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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2021
    Africa

    For the past few decades, efforts to strengthen women’s land rights in many sub-Saharan African countries have primarily focused on a single approach: systematic registration through individual/joint certification or titling. While registration — individually or with a spouse — may support tenure security in specific contexts, the sheer complexity of land governance practices and tenure arrangements across the continent (both formal and customary) often render an emphasis on systematic titling inadequate.

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    Status of Land Tenure Security in Nepal
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2016
    Nepal

    Land is a fundamental natural resource for living, an economic asset for production, legal entity with multiple rights over it and above all, a societal factor for self-actualization. So, ownership of land has multi-faceted understanding around the world. For the developing country like Nepal having diverse societal arrangements, land tenure system plays important role in economic, social and political structure.

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    Lessons Learned from Post-Earthquake Policy in Nepal

    Guidance for Further Housing, Land and Property Disaster and Reconstruction Law and Policy Reform

    Reports & Research
    April, 2019
    Nepal

    Displacement Solutions was approached and commissioned by DFID to carry out research on the housing, land and property rights issues arising from the reconstruction process, with an emphasis on the planned relocation aspects thereof. Displacement Solutions undertook a three-person mission to Nepal in November 2018 during which time extensive interviews were carried out, field visits made, and film footage taken for the production of a short documentary film which has since been completed.

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    Nepal: Land for Landless Peasants

    Comments and Recommendations on Amendment to the Lands Act 1964

    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Nepal

    ABSTRACTED FROM OVERVIEW:

    The Lands Act 1964 was the first comprehensive piece of legislation which came into existence to pave the way for land reform. Key objectives of the Act were a) enhancing the standard of living of people dependent on land including through ensuring “equitable distribution of agricultural land”; and b) securing rapid economic development and wellbeing of the general population through attaining optimum agricultural growth.

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    Land Tenure and Agrarian Reforms in Nepal: A Study Report
    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Nepal

    The question of land and agrarian reform has become the most pertinent post-conflict agenda at this historical juncture while the country is undergoing a restructuring process. State restructuring is about the restructuring of the economic and political power. In Nepal, the land ownership pattern still determines the economic prosperity, social status and the political power of any individual or family. Therefore, the question of land and agrarian reform has been so critical issue at this point of time.

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    History and Politics of Land Reforms in Pakistan: A Case Study of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Era
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2018
    Pakistan

    Zulfikar Ali Bhutto emerged as the populist leader in the elections of 1970 with his Pakistan People’s Party established in 1967. Bhutto had worked in Ayub Khan’s cabinet for a long time and he knew the weaknesses of incumbent government. Having established his party, he challenged the policies of Ayub government and pioneered the movement for the downfall of Ayub regime. The elections of 1970 yielded polarized electoral mandate in which Awami League won thumping majority in East Pakistan while Pakistan People’s Party outdid rivals in the West Pakistan.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2002
    Philippines

    This article summarizes the nature of land-related conflicts in the Philippines within the context of the prevailing agrarian situation throughout the country. An analysis of the agrarian institutions and different types of development that have occurred in a number of regions provide a broad representation of the current situation.

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    A Study Report on Analysis of Key Land Laws in Sri Lanka

    A special reference to Women and Community Land Rights

    Reports & Research
    October, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    Land is an imperative and crucial factor in the social, cultural and economic identity of the people in Sri Lanka due to the importance it has been given throughout our history. Moreover, the rights and interests over land are unequivocally and legally secured without any discrimination on the basis of gender, caste, religious or ethnic lines for its peaceful enjoyment and for the economic development of the people and the country.

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    An Introduction to Housing and Land Laws in Sri Lanka
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Sri Lanka

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: 

    In pursuing its aim to develop housing rights jurisprudence in Sri Lanka and in building the capacity of practising lawyers in the field of housing rights, COHRE Sri Lanka initiated a research project on housing and land laws in Sri Lanka. This publication is based on the findings of this project and is intended to provide an introduction to Sri Lanka’s housing and land laws. Its detailed analysis is confined to the main laws relating to land and housing.

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    Equity @resourceequity-womens-land-conference-2015
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2015
    Philippines

    This paper was prepared for presentation at the “2015 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty” in Washington DC last March 23-27, 2015 by Violeta P. Corral of the National Confederation of Small Farmers and Fishers Organizations (PAKISAMA), Philippines.

    The Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) project was jointly implemented by PAKISAMA and Asian Farmers Association (AFA), support by the International Land Coalition (ILC).

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