Includes Mozambique – war, land and poverty; land law, investors and peasants; land concessions – forests, agrofuels and other crops; are reckless land investment deals over? Traces the history of previous land concessions. A current intense debate on the proper balance between small and large-scale, foreign and domestic investment, food and other crops. Civil society and peasant organizations have successfully exposed many failures relating to recent land investments and are now working to register community lands.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Mozambique, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2016Africa
Focuses on Article 30 of the Rwanda 2013 Land Law, which prohibits sub-division. Finds that implementation of Article 30 has not prevented land subdivisions, but rather encouraged informal subdivisions and transfers. Recommends that the provision should be reviewed.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2002Africa
Contains rationale for the conference, attendance, key issues emerging for discussions, major outcomes, opportunities for LRNSA, the way forward – plan of action for CSOs.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 1999Rwanda, Africa
Short report covers the prelude to the workshop, the new land law, planning and objectives, key points made in the discussions, recommendations, developments after the workshop, and summaries of the papers.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Africa
A book containing 9 chapters covering Africa, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Nigeria.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2002Africa
Based on 2002 fieldwork in four rural communities in Manica Province. Divided into 5 sections: overview – main points; case studies and methodology; effects of the 1997 Land Law in rural communities; problems encountered during implementation; recommendations; conclusion. Includes suspicion of the legal system, effects of legal knowledge, greater awareness of rights, class inequalities, conflicts between political parties, corruption and ignorance of local officials, attitudes to investors.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Tanzania, Africa
Includes strategic plan for implementation of the land laws, implementation activities: setting up local land administrations and dispute mechanisms, lessons learned and challenges ahead.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2001Eswatini, Mozambique, Africa
Comparative study of Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, and Swaziland. Includes why land?, land ownership, its use for economic benefit/survival, the Fogao Africano/Emaseko as an analysis tool, land tenure in law and practice, land use and management, conclusions and recommendations.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2002Mozambique, Africa
An appendix from the IIED report above. Includes the role of NGOs, the national conference on land issues 1996, the anti-privatisation demonstration, the land campaign 1997-9, implementation issues.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2003Rwanda, Africa
An introduction, overview and historical section is followed by sections on Rwanda’s Land Policy and law, outlining main problems identified and policy objectives. Includes the nature of land rights, registration, consolidation, establishment of commissions, villagisation and urbanisation, key challenges for implementation, impact of AIDS, role of political representatives, civil society and NGOs, and sensitisation and consultation on the implementation of the Policy and the law.