Defenders of Indigenous land in Malaysia are targeted, singled out and face opposition from state authorities and private individuals when they speak up. These abuses have further disenfranchised Indigenous communities in Malaysia, marginalising them socially and harming them economically. The report examines the struggles human rights defenders of Indigenous peoples have endured as they have sought to claim their right to Indigenous lands, and the steps that should be taken by the government to ensure that they are given the protection they deserve.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2018Malaysia
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2017Benin
La présente loi supprime les dispositions des articles 16, 501 de la loi n° 2013-01 du 14 août 2013 portant code foncier et domanial en République du Benin.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2012Tanzania
These Regulations make provision for the declaration, administration and management of wildlife management areas and the establishment of Community Based Organizations for such administration and management. They also provide for non-consumptive and consumptive utilisation of resources of wildlife management areas, the resolution of disputes and management of conflicts in such areas and define offences.Any village intending to designate an area as a Wildlife Management Area shall first establish a Community Based Organization in the manner prescribed under the Trustees’ Incorporation Act.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2005Kenya, Africa
This summary of the Report of the Ndungu Commission on Illegal and Irregular Allocation of Public Land provides an insight into a critical recent episode in the struggles over land and graft in Kenya. Includes land and demography in Kenya; the law relating to the allocation of land; the Commission’s findings – (1) urban, state and ministries’ land, (2) settlement schemes and trust lands, (3) forest lands, national parks, wetlands, riparian resources and protected areas; the Commission’s recommendations; commentary.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2016Brazil
Os assentamentos de reforma agrária têm assumido um papel de destaque em relação ao desmatamento da Amazônia nos últimos cinco anos. Atualmente cerca de 8% do território dos estados amazônicos (41,8 milhões de hectares) encontra-se destinado aos 3.589 assentamentos de reforma agrária.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesKenya, Eastern Africa, Africa
This National Land Policy will guide the country towards efficient, sustainable and equitable use of land for prosperity and posterity. The Mission of the Policy aims at: promoting positive land reforms for the improvement of the livelihoods of Kenyans through the establishment of accountable and transparent laws, institutions and systems dealing with land (sec. 1.3). The overall objective of the National Land Policy is to secure rights over land and provide for sustainable growth, investment and the reduction of poverty in line with the Government’s overall development objectives.
Library ResourceRegulationsEthiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
This Regulation implements provisions of the Proclamation of The Southern Nations, Nationalities And Peoples Regional State on rural land rights and use. It applies to all types of rural land and lands used for agricultural purposes in urban territory.
Library ResourceLegislationRussia, Tajikistan, Asia, Central Asia
The Land Code makes provision for the regulation of "land relations" and its purpose is to secure rational use and protection of land, the protection of the environment, and "the equal development of all forms of economic activity in Tajikistan" (Preamble). Other laws regulating land relations may be enacted on the basis of this Code.Land is declared to be in exclusive ownership if the State in article 2.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2017Brazil
Referência: Processo FUNAI/BSB nº 08620.001743/2006- 13. Terra Indígena: Pindoty/Araçá-Mirim. Municípios: Cananéia, Iguape e Pariquera-Açu. Estado: São Paulo. Superfície aproximada: 1.030 ha. Perímetro aproximado: 18 km. Povo Indígena: Guarani Mbya. Família Linguística: Tupi-Guarani. População: 84 pessoas (2012). Identificação e Delimitação: Grupo Técnico constituído pela Portaria Funai n°1564/PRES, de 19/10/2010 e complementada pelas Portarias nº 925/PRES, de 16/06/2011; nº 985/PRES, de 03/08/2012; e nº 962/PRES, de 05/10/2015.
Library ResourceLegislationBenin, Africa, Western Africa
Le présent code comprend 543 articles répartis en 10 titres, à savoir: Dispositions générales (Titre I); De la propriété (Titre II); De la protection et de la reconnaissance administrative du droit de propriété (Titre III); Des atteintes au droit de propriété (Titre IV); Du domaine immobilier de l’Etat et des collectivités territoriales (Titre V); Des dispositions relatives aux terres rurales et coutumières (Titre VI); De la preuve et du contentieux foncier (Titre VII); Du cadre institutionnel de gestion du domaine et du foncier (Titre VIII); Des infractions et des sanctions (Titre IX); Des
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