This bulletin highlights initiatives to support socially responsible investment.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2019Eastern Africa, Tanzania, Western Africa, Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2015Zambia, Africa
Includes key issues; the rise of development-induced displacements; key findings on the resettlement process; evaluating the proposed National Resettlement Policy; recommendations. Brief argues reforms need to be cognisant of the ways and means in which communities have been displaced and resettled in recent cases of land-based investments, and learn lessons from them.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2008Africa
In many parts of Africa, legal services organisations have developed innovative ways for using legal processes to help disadvantaged groups have more secure land rights. Their approaches, tools and methods vary widely – from legal literacy training to paralegals programmes, from participatory methodologies to help local groups register their lands or negotiate with government or the private sector through to legal representation and strategic use of public interest litigation.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Tanzania, Africa
Training volunteers to help their communities defend their land rights has proved an effective approach for promoting land justice in Tanzania. Report documents how Hakiardhi, a Dar-es-Salaam based research institute working on land governance issues, has established and trained a 600-strong network of male and female ‘Land Rights Monitors’ (LRMs) operating in 300 villages on various aspects of the land law, so they can help people and local governments to exercise and ensure respect for their legal rights in land disputes, particularly in relation to large-scale agricultural investments.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2017Africa
Date: juillet 2017
Source: Foncier & Développement
Par: Jean Huchon, Ken Peter Otieno, Blasius Azuhnwi
La gestion des conflits est au centre des attentions lorsqu’il est question de pastoralisme. Une acceptation semble même se généraliser : les conflits seraient inhérents au pastoralisme. Au pire, il les engendrerait, au mieux, il les exacerberait. Cet article propose dans sa première partie, des clés d’analyse pour une compréhension des dynamiques à l’origine de ces conflits.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2017Uganda
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.
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