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  1. Library Resource
    Burundi

    This summary of Land Tenure and Property Rights (LTPR) issues in Burundi is part of a series of LTPR Country Profiles produced by Associates in Rural Development, World Resources Institute and Rural Development Institute for USAID. The profile includes information on property rights and tenure concerning land, forests, freshwater, and minerals, as well as an aggregation of LTPR-related indicators. Options and opportunities for intervention by USAID are presented at the end of the profile, along with an extensive list of references for additional information.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2010
    Kenya

    This summary of Land Tenure and Property Rights (LTPR) issues in Kenya is part of a series of LTPR Country Profiles produced by Associates in Rural Development, World Resources Institute and Rural Development Institute for USAID. The profile includes information on property rights and tenure concerning land, forests, freshwater, and minerals, as well as an aggregation of LTPR-related indicators. Options and opportunities for intervention by USAID are presented at the end of the profile, along with an extensive list of references for additional information.

  3. Library Resource

    Emerging Best Practice for Revitalizing Rural Africa

    Reports & Research
    January, 2002
    Africa, Eastern Africa

    This document is about rural development in Africa. It is a preliminary statement of lessons learned from more than 20 years of natural resource–based development in rural Africa and it presents principles and action steps that can serve as a guide to investment there. While the fate of Africa’s natural resources cannot be separated from the broader context of economic and development challenges, neither can Africa’s economic and development future be separated from the management of its natural resources.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Kenya

    The Community Land Rights Recognition Model (CLRR) sequences specific actions to be undertaken by the Government of Kenya for the recognition of community land rights as stipulated by Article 63 of
    the Kenyan Constitution 2010. This proposed process is a result of many months of consultation between
    a team of Ministry of Lands officials, the SECURE Project (funded by USAID and implemented by Tetra
    Tech ARD), four targeted pilot communities in Lamu County, local administration, and other stakeholders.

  5. Library Resource

    Kenya SECURE

    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Kenya

    This document summarizes a legal and policy review of the Community Land Bill (Oct. 2011 draft), the Land Bill (5 Dec. 2011 draft), and the Land Registration Bill (12 Dec. 2011 draft) with respect to the recognition of community land rights. This review was commissioned by the USAID Kenya SECURE Project upon request of the Ministry of Lands and Land Reform Transformation Unit.

  6. Library Resource
    March, 2015
    Africa, Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Rwanda, Zambia

    The 2015 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty will take place at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on March 23 - 27, 2015. The theme of the 16th annual conference is "Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity.”

  7. Library Resource
    April, 2015
    Zambia

    Each quarter we will interview an expert whose work touches on aspects of land tenure and resource management. These will include evaluation specialists, country experts or USAID staff.
    Our first interview is with Dr. Lauren Persha, Assistant Professor in Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Persha is a member of the core research team of the Impact Evaluation of USAID’s Tenure and Global Climate Change (TGCC) project in Zambia. The Impact Evaluation team’s work was presented at this year’s World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty.

  8. Library Resource
    March, 2015
    Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Uganda

    Guest commentary by Amanda Richardson, Resource Equity, and Ailey Kaiser Hughes, Landesa.
    A growing body of evidence shows a correlation between gender-based violence (GBV) and land rights. Awareness of the possible GBV implications of land interventions is critical to understanding impacts on women.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2015
    Kenya

    The mobile technology used by USAID in Tanzania features spatial visualization of parcels.
    Last week, we described how USAID uses participatory approaches to strengthen and secure land rights. This week, we highlight an innovative participatory approach to formalizing land rights using mobile phones.

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