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  1. Library Resource
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    Reports & Research
    January, 2016
    Tanzania

    The report explores the evictions of pastoralists and other conflicts over pastoralists’ land in Tanzania, with focus on the past decade. 


    Although most of these evictions and land based conflicts have been documented, the associated human and legal rights violations have increasingly lead to concern amongst civil society. A study was therefore commissioned to collate the available information as well as to visit affected pastoralist communities to assess the current situation faced by pastoralists in the country. 

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2017
    Tanzania

    Land-use conflict is not a new phenomenon for pastoralists  and farmers in Tanzania with murders, the killing of livestock and the loss of property as  a  consequence of  this  conflict  featuring   in  the  news  for  many years  now.  Various actors,  including civil society organisations, have tried  to  address  farmer–pastoralist conflict through  mass  education programmes, land-use planning, policy reforms and  the development of community institutions. However, these efforts have not succeeded in the conflict.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2021
    Cameroon

           Context and backgroundWith many physical and human potentials, the Bamun country in the western highlands of Cameroon, which is an agricultural area excellence is today experiencing serious socio-economic and spatial transformations. The coffee crises, growth in cash crop production and demographic pressure within the former agricultural spaces has favored the movement of producers towards pioneer fronts. The availability of land capital in these new agricultural spaces attracts migrants from other horizons.

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    Legislation
    Benin, Africa, Western Africa

    Le présent code comprend 543 articles répartis en 10 titres, à savoir: Dispositions générales (Titre I); De la propriété (Titre II); De la protection et de la reconnaissance administrative du droit de propriété (Titre III); Des atteintes au droit de propriété (Titre IV); Du domaine immobilier de l’Etat et des collectivités territoriales (Titre V); Des dispositions relatives aux terres rurales et coutumières (Titre VI); De la preuve et du contentieux foncier (Titre VII); Du cadre institutionnel de gestion du domaine et du foncier (Titre VIII); Des infractions et des sanctions (Titre IX); Des

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    An Act to make provision with respect to searching for and mining minerals, to repeal the Mining Act and certain other Acts and to provide for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act, among other things, vests the property of mineral rights in the President, provides with respect to the administration of matters regarding mines and minerals, provides for the granting of mineral rights and related matters, and provides for the protection of the environment in relation with mining operations. The Act also includes provisions concerning dispute resoluation.No person shall carry on in Malawi reconnaissance, prospecting or mining operations, except under and in accordance with a Mineral Right, a non-exclusive prospecting licence, a claim or a mineral permit.

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    Legislation
    Rwanda, Eastern Africa, Africa

    La présente loi comprend 74 articles repartis en 7 chapitres,notamment les dispositions générales(I); la catégorisation des terres(II); administration et gestion des terres(III); droits et obligations fonciers (IV); prescription(V); sanctions pénales, mesures et sanctions administratives (VI); dispositions diverses,transitoires et finales(VII).Elle détermine les modalités d’allocation, d’acquisition,d’usage et de gestion des terres au Rwanda.Elle établit également les principes applicables aux droits reconnus sur l’ensemble des terres situées sur le territoire du Rwanda, ainsi que tous les

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    An Act to consolidate the law on mining and provide for the management and administration of minerals, mineral oils and incidental matters.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act, among other things, recognizes the Minerals Management Board as established by section 214 of the Constitution and provides rules relative to exploration and exploitation of minerals in Swaziland. The Act defines functions and powers of the Board, establishes an office of the Commissioner of Mines and defines functions of the Commissioner of Mines. A distinction is made between small-scale and large-scale operations for the purposes of this Act.

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    Legislation
    Benin, Africa, Western Africa

    La présente loi détermine les règles et les principes fondamentaux relatifs au régime foncier rural en République du Bénin. Elle s’applique au domaine privé rural de l’Etat et des collectivités territoriales ainsi qu’aux terres rurales appartenant aux personnes physiques ou morales de droit privé.

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    Lei n. 9/04.

    Legislation
    Angola, Africa, Middle Africa

    This Law, composed of 89 articles divided in 5 chapters, regulates the general principles on land rights. In particular, the Law rules on: property rights, rural community rights, natural resources’ use and protection measures, land expropriation, land concession, territorial planning, land classification, and registration procedures.

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    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act makes provision with respect to exploration for and exploitation of mineral resources, underground waters, geothermal deposits and related matters. It also empowers the Minister to regulate radioactive minerals.The Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy shall be the main administrative authority for purposes of this Act. The Act establishes a Minerals Technical Committee and a Mineral Development Fund.The Act sets out various mineral rights and the conditions at which they can be obtained.

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