gender differences. To date, no study on India has provided a full range of measures on inter-gender inequality in land ownership or focused on intra-gender variations.

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    Boosting local capacity to manage land conflict and protect customary rights

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2021
    Mali

    This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Mali. This project is implemented by SNV, KIT, Université des Sciences Juridiques et Politiques de Bamako and Coordination Nationale des Organisations Paysannes, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

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    Land reform based on rapid evolutions and present crisis

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2021
    Chad

    This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Chad. This project is implemented by Kadaster International and Oxfam Novib, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

  9. Library Resource
    Strengthening Accountability for Responsible Land Governance: Linking Governance of Tenure to Human
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2021
    Africa

    In a new paper, written with a colleague from the Danish Institute for Human Rights, TMG researchers Anna Kramer and Frederike Klümper, and TMG Managing Director Alexander Müller, make a case for adopting human rights-based monitoring approaches that strengthen the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests (VGGT), and ultimately support responsible land governance.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2017
    Burkina Faso

    Burkina Faso is working hard to emerge from the large-scale political and social upheaval that characterized the 18 months following the popular uprising that resulted in the resignation of President Blaise Compaoré in October 2014. In view of the presidential and legislative elections held in November 2015, and the largely successful municipal elections in May 2016, the country appears to have reached a positive turning point, although governing institutions remain in transition and fragile.

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