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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2012

    This issue brief first examines the causes of land-related conflict, then examines how the issues and opportunities change through the conflict cycle: before, during and after violent conflict. This approach gives less attention to staples of the post-conflict land literature such as restitution and dispute management, but provides a more robust understanding of the longer-term challenges that are typically addressed by development rather than relief agencies.
    Release Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013File:  Land Disputes and Land Conflict

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Global

    Managing Urban Land Information draws lessons from various experiences in post-conflict and developing countries. It is intended for land experts, government officials, donors and others involved in land information projects to avoid the costly development of an urban land information system that is too complicated, cannot be sustained or fails to support urban land management.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Global

    This guide will assist land experts, government officials, donors and others involved in land information projects to avoid the costly development of an urban land information system that is too complicated, cannot be sustained or fails to support urban land management. The framework is based on various case studies that are contained in Urban Land Information Management, a report that is available at www.gltn.net.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2017
    Global, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia

    Legally recognized and secure land and resource rights are fundamental to the advancement of global peace, prosperity, and sustainability. From the development of human cultures to the realization of democracy itself, tenure security underpins the very fabric of human society and our relationship to the natural environment. Today, insecure tenure rights threaten the livelihoods and wellbeing of a third of the world’s population, and with it, the very future of our planet.

  5. Library Resource
    landconflictpastoralism
    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2020
    Global

    This How-to-do Note focuses on how conflicts over land and natural resources in pastoral areas can be prevented or, if already present, transformed into positive outcomes. It identifies why land tenure is a complex issue within pastoralism, discusses the combination of factors that are contributing to more insecure pastoral tenure and triggering pastoral area conflicts, and introduces some of the frameworks, tools and approaches that can be used as part of project design to reduce the potential for conflict.

  6. Library Resource
    Climate Change, Land and Resource Governance, and Violent Extremism: Spotlight on the African Sahel
    Reports & Research
    May, 2019
    Algeria, Sudan, Western Sahara, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal

    Tetra Tech’s land tenure and property rights experts examine how weak land and resource governance can fuel drivers of violent extremism. With a focus on the African Sahel, this new issue brief finds this dynamic is especially prevalent when land and resource governance challenges are coupled with environmental disruptions, resource scarcity, or migration.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Le Guide de mediation fonciere s'inspire surtout de l'experience pratique de terrain du programme foncier tel que mene par ONU-Habitat a l'Est de la Republique Democratique du Congo, notamment au Nord Kivu, Ituri et Sud Kivu. Il se refere par endroit aux experiences d'autres pays en situation de post-conflits. Ce guide propose des etapes concretes et des outils utilises lors du processus de mediation fonciere. Le role et responsabilites des acteurs et ‘beneficiaires' de la mediation sont aussi decrits.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Global, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    The Guide to Land Mediation mainly draws its inspiration from practical experience on the ground of the land program conducted by UN-Habitat in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, especially in North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri. It refers, in some places, to other countries experiences in post-conflict situations. This guide offers practical steps and tools used during the land mediation process. The publication highlights, not only the role and responsibilities of mediation stakeholders and 'beneficiaries', but also principles and foundations of a good mediation

  9. Library Resource
    Ghanaian cocoa farmer establishing specially-approved farm boundary pillars under the guidance of a Landmapp field agent (the pillar will be mounted with cement after mapping). Courtesy: Landmapp (www.landmapp.net)

    A CRIG/WCF Collaborative Survey, February 2017

    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    Ghana

    The Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), with support from the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), performed the Ghana Land Tenure Baseline Survey, the first of its kind survey of tenure rights among cocoa farmers in Ghana. CRIG surveyed almost 1,800 cocoa farmers operating 3,900 cocoa plots regarding various land tenure issues within customary sharecropping arrangements and on owner-managed land. This report describes the findings from the Survey.

  10. Library Resource
    World Bank
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2009
    Global

    This article examines the evolution of policy recommendations concerning rural land issues since the formulation of the World Bank’s “Land Reform Policy Paper” in 1975. That paper set out three guiding principles: the desirability of owner-operated family farms; the need for markets to permit land to be transferred to more productive users; and the importance of an egalitarian asset distribution.

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