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  1. Library Resource
    Bulletin #14 cover
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2019
    Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania

    This bulletin focuses on land tenure regularisation (LTR), with articles from practitioners to accompany the new LEGEND report Securing land rights at scale: eight lessons and guiding principles on land tenure regularisation.

     

    The Land Policy Bulletins are produced by the Core Land Support Team (CLST) for DFID's programme on responsible investment - Land: Enhancing Governance for Economic Development (LEGEND).

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2019
    Global

    There is little international consensus around what inclusiveness means in agribusiness and how to promote it in practice. Nor is there consensus on the land governance implications of inclusive business. Insofar as promoting more inclusive business requires collaboration among diverse stakeholders, this lack of consensus can undermine efforts to constructively explore options for both policy and practice.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2018
    Global

    This bulletin highlights the breadth of DFID's current portfolio on land and prompts important questions about DFID’s work on land governance in the years to come.

    The Land Policy Bulletins are produced by the Core Land Support Team (CLST) for DFID's programme on responsible invesment - Land: Enhancing Governance for Economic Development (LEGEND).

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  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2018
    Global

    The LEGEND programme’s Challenge Fund supports a series of innovative partnerships between non-profit organisations and agricultural and natural resource companies to pilot new schemes that encourage more responsible investment in the agriculture sector.

    This LEGEND bulletin explores early experiences and emerging lessons from four of these projects, and includes testimony from community members attesting to their positive results.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    Global

    The ninth issue of the LEGEND bulletin considers the key components for monitoring and evaluating the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT). This bulletin also features highlights from the 3rd International Conference on Community Land and Resource Rights and insights on best practices for responsible investments.

     

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Uganda

    The ways in which people obtain land in Uganda are changing fast. Land that used to be secured through inheritance, gifts or proof of long-term occupancy is now more commonly changing hands in the market. Those with wealth and powerful connections are frequently able to override local rules and gain access to land at the expense of poorer individuals. Government-backed agribusiness investors receive large areas of land with benefits for some local farmers who are able to participate in the schemes, while other smallholders see their land access and livelihoods degraded.

  7. Library Resource
    Rethinking post-disaster relocation in urban India cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2017
    India

    After natural disasters, governments often relocate vulnerable urban communities in the name of humanitarian relief. But urban communities rarely welcome such relocation, since it frequently exacerbates their daily challenges or creates new risks. Indeed, resettlement after a disaster is often another form of eviction. This briefing discusses the situation in Chennai, where state and local authorities have been building resettlement tenements on inland marsh areas using centrally sponsored schemes for affordable housing.

  8. Library Resource
    Access to farmland gets quick and dirty in sub-Saharan Africa cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Uganda, Ghana, Senegal

    Who can access and use the land? The answer to this age-old question is changing fast in many parts of rural Africa. Land that used to be allocated within the community by chiefs is now increasingly changing hands in more diverse ways. The wealthy and well-connected within the community or from further afield are frequently able to override local statutory or customary land rights, dispossessing the previous occupants or forcing them to divide their already small plots of land.

  9. Library Resource
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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2017
    Western Africa

    Date : 27/07/2017

    Source : Foncier & Développement

    La 78ème session ordinaire du Conseil des Ministres de la CEDEAO qui s’est tenue à Monrovia (Libéria) les 1er et 2 juin 2017 a adopté une directive relative au développement d’infrastructures hydrauliques en Afrique de l’Ouest. Cette nouvelle directive entre donc en vigueur à partir de ce jour sur l’ensemble du territoire des pays de la CEDEAO.

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