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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Southern Africa, Middle Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Africa, Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2015Eastern Africa
Proceedings of 7th Eastern Africa Land Administration Network (EALAN) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Workshop Theme:The State of Land Administration in Eastern African Countries: Comparative Overview Venue: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia Date: 21st – 22nd July 2015
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017Kenya
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2011Zimbabwe, Africa
Includes evolution of communal areas in Zimbabwe, research context and findings, processes leading to matongo, vulnerability of women’s land access, bargaining for land in patrimonial governance systems.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2002Ethiopia, Africa
A comprehensive research report covers the literature, includes a large survey of farm households throughout Ethiopia, and surveys the opinions of professionals. Land tenure is now a hotly debated issue; land scarcity and degradation are serious. Tenure security is seen as more important than the form of ownership. Almost three-quarters of farmers surveyed fear future distributions of land. Government is afraid that moving from state to private ownership will lead to massive evictions through distress sales, but over 90% farmers said they would not sell their land if they could.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2006Uganda, Africa
A report commissioned by the World Bank’s Northern Uganda Recovery and Development Program (RDP). Contains chapters on internal displacement in Uganda; review of policy and laws on IDPs and land in Uganda; review of existing studies on land and IDPs; best practices, experiences, and lessons from Rwanda, Burundi, DRC, Cambodia, El Salvador, Bosnia; emerging issues and research questions. Annexes on international conventions and covenants, and UN guiding principles on internal displacement.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2002Uganda, Africa
The note publicises the existence of the papers which were given at the World Bank’s Africa Workshop, provides the hyperlink references to the pdf files where they can be found, and highlights those which the writer found to be of greatest interest. The Bank would appreciate feedback on its draft Policy Research Paper.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1981Kenya
This study attempts to provide a conceptual insight
into the various accounting/legal problems and complications
that arise in the subdivision and distribution of land to
the shareholders by limited liability companies in Kenya.
The highlighting of the various accounting and legal
problems apart, the study also attempt's to provide
prescriptive accounting treatments to the various
problematic land subdivision and distribution circumstances.
The paper starts by providing a chronological account
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Kenya
Land is in no doubt the most important asset in the lives of Kenyans. It is a factor of production which is core to the economic activities of this country. The advent of settlers and colonialism in East Africa placed land in a high level of importance than before. It is not a unique situation for Kenya. Wars have been fought world over with ownership of land and other resources associated with it being at the center of controversy.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2012Eastern Africa, Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa
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