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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2002
    Mozambique, Africa

    An appendix from the IIED report above. Includes the role of NGOs, the national conference on land issues 1996, the anti-privatisation demonstration, the land campaign 1997-9, implementation issues.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Tanzania, 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2015
    Uganda

    The constitution and enabling legislation in Uganda, as in many other countries, empower the government to acquire land in the public interest. Under Ugandan law a person whose land is identified for a public purpose must be compensated fairly, promptly, and prior to the acquisition of the property.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Africa, Mozambique

    Nos últimos 20 anos, um número crescente de organizações não-governamentais (ONGs) diversificou as suas actividades passando da prestação de serviços para a advocacia em prol de políticas. Elas estão a receber créditos pelos seus consideráveis impactos em processos globais, desde o desenvolvimento económico até à democracia. Mas estarão tais impactos a acontecer, de facto, e se sim como é que são conseguidos?

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2016
    Western Africa

    Source: IIED

    La récente vague de transactions foncières à grande échelle née des investissements agro-industriels a mis en lumière une demande généralisée en faveur d’une redevabilité accrue en matière de gouvernance des terres et des investissements. Les cadres légaux influencent les possibilités de reddition de comptes et le recours à la loi a figuré dans les réponses des communautés locales aux transactions foncières.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2016
    Western Africa

    The recent wave of land deals for agribusiness investments has highlighted the widespread demand for greater accountability in the governance of land and investment. Legal frameworks influence opportunities for accountability, and recourse to law has featured prominently in grassroots responses to the land deals. 

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Global

    Foreign investment in agriculture and extractive industries is increasing pressures on land and natural resources. This handbook is about how to use law to make foreign investment work for sustainable development. It aims to provide a rigorous yet accessible analysis of the law regulating foreign investment in low and middle-income countries – what this law is, how it works, and how to use it most effectively.

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