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  1. Library Resource
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    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2012
    Tanzania

    A comprehensive legal analysis highlighting  gaps and recommendations in the four selected land related legislations in Tanzania. 

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    A Fact-Finding Mission Report on Vilima Vitatu Village Land Dispute-Babati District

    Reports & Research
    June, 2007
    Tanzania

    A fact-finding mission team was formed as a result of consultative meetings on the land dispute between the village government and pastoralists in Vilima Vitatu village in Babati district. The team was comprised of the following members: Kassian Mshomba (LHRC), Seif Mangwangi (Majira), Diana Mawalla (PINGOs Forum), Hamadi Sadick, Emmanuel Cornel (PINGOs Forum), Asraji Mvungi (ITV), Rodgers Luhwago (The Citizen), Bakari Mnkondo (Uhuru), Bernard Baha (HakiArdhi) and Chambi Chachage (Independent Researcher).


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    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2017
    Tanzania

    Administration of land in Tanzania is more decentralized from the president to the village level. The law gives power to village councils and village assemblies to administer village land. The District authorities are given advisory and supervisory mandates over villages and represent the commissioner who takes overall administrative powers.  Despite decentralization, institutions responsible for land administration, land have continued to be cause of many conflicts for years.  Conflicts have been escalating and lead loss of lives and property.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2014
    Africa, South Africa

    Pastoralism – the predominant form of livestock keeping in the Horn of Africa – has always been a source of disputes and tensions in the region. So it is maybe no coincidence that precisely those countries with the largest cattle and camel herds should be the ones that have been suffering from prolonged armed conflict for years. This article takes a look at the closely interwoven aspects influencing conflicts in the Horn of Africa in general and South Sudan more specifically.

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    Regulations
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Regulation of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) implements provisions of the Community Rights Law of 2009 with Respect to Forest Lands ("Community Rights Law"), and determines the rules, guidelines and procedures for the establishment of forest communities and to access, manage, use and the benefits of forest resources within the Republic of Liberia, and participation by communities in the reforestation, rehabilitation and conservation of forest and wildlife resources in Liberia.

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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

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Mauritania, Africa, Western Africa

    Le pastoralisme comme mode d'élevage, fondé sur la mobilité des éleveurs et des troupeaux, concourt à la satisfaction des besoins économiques et sociaux des populations ainsi qu’à la préservation des équilibres écologiques par une gestion durable des ressources naturelles. Le droit d’accès aux ressources pastorales est entendu comme la garantie pour le pasteur de la liberté de passage vers la ressource naturelle.

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    An Act to provide for the management and administration of land in villages, and for related matters.

    Legislation
    Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act consists of 66 sections divided into 6 Parts: Preliminary provisions (I); Application of fundamental principles of the National Land Policy (II); Transfers and hazard land (III); Village lands (IV); Dispute settlement (V); Miscellaneous provisions (VI). The President may transfer any area of village land to general or reserved land for public interest (sect. 4). Village land transfer shall not be transferred until the type, amount and timing of the payment of compensation has been agreed upon. The Minister may declare any area of a village land to be hazard land.

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    Legislation
    Mauritania, Africa, Western Africa

    Les dispositions de la présente loi ont pour objet de définir les concepts et les principes d’une gestion rationnelle de l’espace pastoral et de déterminer les règles précises devant régir l’ensemble des aspects de l’activité pastorale de manière à assurer la préservation et la promotion du pastoralisme dans le cadre d’une évolution harmonieuse du développement rural. Le droit d’accès aux ressources pastorales est entendu comme la garantie pour le pasteur de la liberté de passage vers la ressource naturelle.

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    Regulations
    Cameroon, Africa, Middle Africa

    Ce décret porte composition, attributions et modalités de fonctionnement de la commission consultative prévue à l'article 12 du décret nº 76-166 du 27 avril 1976, fixant les modalités de gestion du domaine national. Cette commission est chargée notamment: d'organiser l'espace rural en zones agricoles et zones d'élevage; de définir les modalités d'utilisation des zones mixtes, qui sont insusceptibles d'appropriation privée; d'assurer le respect des délimitations agro-pastorales et de règler les litiges agro-pastoraux.

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