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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksPolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2006Côte d'Ivoire
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsApril, 2020Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda
Land in Uganda is a delicate resource that has caused many conflicts over the past years. About 80% of pending court cases in the country relate to land today. Looking at the country’s violent history, a rising population and increasing impact of climate change on agriculture productivity, land rights in Uganda are contested to this day. Land conflicts are either within communities, family structures or between individuals and external players such as investors.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2020Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda
The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Uganda fosters investment quality promotion to ensure that agriculture and forestry investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management and respect the rights and needs of local populations, including vulnerable groups and women.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2020Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia
The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Ethiopia aims at ensuring that investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management, and respect the rights and needs of local populations, in particular vulnerable groups and women.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2021Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cette étude est le troisième volet d’une série consacrée à l’accès à la terre, thématique centrale du programme 2017-2021 d’Entraide et Fraternité. Les deux premiers volets ont été consacrés en 2018, à Madagascar et en 2019, aux Philippines.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2020Africa, Niger
Au Niger comme dans tous les pays du Sahel, le pastoralisme fait face à des défis majeurs. La transhumance transfrontalière – pratique séculaire caractérisant le pastoralisme dans toute l’Afrique au sud du Sahara et dont les bienfaits ne sont plus à démontrer – est dangereusement menacée.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2014Côte d'Ivoire
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010Mali
Does climate change drive conflict over land use in Mali?
This study investigates the alleged relationship between climate change and conflicts, using the Inland Delta of the Niger River in Mali as a case study, where this region is an African hotspot area in terms of land use conflicts.
The author emphasises that, despite the clear climate developments in the region throughout the last century, researchers are much less sure about future changes. Moreover, the paper finds that:
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2018Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria
Why this study?
Recent years have witnessed an increase in violent conflicts involving pastoralists in parts of West Africa and the Sahel. They often take the form of clashes between herders and farmers, impacting human, national and regional security.
Given its mandate and role in conflict prevention, the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, in collaboration with the Economic Community of West African States, initiated this study in 2017 to examine the causes and identify concrete solutions to conflicts related to pastoralism.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2021Rwanda
This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Rwanda. This project is implemented by Kadaster International and IDLO, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency.
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