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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2006
    Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa

    In Southern Africa, landlessness due to the asset alienation that occurred during colonial occupation has been acknowledged as one of several ultimate causes of chronic poverty. Land redistribution is often seen as a powerful tool in the fight against poverty in areas where a majority of people are rural-based and make a living mostly, if not entirely, off the land.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Southern Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Southern Africa is one of the most well endowed regions in the continent in terms of mineral and natural resources. However, the region is facing serious environmental challenges such as land degradation, deforestation and water stress in specific areas.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Sudan, Egypt, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Eritrea, Seychelles, Mozambique, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Africa

    This paper discusses – at the sub-basin level – the regional differences and comparative advantages for agricultural development and water resources utilization in the Nile Basin. It looks at options for development, projected in the regional context, and the importance of agricultural water use for social and food security in the different parts of the basin.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Angola, Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, Rwanda, Liberia, South Africa, Madagascar, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Africa

    Access to arable productive land in African has been in decline due to the pressure of growing population trends and worsening land degradation as a result of climate change. Recent high profile land purchases covering thousand of hectares of prime agricultural land have raised concerns over equitable land access. Major expansions in regional land markets have increased investor interest in land acquisitions. Perceptions of land availability and competitive land prices have driven demand for prime agriculture land.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Angola, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Eritrea, Tanzania, Botswana, Norway, Kenya, Africa

    The present paper – the third in the HIV/AIDS Programme Working Paper Series – is based on field research conducted by two grassroots organizations – CINDI-Kitwe in Zambia and GROOTS Kenya in Kenya to map out and document cases of property grabbing from children, in particular those who became orphans due to AIDS. It is intended to explore methods which grassroots organizations use or can use to document their work.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Mali, Samoa, Burkina Faso, Germany, United Kingdom, Ethiopia, Namibia, Finland, Panama, Jordan, Malaysia, Italy, Russia, Romania, Brazil

    Ce document décrit le point de vue des parties prenantes sur le développement des Directives Volontaires pour la gouvernance foncière. Ces Directives représentent le plus grand «terrain d’entente» sur la gouvernance foncière qui a été trouvé à ce jour dans un forum mondial. Ce consensus a été construit sur la base de (développé à travers des) négociations intergouvernementales avec la participation de incluant la société civile, du le secteur privé et des institutions académiques et de recherche.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zambia, Mauritania, Mali, Namibia, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Cape Verde, Rwanda, Libya, Lesotho, Italy, Botswana, Gambia, Senegal, Kenya

    The effect of prime-age adult death and its consequences on access to land for the survivors has not been fully explored nor incorporated into policy regardless the fact that high adult mortality is now the lived reality in countries affected by HIV/AIDS, particularly in Africa. This paper explores the gendered relationships between adult death due to HIV/AIDS and changes in land rights for the survivors particularly widows. In many African societies, women have traditionally accessed land through marriage.

  8. Library Resource
    Voluntary Guide on the Responsible Governance of land fisheries and forests in the context of national food security
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Americas, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Northern America, Canada, United States of America, Asia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Europe, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Holy See, Italy, North Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Switzerland, Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Global

    The VGGT represent the first inter-governmental consensus on the principles and accepted standards for the responsible governance of tenure for governments, international organisations, communities, and the private sector. Their aim is to promote secure tenure rights and equitable access to land, fisheries and forests as a means of eradicating hunger and poverty, supporting sustainable development and enhancing the environment.The Guidelines serve as a reference and set out principles and internationally accepted standards for practices for the responsible governance of tenure.

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