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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2005
    Uganda, Africa

    Asks what is customary tenure and what do we know about tenure systems and their consequences in Northern Uganda. Examines trends in land transactions and who is selling and buying land, certificates and titles for investment, and who owns customary land. Looks at protection from land alienation, the rights of women and children, the evolution of customary tenure and continuing changes in customary law. Concludes with policy recommendations and a plea for recognition that land is increasingly a cause of conflict and impoverishment.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2006
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa

    Indigenous land tenure arrangements in South Africa have generally consisted of communal ownership. In this system, who benefited from the land depended on their status as family or clan head. The colonial regime dispossessed Africans of land in favour of European arrivals, or defined family property as ancestral property in which the senior males of the head family were taken as the owners with the rights to inherit. The post-apartheid government conceptualised acess to land for the previously disadvantaged as a human right.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2005
    Mozambique

    Esta ferramenta tem por objetivo delinear os passos necessários para conceder poderes às comunidades nas consultas locais, visando à identificação das pessoas que têm o direito de manejar os recursos naturais numa determinada área e o modo como tal manejo deve ser efetuado e monitorado.

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