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    A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique
    Reports & Research
    March, 2018
    Mozambique, Tanzania

    Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries. Caught between these pressures, many poor, rural communities get displaced or decide to sell their collectively held land.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Algeria, Sudan, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Australia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Morocco, South Africa, Lesotho, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Tunisia, Argentina, Chad
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    GIZ (2018) A guide to peaceful co existence on private Mailo land in Uganda
    Training Resources & Tools
    February, 2018
    Africa, Uganda

    Mailo tenure is the most legislated form of tenure in Uganda, having its origins in the 1900 Buganda Agreement. Reforms over the years have seen the evolution of this tenure that is essentially freehold in nature, albeit with its local characteristics arising out of an unresolved tenant question. This status quo was reinstated in the 1995 Constitution, the Land Act and its subsequent amendments. Whereas it is expected that reforms introduced by the Constitution and Land Act would suffice in stabilizing Mailo tenure, this has not happened in practice.

  4. Library Resource

    Piecing together an economic puzzle

    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2010
    Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, Lesotho, Botswana

    The handbook introduces key economic and related concepts explaining the functioning of urban land markets. By introducing key classical economic concepts, the handbook provides foundational economic terms that are often referred to in relation to urban land markets. In doing this, we do not imply that African land markets should or ought to 'fit' into neo-classical economic theories, nor do we propose that 'perfect' markets exist.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Though a lot has been done and achieved in erosion research and control in Kenya, most of the erosion research methods have in the past put emphasis more on quantifying soil loss or measuring soil erosion, rather than pinpointing to areas that are likely to suffer soil erosion. In most cases the erosion processes have been assumed to occur in a uniform manner at all levels of the landscape hierarchy, and hence the results of one level observation can be factored to cover other levels for which data was not collected.

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