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  1. Library Resource

    An in-depth analysis of the laws and practices related to land expropriation for the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, Nigeria

    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 2017
    Africa, Nigeria

    This article was submitted for the UN Economic Commission for Africa “2017 Conference on Land Policy in Africa” Nov. 14-17 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    This article sheds light on a series of events that triggered escalating tensions over land and resources in the coastal communities of Lagos, Nigeria. This article provides an in-depth analysis of Nigeria’s laws on expropriation and the processes of acquiring land and compensating landholders in the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) case. Specifically, the analysis addresses the following research questions:

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017

    The land question in Kenya has never been solved. Land is a pertinent source of livelihood, the problem has persisted and in a number of years caused chaos as people grow impatient. Over time, there have been complaints from various communities and recently, the past governments have sought to listen to the ailing communities. The National Land Policy and the National Land Commission characterize efforts to remedy the continued situation bedeviling the African communities.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2017

    This latest discussion document explores the plan by The Navigator Company to develop a new pulp mill in Mozambique. The Portuguese company, operating as Portucel Mozambique and with funding from the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, is acquiring huge areas of land for establishing eucalyptus tree plantations to supply the mill.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017

    O objectivo deste estudo é analisar sistema legal fundiário angolano à luz das recomendações propostas pelas Directrizes Voluntárias Sobre a Governança Responsável da Posse de Terra, Pescas e Florestas no Contexto da Segurança Alimentar Nacional (VGGTs no seu acrónimo inglês). 

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2017

    Este relatório considera um dos aspectos práticos mais importantes da participação
    local na Lei de Terras e outra legislação sobre recursos naturais: a consulta
    comunitária, através da qual os estranhos – o Estado, novos investidores, empresas
    madeireiras, grupos de hotéis – obtêm acesso à terra e recursos locais com a

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018

    Contemporary architecture has its roots from the vernacular Every cultural group in the world has its own form of vernacular though the approach may vary from place to place and from people to people Vernacular architecture has many values which are relevant to contemporary architecture today This paper looks at vernacular architecture in Nigeria as practised by two ethnic groups who have varying climatic religious and sociocultural practices The approaches to architecture by these two groups ie the Hausas and Igbos are looked at with the intention of finding positive values in the vernacul

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2017

    Este trabalho procura verificar a relação entre variáveis macroeconómicas e a produção agrícola em Moçambique. O sector agrícola desempenha um papel fundamental no desenvolvimento da economia moçambicana. Assim sendo, torna-se importante compreender a relação entre o ambiente macroeconómico e o sector. De acordo com Ali et al. (2010) a economia agrícola mundial tem sido substancialmente sensível aos movimentos dos indicadores macroeconómicos.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2017

    The Feasibility Discussion Paper is a key output of the feasibility phase of the NUP process in Liberia. It explains the context in which the policy will operate. The paper is the result of a wide range of research and consultations on the demographic, socioeconomic, and physical environment aspects of the country. It also provides preliminary policy recommendations for further analysis in the subsequent NUP development processes.

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