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  1. Library Resource

    Vol 1, No 2: September 2018, Special Issue on Youth and Land Governance

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Central African Republic

    The Continental Land Policy Initiative, now the African Land Policy Centre, has made tremendous progress in generating knowledge on land governance since inception in 2006. A key milestone was the formulation of a Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa in 2009 upon which the African Union Declaration on Land Issues in Africa was prepared and endorsed in Libya in July 2009.

  2. Library Resource

    Vol 2, No 1: March 2019, Special Issue on Women&Land

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Africa

    The livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people, particularly the rural poor, are based on secure and equitable access to and control over land and natural resources which are in turn the source of food and shelter, the basis for social, cultural and religious practices, and a central factor in economic growth.

  3. Library Resource

    Vol 3, No 1: March 2020, Special Issue 2 on Land Policy in Africa

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Nigeria

    There is increasing awareness that innovations foster inclusive land administration and ease of access to land among citizens but studies exploring innovations in government within the context of developing countries are scanty. This study examines the effect of innovations in government on exploitation of land as a source of wealth, security of rights to land, private land ownership, and supply of information on land-use in Lagos State. The study uses a mixed research methodology. First, we identified two dimensions of innovations in government using Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA).

  4. Library Resource

    Vol 3, No 1: January 2020, Special Issue 1 on Land Policy in Africa

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Kenya

    Ten years ago, Kenya made a land policy[1] to secure land rights, promote economic growth, investment and reduction of poverty. This paper seeks to examine how the policy has fared towards improvement of livelihoods, establishment of an accountable and transparent institutional system. The paper looks at three processes of making, implementation and outcomes of the Policy that are interlinked, yet requires to be separated so as to come to terms with what has happened to the land sector in Kenya.

  5. Library Resource

    Vol 2, No 3: September 2019

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Nigeria

    The study looks at the implementation of a GIS - Based Property Tax Information Management System to solve the problem of low internally generated revenue. It also considers the appropriateness of high-resolution satellite image in generating property information in the absence of land registry record.  Building characteristics needed for property valuation that could not be derived from high resolution satellite were collected from property owners using structured questionnaire.

  6. Library Resource

    Vol 1, No 3: December 2018

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Rwanda

    Rwanda has undertaken a land registration and titling program since 2008 with a registration of 10.3 million land parcels in 2013. The aim of this paper is to investigate the early effects of the program on tenure security and agricultural investments since few studies have been carried out in this research area. The study was undertaken in Musanze district in Northern Rwanda, with specific focus on Gataraga sector and it draws on a mix of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The findings indicate that the program led to reduced land conflicts and improved tenure security.

  7. Library Resource

    Vol 3: Special Issue 3, 2020

    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2020
    Africa

    Land titles registration is germane to providing proof of individual ownership of land. In recognition of its importance in enhancing property rights, efforts at improving land title registration has increased significantly. Generally, the most vital areas vulnerable to corruption in Africa land sector are land administration, customary land tenure, management of state-owned land, land use planning, family land inheritance, conversion of land use, investments for both present period and speculative purpose among others.

  8. Library Resource

    Vol 3: Special Issue 3, 2020

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Tanzania

    This paper explores the impact of large-scale agricultural investment on household livelihood outcomes among smallholder farmers in Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. The study used qualitative and quantitative data from a sample of 376 households. Quantitative data analysis employed independent samples t-test and multiple linear regressions. There were associations in livelihood outcomes and household headship (p

  9. Library Resource

    Vol 1, No 2: September 2018, Special Issue on Youth and Land Governance

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Tanzania

     Population increase influence the dynamics in land market and agitate land access competition, which results into exclusion of some individuals. Inequality is evident in majority of Tanzanians women, youth, children and elderly. It is more prevalence in land markets where rich individuals are favorable to make choices regarding access to land resources. Owing to potential developments, peri-urban areas are becoming places where changes in land uses and activities take place.

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