The main objective of this research is to investigate land market values, urban land policies and their impacts on urban centers in Rwanda. Three (3) specific objectives can be distinguished namely: a) Evaluating the determinants of urban land markets; b) Analysis of trends in urban land markets and values; and c) Assessing impacts of urban land prices and policies.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchConference Papers & ReportsAugust, 2014Rwanda
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2014Rwanda
This policy brief summarizes the main findings and recommendations of qualitative and quantative research on urban land markets in Rwanda. The main objective of this research is to investigate land market values, urban land policies and their impacts on urban centers. Three (3) specific objectives can be distinguished namely: a) Evaluating the determinants of urban land markets; b) Analysis of trends in urban land markets and values; and c) Assessing impacts of urban land prices and policies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2005Rwanda
According to recent UN estimates, 924 million people - nearly one out of three urban dwellers – were living in slums in 2004. Of these, 874 million are from low and middle-income countries (Millennium Project, 2005). Urban poverty as a proportion of total poverty is clearly increasing: 43% of the population of developing cities are living in slums (28% in North Africa, 71% in sub-
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2016Australia, Global, Honduras, India, Mozambique, Peru, Sri Lanka
Since 2009, Oxfam and others have been raising the alarm about a great global land rush. Millions of hectares of land have been acquired by investors to meet rising demand for food and biofuels, or for speculation. This often happens at the expense of those who need the land most and are best placed to protect it: farmers, pastoralists, forest-dependent people, fisherfolk, and indigenous peoples.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2016Uganda
The Learning Route (LR) is capacity development deliverable of the TSLI-ESA project implemented by UN-Habitat through GLTN, funded by IFAD. It aims at enhancing awareness, knowledgeand skills of staff from IFAD supported projects, programs and partners in application of geo-spatial technologies in securing land and natural resource tenure and on innovation on inclusive business models (IBMs).
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 2017Tanzania
This preliminary study involved consultation of responsible district government officials and relevant Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on various issues related to land and investments. Among other areas, the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) was selected as a study site and study used the Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) to obtain information. Questionnaire designed reflected land investment governance process thematic areas.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2005Tanzania
The land tenure system of Tanzania has passed through different historical milestones which form the basis for the analysis of the land tenure regime in general and tenure relations for land owners and users in particular in the past eight decades. The history dates back to 1923 when the British colonial legislative assembly enacted the Land Ordinance cap 113 to guide and regulate land use and ownership in Tanganyika which was their protectorate colony. Prior to this law, all the land in Tanzania was owned under customary tenure governed by clan and tribal traditions.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 2014Tanzania
To ensure that there is sustainability at the community level in its land rights and governance training programme, Land Rights Research and Resources Institute (HAKIARDHI), a Tanzanian national level organization that spearheads land rights of small-scale producers, uses land rights monitors (LRMs) in its program areas. In each of the selected villages of the program districts, two LRMs (a man and a woman) who have received land rights training from HAKIARDHI are democratically elected by villagers.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsMarch, 2018Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Namibia, Liberia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia
Across Africa, Asia and Latin America, investors are increasingly approaching rural communities seeking land for logging, mining, and agribusiness ventures. Even in those situations where the investors have followed FPIC guidelines and undertaken a formal “consultation” with the community, these consultations are generally conducted in a context of significant power and information asymmetries. Part of the power imbalance comes from communities’ lack of information about the value of community lands and natural resources.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia, Sierra Leone
This report presents findings on corruption in large scale land-based investments (LSLBIs) in Sub-Saharan Africa, and although it draws on case studies from Sierra Leone and Zambia, its recommendations aim to be applicable across Sub-Saharan Africa.