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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2020
    India

    This report titled Land in India: Issues and Debates is part of an initiative under the aegis of India Land & Development Conference (ILDC) which has a long-term objective of bringing out an annual Status of Land in India volume. This report is a modest beginning in that direction by drawing on the works of ILDC partners to present a quick over view of some of the key developments and debates in India’s land sector. The report brings together 11key issues which currently engage the minds of the policy makers and researchers in India.

  2. Library Resource
    Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019: Outcome Statement cover image
    Reports & Research
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2019
    Global

    In the face of the climate crisis and threats to food security, a safe water supply and biodiversity, GLF Bonn 2019 sought to hear the voices of Indigenous Peoples, local communities, women and youth – all of those with the greatest stake in confronting such global challenges. The forum did not avoid identifying hurdles, most of which stem from conflicting rights and interests, that hinder cooperation to rapidly secure the rights to a healthy life for present and future generations.

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     Indigenous Land Titling Guide
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    South America

    Ensuring the collective survival of indigenous peoples requires guaranteeing their rights and access to traditional lands. In Colombia, indigenous peoples’ struggle for ancestral land rights has been ongoing for more than four centuries, marked by collective mobilization and pressure before official entities.

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    Carolina dos Anjos de Borba

    posse tradicional versus propriedade da terra entre Brasil e Cabo Verde

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2013
    Africa, Cape Verde, South America, Brazil
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    Land Reform in South Africa

    What can we do to achieve sustainable pro-poor land reform in South Africa?

    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    South Africa

    This moderated online dialogue was facilitated by Phuhlisani NPC in association with the Land Portal. Phuhlisani NPC has drafted this report on the key issues surfaced through the dialogue. 

    Dialogue objectives
    The dialogue provided an online forum to explore different perspectives on the content of a pro-poor programme of land reform programme that can:

  6. Library Resource

    Activating partnerships for improved land tenure security

    Conference Papers & Reports
    July, 2018
    Global

    Land sector challenges are vast and complex. Insecure rights to land continues to affect more than 2 billion people living in urban and rural informality worldwide, with women, youth and indigenous people faring the worst. We need more strategic partnerships, at all levels, that drive innovative thinking and provide practical solutions to these tenure security challenges.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2014
    Myanmar

    ... The National Community Forestry Instruction (1995) provides communities the opportunity for 30 year licenses to manage state forests lands for natural forest protection, mixed agro-forestry and timber production systems. The Forestry Master Plan (2001) envisions around 920,000 ha to be handed to local Forest User Groups (FUGs) by 2030, about 1.36% of the total land area.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2015
    Myanmar

    ... This piece of community initiated action research reveals a number of lessons we can learn. The authors try to reflect the challenges of and opportunities for community based natural resources management in a seemingly forgotten Karen controlled area of southern Myanmar. The paper examines a number of case studies including the construction of a local water supply system, the establishment of fish conservation zones and community-driven forest conservation.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2012
    Myanmar

    ABSTRACT: Burma (Myanmar) is currently emerging from almost half a century of severe military dictatorship. In a country comprising over 50% forested landscapes, the status of forest governance and forest rights are central to the democratisation process.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2005
    South Africa

    Approaches to securing tenure have been dominated by debates about whether titling advances secure land tenure and development in developing countries or whether it is either ineffectual or detrimental to socially more relevant systems. While the policies of many developing countries, including South Africa, continue to support titling approaches to securing tenure, there is widespread confirmation in the literature that title can be problematic for poor people living in both urban and rural areas.

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