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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2018
    Lesotho

    The government of Lesotho’s (GOL) land reform efforts, enacted in the Land Act 2010, principally seek to create an environment that is favourable to agricultural development and economic investment.3 For years, Lesotho has lacked efficient land markets in which foreign investors could participate. The limitations on foreign landholding by the 1979 Land Act have presented impediments to improving the commercial use of land.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Laos

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: This report explores the relationships between land tenure security and food security in Laos, with comparison to other developing countries. The purpose of the study is to better understand these linkages in order to recommend pathways for policies and projects to improve food insecurity by increasing rural poor people's access and tenure security to land.

  3. Library Resource
    Safeguarding Human Rights in Land Related Investments cover image

    Comparison of the Voluntary Guidelines Land with the IFC Performance Standards and the World Bank Environmental and Social Safeguard Framework

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of national Food Security (VGGt) represent a new international legal instrument, which was adopted unanimously in 2012 by the United nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS). the Guidelines are a soft law instrument that does not create new, legally binding obligations for states or responsibilities for private actors, but that applies existing governance standards, particularly for human rights, to the management of land.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Vietnam

    ABSTRACTED FROM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Land rights systems in Southeast Asia are in constant flux; they respond to various socioeconomic and political pressures and to changes in statutory and customary law. Over the last decade, Southeast Asia has become one of the hotspots of the global land grab phenomenon, accounting for about 30 percent of transnational land grabs globally. Land grabs by domestic urban elites, the military or government actors are also common in many Southeast Asian countries.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2017
    Africa, Kenya

    The last decade has witnessed a raft of political and legal reforms in Kenya and the efforts have paid dividends. Kenya is experiencing an unprecedented surge in foreign direct investments in varied infrastructure projects. In most cases the projects are situate in rural areas creating a buzz of excitement and igniting opportunities for poverty reduction initiatives directly or indirectly.

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    Reports & Research
    Brazil

    Esta tesis aborda los fundamentos teÃricos de la reforma agraria. Uno de los fundamentos importantes de la reforma agraria es la especial de la propriedad de latierra en el capitalismo. La naturaleza es fuente de riqueza, pero no es fuente de valor. Para que el capital pueda apropiarse de esa fuente de riqueza crea como el otro yo del capital, la renta de la tierra, que es la forma creada por el cpital en la agricultura para acumular y reproducirse.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    GASTELO ACUÑA, Raul Patrício. Monsieur le Capital e Madame la Terre: dos fundamentos teóricos às significações da reforma agrária. 2009. 224f. – Tese (Doutorado) – Universidade Federal do Ceará, Programa de Pós-graduação em Sociologia, Fortaleza (CE), 2009.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Colombia, Argentina

    La pregunta que guió este trabajo fue ¿Cuáles son los resultados de las entregas directas de tierras realizadas por el INCORA por medio de la expedición de la Ley 160 de 1994? A partir de esta pregunta, el objetivo fundamental que se trazó fue analizar dos entregas de tierras realizadas por el INCORA en el municipio de Córdoba, Quindío en el marco de la Ley 160 de 1994. Este análisis se hizo desde el punto de vista de diferentes visiones teóricas y de historia política, social y económica que se han tenido sobre el problema de la distribución de la propiedad rural en Colombia.

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    Framework for Costing and Financing Land Administration Services (CoFLAS) cover image
    Reports & Research
    September, 2018
    Global

    The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is committed to promoting pro-poor land policies, legislative processes, land administration systems and procedures. The Framework for Costing and Financing of Land Administration Services (CoFLAS) is a decision-support tool for land administration which provides a series of templates to identify the core needs and necessary investment for land reform processes. The outcome of a CoFLAS assessment is a series of reports that guide decision making related to land reform, identify the cost implications of decisions and support fit-for-purpose approaches.

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