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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2009
    Brazil

    O presente trabalho é assente no cruzamento e análise dos conteúdos da legislação de terras1 , de minas e do reconhecimento pelo Estado das Autoridades Locais, em Moçambique. Será ainda baseado na análise da literatura e estudos realizados relacionados com estas áreas. Ao longo da presente abordagem far‐se‐á uma análise do regime jurídico relativo à descentralização administrativa, desenvolvimento  comunitário e participação das comunidades locais.

  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2009
    Mozambique

    Rural Communities have their own sets of laws rooted in their particular culture, environment, traditions and history that are separate from national laws. Lack of education, years of wartime political oppression and violence, and government-enforced cooperative ventures during the 1970’s have created a deep feeling of suspicion among rural small-scale farmers for all government laws and programs. This
    conception has been reinforced by the fact that historically communities have only been made aware of

  3. Library Resource
    Customary land in Zambia

    What is its Significance?

    Reports & Research
    February, 2009
    Zambia

    The study has established that customary land in Zambia is enormously significant because land is central to human existence and a large proportion of Zambians depend on it for their livelihood. Customary land in Zambia is the source of food and other necessaries for human existence for the villagers whose entire spectrum of perceptions of life are rooted in the cultural configurations and heritage of rural activities. Further, the study has found that the land can be made more productive without converting it to leasehold.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2009
    Tanzania

    Over the Last three months, acts of unconceivable evil were perpetrated through an eviction operation against indigenous pastoralists in Loliondo. Loliondo is one of the three Divisions of the Ngorongoro District situated in the Arusha Region in Northern Tanzania. The Ngorongoro District Covers an area of about 14037 square Kilometres. Stretching across some 8,300 sq km, is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, established in 1959 and governed by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, and the rest is the Loliondo Game Control Area consisting of the Sale and Loliondo Divisions.

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    Reports & Research
    July, 2009
    Mozambique

    In Mozambique, the debate on agrofuels has steadily advanced over the last five years, fueled by industry speculation and demand, grand promises and foreign interests. Investors have applied for rights to close to 5 million hectares in Mozambique in 2007 alone, nearly one-seventh of the country’s officially defined “arable” land and is rushing to create favorable conditions for investors at the cost of civil rights of Mozambicans.

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    Reports & Research
    October, 2009
    Mozambique

    Land is critical to the economic, social and cultural development of many countries.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Mozambique

    O relatório “Natural Resources, Environment, and Sustainable Growth in Mozambique”, de Timothée Ollivier, Dominique Rojat, Carl Bernadac and Pierre-Noël Giraud, desenvolve e testa uma metodologia para medição do impacto ambiental e da exploração dos recursos naturais na sustentabilidade do desenvolvimento em Moçambique.

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    Reports & Research
    February, 2009
    Tanzania

    The study sought to determine the state of farms that belonged to the then National Agricultural Corporation (NAFCO), ranches that belong to the National Ranching Company (NAFCO) and land belonging to absentee landlords. Since any state is dynamic, this research report, then, is a socio-historical account of what has been happening within/out more than 543,604 hectares of ranch/farmland in the wake of the fall of nationalization and rise of privatization.

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