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  1. Library Resource
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    Global killings of land and environmental defenders in 2016

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Global

    2016 saw a record 200 killings of people defending their land, forests and rivers against destructive industries.

    It has never been deadlier to take a stand against companies that steal land and destroy the environment. Our new report Defenders of the Earth found that nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 protecting their land and the natural world from industries like mining, logging and agribusiness.

  2. Library Resource

    with natural resource conflict mitigation in the Abvei Administrative Area

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Africa, Sudan, South Sudan

     The Abyei Administrative Area (AAA) is a contested zone located on the central border between South Sudan and Sudan. Its status has remained unresolved since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011, and the governments failed to agree on the border division. A United Nations peacekeeping mission, the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), has since monitored the situation. It is entrusted with overseeing demilitarisation and maintaining security in the area.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 2017
    Uganda

    Compulsory acquisition is the power of government to acquire private rights in land for a public purpose, without the willing consent of its owner or occupant. This power is known by a variety of names depending on a country’s legal traditions, including eminent domain, expropriation, takings  and  compulsory purchase.

  4. Library Resource
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    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Africa

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Zimbabwe, Africa

    Land reform has generated a range of disputes including overlapping boundaries, double occupations, competing authorities etc. Lists areas in which potential disputes arise.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Colombia

    La historia colombiana de la última mitad del siglo anterior se caracterizó por un fuerte conflicto armado en donde confluyeron múltiples fuerzas, tales como la insurgencia, el paramilitarismo, el narcotráfico y la violencia social. Como consecuencia de lo anterior, se generó al interior del territorio colombiano una gran cantidad de víctimas del conflicto que conformaron un universo de alrededor de 7 millones de personas, que constituyen la población desplazada más grande de la historia institucional colombiana.

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    Comparison of the Voluntary Guidelines Land with the IFC Performance Standards and the World Bank Environmental and Social Safeguard Framework

    Reports & Research
    July, 2017
    Global

    The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of national Food Security (VGGt) represent a new international legal instrument, which was adopted unanimously in 2012 by the United nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS). the Guidelines are a soft law instrument that does not create new, legally binding obligations for states or responsibilities for private actors, but that applies existing governance standards, particularly for human rights, to the management of land.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2017
    Bolivia

    La Paz, Bolivia
    1 de julio de 2017
    Apuntes sobre el acceso a la tierra y territorio en Sudamérica[1]
     
    Ruth Bautista Durán
    Oscar Bazoberry Chali
     
     

  9. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2017
    Australia

    The objective of the Planning Regulation 2017 is to prescribe instruments and address matters provided for under the Planning Act 2016, and provide the mechanics for the operation and implementation of the Act.

  10. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2017
    Colombia

    La presente Resolución aprueba el Reglamento Operativo de los Planes de Ordenamiento Social de la Propiedad y el Proceso Único de Ordenamiento Social de la Propiedad, con el objeto de establecer el reglamento operativo que determinará los instrumentos, mecanismos, secuencias y metodologías para desarrollar las funciones asignadas a la Agencia Nacional de Tierras (ANT), que incluye los siguientes asuntos: 1) los Planes de Ordenamiento Social de la Propiedad; 2) la fase administrativa del Procedimiento Único de Ordenamiento Social de la Propiedad Rural; 3) las reglas a aplicar fuera de las zo

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