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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Angola, Egypt, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Ivory Coast, Congo, Djibouti, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Cyprus, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Americas

    The second volume of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives for 2004 comprises eight articles that examine a range of areas central to land tenure activity. They provide a stimulating and, in some cases, critical set of perspectives on how best to tackle some of these issues.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Bangladesh, United States of America, Afghanistan, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Laos, United Kingdom, Guinea, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, Yemen, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Japan, India, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia, Asia, Oceania

    Land Tenure Working Paper 20. This paper presents an analysis of communal tenure and its role for natural resource management system, in different contexts of selected Asian countries. The current market driven pressures on natural resources create both challenges and opportunities for communities and governments to use and strengthen communal tenure in order to promote sustainable management of some natural resources.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Iran, Western Asia, Asia, Southern Asia

    The purpose of this Law, which consists of 8 articles, is to prohibit any changes in land use of farms and gardens outside the limit of cities. The Act states that the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development shall decrease urban development to the farms and gardens surrounding the cities and minimize changes in land use of farms and gardens inside urban areas.

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Iran, Western Asia, Asia, Southern Asia

    After the Revolution, in 1979, the Government authorized farmers to temporarily farm in some abandoned lands. The Regulation, which consists of 31 articles, aims to transfer the ownership of these lands to the farmers in return of monthly installment of the land’s actual value. Accordingly, the Regulation provides details of the process to grant ownership. The eligible farmers to receive ownership, as well as the actual price of each land, should be determined by a specified committee.

  5. Library Resource
    Constitution
    February, 2012
    Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    Repeals: Constitution of the Syrian Arab Republic. (1973-03-13)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Iran, Western Asia, Asia, Southern Asia

    The purpose of this Act is to regulate general principles governing the limits of ownership of lands by individuals in the country. In particular, no one may own more than a certain amount of land in the whole country. Any land in excess shall be seized by the Government and redistributed. Fruit and tea gardens, as well as agricultural land are exempt from this limitation. Abandoned land, wasteland and land exceeding the maximum permitted, are considered eligible for division and redistribution. According to the Act, farmers are considered as priority in land redistribution.

  7. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    Yemen

    The report, Land Tenure for Social and
    Economic Inclusion in Yemen: Issues and Opportunities was
    completed in December 2009. The report addresses the
    problems of land ownership in Yemen and the various social
    and economic problems associated with the system of land
    ownership. Property rights under Yemeni Law are expressed
    both in custom and statute, but both are informed by shari a
    (Islamic law), which provides the basic property categories

  8. Library Resource

    قانون رقم (1) لسنة 1999م بشأن المصادر لطبيعية

    Legislation
    Palestine, Western Asia, Asia

    This Law consisting of 46 articles divided in 9 Chapters aims at protecting and regulating activities regarding use and exploitation of natural resources in Palestine. It establishes the General Administration of Natural Resources.

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    مرسوم سلطاني رقم 80/5 بإصدار قانون الأراضي لعام 1980

    Legislation
    Oman, Western Asia

    This Decree consisting of 31 articles divided in V Sections aims at regulating land ownership in Oman and guarantying lands rights to the Omani population. It states that all land in the country is the property of the State, unless specified otherwise. The Law permits Omani nationals to enjoy the benefits of owning land on freehold and leasehold bases.

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    Закон Грузии О признании права собственности на земельные участки, находящиеся во владении (пользовании) физических лиц и юридических лиц частного права.

    Legislation
    Georgia, Asia, Western Asia

    The scope of this Law shall be acknowledgement of the right of ownership to land plots pertaining to the ownership (tenancy) of natural and legal persons of private law. It shall be also applicable to unauthorized land seizure related to the plots of land pertaining to public land. This Law establishes plenary powers of state bodies representing the interests of the state in the process of acknowledgement of the right of ownership.

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