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  1. Library Resource
    Document aggregated from Resource Equity Landwise Database
    January, 2020

    Impacts of Resettlement on Women’s Land Tenure Security

    This paper seeks to assess the effectiveness of the existing legal framework to protect women’s land rights in the face of hydro power-driven resettlement in Laos PDR. Specifically, it seeks to answer the research question, "In Laos, how effective are the resettlement, land laws and policies and related safeguards at ensuring gender-equitable results?”

  2. Library Resource
    People's Law Journal No 1: Rural Land Justice

    Rural Land Justice

    Reports & Research
    March, 2016
    South Africa

    The first volume of the People's Law Journal was written by the Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC) in the Faculty of Law at the Universityof Cape Town and edited and published by Ndifuna Ukwazi. The journal explores a wide range of relevant issues including land restitution, elite capture, traditional leadership, mining and the erosion of communal land rights in the post-apartheid era

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    South Africa

    This research report examines the changing role and function of civil society in South Africa pre and post-1994, and its changing relations with the state through successive presidencies. It presents a four quadrant typology of civil society organisations

  4. Library Resource

    Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Northern Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

    It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use and title, still presents significant challenges. The difficulties are compounded by the fragmented nature of information resources about land.

  5. Library Resource
    Datasets
    December, 2019
    Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Global

    This table provides a listing of official documents required for the legal recognition of land tenure rights and land transactions. The database covers 68 countries in the world, including most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This database was prepared for national statistical organizations, research institutes and others undertaking population surveys on land tenure. It will enable them to prepare questionnaires and facilitate the coding of land documents reported by respondents.

  6. Library Resource
    Booklet Just transition call for action on mining in South Africa
    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2022
    South Africa

    From 24 to 26 November 2020, the three organisations comprising the Life After Coal campaign, Earthlife Africa (Johannesburg), the Centre for Environmental Rights and ground Work, met virtually to develop a shared Open Agenda on the Just Transition. We used the Open Agenda for a Just Transition - developed at the National Coal Exchange in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, in July 2019 - as a starting point.

  7. Library Resource
    A new land records system cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2017
    South Africa

    It is fairly well understood how an incremental settlement approach to addressing South Africa's housing and settlement needs works, but there is less understanding however for how an incremental settlement approach could work in the context of tenure security.

  8. Library Resource

    A smallholding land subsidy programme

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2017
    Southern Africa

    This learning brief suggests that one of the factors limiting the ability of the country to make good on its constitutional obligations relating to land reform is that we, as a country, have a missing middle – smallholder plots – when it comes to land reform.

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