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  1. Library Resource
    Tenure and Investment in Africa cover image
    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    Africa, Kenya, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Mali, Senegal

    This synthesis of our findings from an investigation of tenure risk in East, West, and Southern Africa, shows that a majority of tenure disputes are caused by the displacement of local peoples, indicating that companies and investors are not doing enough to understand competing claims to the land they acquire or lease. This failure in diligence is particularly noteworthy given that a majority of the disputes analyzed had materially significant impacts: indeed, a higher proportion of projects in Africa are financially impacted by tenure dispute than any other region in the world. 

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ukraine, China, Australia, Ghana, Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Malaysia, Brazil, India, Sudan, Saudi Arabia

    Land Tenure Working Paper 21. This paper draws on proceedings of a meeting held to discuss the impact of growing private sector investments in land, fisheries and forests. This meeting, aimed at the private sector, took place at FAO headquarters on 28 February and 1 March 2011. The purpose of this paper is to provide a record of the discussion from the private sector perspective. The first section provides the context which led to the workshop concept.

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    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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    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.

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    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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Timor-Leste, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Tanzania, Mexico, Kenya

    Ce manuel de formation souligne la façon de gérer et de résoudre les conflits concernant les droits relatifs au régime foncier, la sécurité foncière et l’accès à la terre dans le domaine du développement rural. Il a pour origine des activités complémentaires entreprises sous l’égide du Programme de soutien aux moyens d’existence de la FAO de l’Unité de la gestion des terres et des régimes fonciers et de la Coalition internationale pour l’accès à la terre.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Mali, Burundi, Madagascar, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Malawi, Niger, Togo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa

    En septembre 2008, le projet FAO-Dimitra a organis son troisime atelier avec tous ses partenaires Bruxelles sur le thme : Stratgies dinformation et de communication pour lutter contre les ingalits de genre en matire daccs la terre et leurs consquences sur les populations rurales en Afrique . Ce document prsente une synthse des travaux de la runion et les diffrents articles qui ont t produits par les participants, les partenaires du rseau et les collgues de la FAO, loccasion de cette rencontre.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Honduras, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Chile, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Ghana, Guinea, Malawi, Colombia, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, Madagascar, Ecuador, Georgia, Kenya, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    Documento de trabajo sobre tenencia de la tierra 11. Esta publicación compartida por la FAO y Naciones Unidas-Hábitat trata de comprender y definir mejor los procesos, los mecanismos y las instituciones de la gobernanza de la tenencia en áreas rurales y urbanas. En el documento se reconoce que se han realizado excelentes políticas de la tierra, leyes y reformas técnicas. Sin embargo, su implementación en muchos casos ha sido errónea, ha sufrido retrasos o, incluso, se ha invertido.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mali, Germany, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Norway, Africa

    The study aims to clarify the various issues regarding land security of poor and other marginalized groups in Malian rural areas. It looks into questions relating to how poor and vulnerable groups obtain access to land and natural resources, and what factors cause their exclusion. It analyzes existing methods for formalizing land rights and land transactions and their impacts on the poor. Specific attention is given to the practical organization of the procedures for formalization and recording land rights.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Mozambique, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Finland, Eswatini, Ghana, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Lesotho, Togo, Botswana, Senegal, Gabon, Kenya, Africa

    Documento de trabajo sobre tenencia de la tierra 6. Este documento ofrece una evaluación del estado de la gobernanza de la tenencia de la tierra y recursos naturales en África occidental, comparando las políticas, legislaciones y prácticas nacionales con los principales criterios y normas de una buena gobernanza. El estudio identifica los desafíos a los que los Estados deben hacer frente aunque reconoce también las buenas prácticas e iniciativas emprendidas en materia de gobernanza de la tenencia de la tierra y recursos naturales.

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