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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Global

    The Global Report on Internal Displacement presents the latest information on internal displacement worldwide caused by conflict, violence and disasters.

    There were 31.1 million new internal displacements by conflict, violence and disasters in 2016. This is theequivalent of one person forced to flee every second.

    New displacements by conflict and disasters in 2016.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2017
    Tanzania

    Land-use conflict is not a new phenomenon for pastoralists  and farmers in Tanzania with murders, the killing of livestock and the loss of property as  a  consequence of  this  conflict  featuring   in  the  news  for  many years  now.  Various actors,  including civil society organisations, have tried  to  address  farmer–pastoralist conflict through  mass  education programmes, land-use planning, policy reforms and  the development of community institutions. However, these efforts have not succeeded in the conflict.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Uganda

    The ways in which people obtain land in Uganda are changing fast. Land that used to be secured through inheritance, gifts or proof of long-term occupancy is now more commonly changing hands in the market. Those with wealth and powerful connections are frequently able to override local rules and gain access to land at the expense of poorer individuals. Government-backed agribusiness investors receive large areas of land with benefits for some local farmers who are able to participate in the schemes, while other smallholders see their land access and livelihoods degraded.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2017
    Tanzania

    Land-use conflict is not a new phenomenon for pastoralists and farmers in Tanzania with murders, the killing of livestock and the loss of property as a consequence of this conflict featuring in the news for many years now. Various actors, including civil society organisations, have tried to address farmer–pastoralist conflict through mass education programmes, land-use planning, policy reforms and the development of community institutions. However, these efforts have not succeeded in the conflict. Elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa traditional systems are not making much headway either.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Global

    In the accelerating process of urbanization and social transition era, industrialization, urbanization and construction of urban-rural integration also inevitably leads to the land expropriation, land conflicts have become important issues in the development process.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Kenya

    The Constitution of Kenya provides that every citizen has the right to property. The provision ensures that an individual or group of people that acquire land have the protection to own this property if acquired lawfully. Individuals living in informal settlements then have a right to have property when acquired through proper means. Even though there are processes in progress to address the issue of securing tenure rights in informal settlements by the government.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    May, 2017
    South Africa

    These Regulations amend the Regulations made under the Sectional Titles Act, 1986 with respect to various matters, with various references to the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011. Matters concern mainly documentation and certification. Regulation 30 on management rules as contemplated in section 35 (2) (a) of the Sectional Titles Act, 1986 and regulation 39 on arbitration are repealed.

    Amends: Regulations made under the Sectional Titles Act, 1986. (1988-04-08)

  8. 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 2017
    Canada

    The purposes of this Act are as follows: a) to support the development of environmentally, economically, socially and culturally sustainable communities; b) to enable the articulation of provincial priorities and to guide regional and local planning decisions in the development of communities; and c) to enable co-operation between local governments, local service districts, regional service commissions and other jurisdictions and agencies in the delivery of planning services and infrastructure development.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2017
    Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Through a review of recent writings in political ecology and agrarian studies, this paper appraises the potential for emerging forms of ‘green economy’ initiatives to catalyze new forms of internal displacement in West Africa, with specific emphasis on the postwar contexts of Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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