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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Brazil

    The Brazilian Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem-Terra (MST) is one of the best-known and most prominent rural social movements. The unequal distribution of land in Brazil, and the neglect of this problem by successive Brazilian governments contributed greatly to the organisation of rural movements striving for the implementation of land reform in the country. The struggle for land therefore frames the MST collective action and legitimates its raison d'être as a social movement.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009
    China

    Between 1978 and 1984, a massive shift from collective to household agricultural production took place in China. These incremental reforms, which Deng Xiaoping called "crossing the river while feeling the rocks," eventually gave 95 percent-160 million rural Chinese families-the right to oversee household plots, leading to stunning gains in productivity.1 Despite the success of the HRS, the enhancement of property rights is an ongoing reform process. Landholders depended on tenure agreements that could be changed at any time.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2013
    Tanzania

    The history of surveys and mapping in Tanzania has been influenced by two European cultures through its colonization; first by the German and then by the British. During the German Administration, surveys and mapping activities were carried out by the Department of Surveys and Agriculture from 1893 to 1914. When the British took over the mandate for the territory after World War I, the also used the “old” German maps until when they when they started the surveys to produce other topographic maps from 1946. In 1961, the Surveys and Mapping Division was created.

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    Stories from the ground gathered from Ekta Parishad activists

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Asia

  5. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    Philippines

    The theme of the 2011 Philippines
    development report is 'generating inclusive growth,
    uplifting the poor and vulnerable'. This theme is
    follows from the priorities set in President Aquino's
    Social Contract and the emerging 2011-2016 Philippines
    Development Plan (PDP). The PDP details the vision of
    inclusive growth and poverty reduction that underlies the
    social contract (chapter one). Accordingly, the PDP focuses

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This publication is a collection of 2014 CSO land reform monitoring reports on the status of land tenure and access to land from seven Asian countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Philippines). The book also reflects the recent expansion of the monitoring initiative to a ridge-to-reef framework providing a more holistic approach in addressing ancestral lands, rural lands, and marine resource concerns.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Namibia

    The Land, Livelihoods and Housing Programme aims at deepening and expanding the focus on these three key issues in Namibia. This thematic approach seeks to reflect the wide-ranging skills exiting at the FNRSS, and was developed to guide ILMI’s activities during the 2014-18 period. The programme is organised in four aspects: institutional, environmental, fiscal and spatial processes.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Namibia

    This Working Paper, the first in the series to be published by ILMI, will briefly review progress in both land reform sectors and raise a few issues that continue to pose challenges to the programme.

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