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    Chapter 113

    Legislation
    December, 1999
    Tanzania

    An Act to provide for the basic law in relation to land other than the village land, the management of land, settlement of disputes and related matters.

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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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    Legislation
    Lesotho, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for a wide variety of matters relating to land tenure and reform in Lesotho including the definition of rights in land, allocation of land in rural areas, grant of title in land, vesting of land in authorities, government acquisitions and acquisition and expropriation of land for public purpose, grant of long-term leases and regularization and adjudication of title in land, including resolution of disputes by specialized land courts established under this Act. All land in Lesotho is vested in the Basotho Nation and is held in trust by the King.

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    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    Section 2 defines the land to which the provisions of this Act apply. The provisions of the Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act, 1970 shall not apply to land on which a development is undertaken in terms of this Act. Consent to an occupier (defined in section 3) to reside on or use land shall only be terminated and the occupier evicted in accordance with conditions set out in section 8. Rights and duties of an occupier are defined in section 6. Section 7 concerns the impounding of animals.

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    Reports & Research
    March, 2013
    Tanzania

    Pastoralists in Tanzania are suffering from many human rights violations, including forced evictions from their lands. This report gives a comprehensive analysis of the human rights situation of indigenous peoples in Tanzania, and documents cases of human rights violations against Maasai pastoralists during 2011. 

    The information contained in this report is a result of a comprehensive survey and human rights analysis, which used both primary and secondary data collection methodologies covering a total of 10 districts and 18 villages. 

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    The Case of Bioshape, Kilwa District

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2013
    Tanzania

     One of the most wellknown biofuel investments was that of Bioshape, which acquired approximately 34,000 ha in Kilwa District for the cultivation of jatropha.

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    Report No.3 , Kenya.

    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2012
    Kenya

    Across the world, areas with high or important biodiversity are often located within Indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ conserved territories and areas (ICCAs). Traditional and contemporary systems of stewardship embedded within cultural practices enable the conservation, restoration and connectivity of ecosystems, habitats, and specific species in accordance with indigenous and local worldviews. In spite of the benefits ICCAs have for maintaining the integrity of ecosystems, cultures and human wellbeing, they are under increasing threat.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2013
    Tanzania

    Specific objectives of the study included reviewing the state of implementation of CAADP in Tanzania in the context of on-going multiple development initiatives; identifying and analyse gaps on policies and frameworks related to CAADP implementation; making objective analysis of commitment of the Government of Tanzania to 2003 Maputo Declaration; and assessing engagement of small scale farmers in CAADP process in Tanzania

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Tanzania

    Despite progressive provisions on gender equality in Tanzania’s land laws, women have little representation in land allocation decisions, including meetings of village councils and village assemblies. Mainstreaming gender in local regulations can help to address this problem.

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    The Predicaments of Pastoralists Evicted to Rufiji District

    Reports & Research
    April, 2013
    Tanzania

    This fact finding mission had been organised to investigate the challenges facing pastoralists in Rufiji District, the challenges which have been defined as the source of conflict in this district. Although pastoralists had arrived in Rufiji since 1990’s but they officially went there and other places in Coastal and in Lindi Regions after they had been evicted from Ihefu and Kilosa in 2006-9. The Government, through their operation, announced to prepare areas for pastoralists and also to set all necessary and potential services for them to survive In Lindi, Ruvuma and Pwani Regions. 

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