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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2004
    Zambia, Africa

    A series of submissions by the Zambia Land Alliance on these topics: land as a right; women’s rights to land; vestment and administration of land; conversion of customary land to leasehold tenure; land and the environment; land information; mode of adoption of the Constitution.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Africa

    The Netherlands Land Academy (LANDac), the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, CIFOR and Shared Value Foundation (SVF) jointly set out in 2017 to design and implement 3 multi-stakeholder Learning Platforms around investment hubs in Mozambique (the Beira Corridor), Tanzania (Kilombero Valley) and Uganda (the Jinja-Kampala Corridor). Land-based investments have shown that deals often lead to conflicts between investors and local populations, which negatively effects local livelihoods and food security.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2010
    Africa

    Includes why has it taken so long to issue leaseholds?; the Land Acquisition and Development Fund; can a leasehold be used as collateral?; the Post Settlement Support Fund and who will benefit from it?; do commercial banks recognise the leasehold agreement?; can a leasehold be inherited?; no option to purchase leased land anymore; land use; the way forward.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2010
    Namibia, Africa

    The Namibian part of a 3-country project which also covered Zimbabwe and . Includes land reform and poverty: national policy context; regional contexts: Hardap and Omakeke; Affirmative Action Loan Scheme; Farm Unit Resettlement Scheme; group settlement schemes; rethinking viability: reflecting on the research findings; policy implications.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 1998
    Africa

    First newsletter from ZERO-Regional Environment Organisation, which has embarked on a 5 year research and advocacy programme on land in Southern Africa. Provides details of the programme and of ZERO’s regional activities.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2005
    Africa

    Examines the jurisdiction of the Lands Tribunal, its operations, composition, funding and secretariat. Urges the Government to finalise its draft Land Policy and revise the 1995 Lands Act. Recommends that the Lands Tribunal be decentralised to be accessible to poor women and men, that it publicise its work more and that its capacity and resources be increased. There is also a need to strengthen traditional structures and appeal mechanisms to provide a balance to the power of chiefs.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Africa

    Examines options for strengthening women’s participatory rights in the face of increasing commercial pressures on land in 3 countries: Mozambique, Tanzania, and the Philippines. Focuses on how regulatory reform – reforms in the rules, regulations, guidelines, and procedures that implement national land acquisition and investment laws – can promote gender equity and allow women to realize the rights afforded by national legal frameworks and international standards.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2010
    Africa

    Covers poverty reduction, the National Resettlement Programme models – group farming and small-scale commercial farming, economic sustainability of small-scale commercial faming, the way forward.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2014
    Africa

    Includes good for corporations, bad for producers; the push for corporate food systems in Africa; the UK’s role; towards food sovereignty; recommendations for the UK government. Concludes that the expansion of corporate control over African food and agriculture, under the guise of tackling hunger, is taking power and resources away from African producers and will further impoverish the continent’s people. The UK and other governments must end their support for initiatives which assist this corporate takeover.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2018
    Kenya, Africa

    Kenya Land Alliance (KLA) disaggregated and analysed 1,000,099 out of about 3,200,000 title deeds issued by the Government of Kenya from 2013-17. The booklet reveals that women only got 103,043 titles representing 10.3%, while men got 865,095 titles representing 86.5% of the total. The data sampled shows that out of 10,129,704 hectares of land titled between 2013-17 women got 163,253 hectares representing a paltry 1.62%, while men got 9,903,304 hectares representing 97.76%.

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