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    State of land information in South Africa Uncovering South Africa's land information ecosystem

    Uncovering South Africa's land information ecosystem

    Reports & Research
    March, 2020
    South Africa

    With this State of Land Information Report we seek to provide an overview of existing data and information on key land issues. Our aim is to uncover the many different sources of land data and information in South Africa and thus provide a basis to substantiate, refute or nuance the often-repeated rhetoric that there is a lack of land data. To this end, we developed an original scoping and assessment methodology building on existing internationally recognized and well-known frameworks.

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    Main findings and policy recommendations

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2019

    The project ‘Grounded Legitimacy’ explored how interventions in land governance by development organizations feed into the legitimacy of state and non‐state public authorities, and how these development organizations may better take ‘legitimacy’ into account. This policy note presents key findings and their implications for policy makers.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2020
    Eastern Africa, Mozambique

    One of the key aspects of the Mozambican legal framework for land is that Mozambican nationals can acquire tenure rights through inheritance, via peaceful occupation or through customary channels These usufruct tenure rights, known by the Portuguese acronym ‘DUAT’ (Direito de Uso e Aproveitamento da Terra), can be held individually or jointly.

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2020

    Rhe North-East Land Conference, organized by the Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU), Shillong, North-Eastern Region Community Resource Management Programme (NERCORMP), Shillong; North East Network (NEN), NRMC-Centre for Land Governance (NRMC-CLG); and Rongmei Naga Baptist Convention (RNBA), Manipur evident the significance tenure dynamics and development paradigms in North East Region deliberating on land, laws, locals and livelihoods on 30-31st January, 2020 at Shillong. 

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    Reports & Research
    May, 2019


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    Reports & Research
    February, 2020

    An information ecosystem is an extremely vast and cluttered space. What data exist? What data is up to date? What data is reliable? Who owns the data? Can I use the data without inflicting harm? Who are the data subjects? Many people across numerous sectors struggle with such questions and more. The land governance sector in India is no different. But somehow, it seems the land data ecosystem in India is more complex and controversial.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012

    study to characterize existing adaptive strategies and shifts in smallholder agro-pastoralists in relation to changes in land use and land subdivisions was carried out. A total of 48.9% of respondent indicated that there had been a shift in the adaptive strategies where unreliable rainfall, better access to land and water, acquisition of skills, shortage of pastures and proximity to wildlife habitats were the main factors influencing the shifts.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008

    Pastoralists traditionally relied on herd mobility to cope with drought. In the pastoral areas of Kajiado,
    Kenya this strategy is now threatened by increased individual land ownership as compared to
    communal access. Drought frequency as related to El-Nino and Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is
    predicated to increase with climate change. The aim of the study was investigate the use of herd
    mobility strategy in the ENSO related 1999/2000 la Nina induced drought under different land tenure

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2011

    Climate change impacts livelihoods adversely in dry-lands of Northern Kenya in terms of longer and harsher droughts, shorter and intense precipitation and floods. Climate change interlocks with peoples life-worlds differently for different reasons. Understanding the foregoing can inform and make policy more relevant. What are the Samburu peoples discernment of climate change and how have they confronted it? The paper examines the Samburu perspectives of climate change and the resulting coping, adaptation mechanisms and practice, and their prospects.

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