This report uses unique household survey data from 24,870 respondents in 33 countries in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia to investigate correlations between demographic, economic and spatial characteristics and perceived tenure insecurity.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2019Global
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2014Madagascar
Two major innovations have inter alia emerged from the land reform in Madagascar: (i)
decentralised land management through the creation of local land offices, and (ii)
certification, which enables individuals to register private property provided the community
agrees on the legitimacy of the claimed rights.
Despite the political crisis and the withdrawal of international aid during this period (2009 -
2013), new local land offices have been created, and now cover a third of the country’s
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2022Sierra Leone, Colombia, Global
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2020Sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia
The Support to Responsible Agricultural Investments project (S2RAI) promotes internationally recognised principles and guidelines such as the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT), and Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI) to ensure food security and secure land tenure rights for communities in the context of large-scale commercial land investment as well as strengthen the institutional frameworks and coordination structures at federal and regional levels in relations to responsible agricultural investment in Ethiopia.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2021Ethiopia, Madagascar, Uganda, Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Peru, Laos, Global
In this introductory video to the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy answers are given to what it wants to achieve, how it works and why land rights are so important. The Global Programme is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), co-funded by the European Union and works in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Laos, Madagascar, Peru (completed in 2021), Uganda and Paraguay (completed in 2018).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2022Global
Land tenure security has come to the forefront of the sustainable development agenda in recent years. In part this is due to its foundational and fundamental nature. Ways to manage and allocate rights over resources, and our relationships to it, are some of the first ‘commons’ issues fledgling societies face. The ripple effects of land tenure security are now widely recognized as having implications for not just the way natural resources are managed, but also for household income and investment, well-being, and health. (excerpt from Forward).
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Library ResourceJanuary, 2011China
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2021Kenya
The findings of this study demonstrate that the despite the bouquet of land laws and other land reforms that have been put in place to make it easier for women to access land rights, both the formal and informal systems remain fraught with multiple extra-legal obstacles in the form of personal (family) security, social acceptance, economic empowerment, and land rights literacy, which hinders women’s’ realisation to women’s lands rights.
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