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  1. Library Resource
    Protection Against Eviction under the Extension of Security of Tenure Act: Legal Rules, Principles and Process cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2017
    South Africa

    This is a user-friendly guide that explains the rights of farm dwellers and the law in relation to evictions from farmland. It gives advice on how farm dwellers can navigate the legal processes involved in eviction proceedings and practically resist evictions. It is a resource for farm dwellers facing eviction from their homes, as well as for farm worker unions, community-based paralegals and lawyers. The guide was developed by SERI and the Commercial Stevedoring Agricultural and Allied Workers Union (CSAAWU).

  2. Library Resource

    From the Book: State of Open Data

    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2019

    Key points

    • Global availability of land ownership and land deals data is patchy, but, when available, it has been used by individual citizens, entrepreneurs, civil society, and journalists.

    • Over the last decade, a number of responsible data lessons have been learned. These lessons can provide guidance on how to balance transparency and privacy and on how to draw research conclusions from partial data.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2019

    Le 21 mars 2019, s’est tenu à Niamey dans la salle de réunion de l’hôtel Sahel, un atelier de lancement du processus de formulation de la politique foncière rurale au Niger.

    L’atelier est organisé par le Secrétariat Permanent du Code Rural avec l’appui technique et financier de la FAO. Il vise de facon générale à lancer le processus deformulation de la politique foncière. 

  4. Library Resource
    LandVoc Community of Experts
    June, 2020

    This document sums up part of the presentations given during the first part of the LandVoc Community of Experts workshop, held on June 8th, 2020.  This workshop focused on the origins of LandVoc, how LandVoc is being used, future uses of LandVoc and the promotion of LandVoc uptake.  

  5. Library Resource

    Community Videos

    November, 2013
    South Africa

    Theme 1 of community videos: Agriculture and Food Security

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    South Africa

    In 2013, South Afrika marked its 100 years without natives land. Then, Tshintsha Amakhaya (TA) - launched the Mayibuye iAfrika Campaign in 2011 at a national land reform workshop. The Campaign was intensified in 2013 - the centenary of the 1913 Native Land Act – through local actions, platform discussions, and country-wide events. The 2013 Campaign was aimed at amplifying the voices of rural women and men through supporting and connecting local struggles for land and agrarian transformation.


  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    National Policies
    January, 2017
    South Africa

    On 11 November 2011, representatives of 18 community organisations and 12 non-governmental organisations from around South Africa met in Balgowan in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands to discuss the Green Paper on Land Reform released by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    South Africa

    Tshintsha Amakhaya (TA) is an action learning platform for civil society organisations that support local community struggles in land and agrarian reform. Through action research, campaigns, and building active participation, the TA alliance seeks to enhance rural people’s capacity to secure and realise their livelihoods and rights and to promote alternative models of land tenure and agricultural production for food sovereignty.

  9. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2011

    Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations.

  10. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2011

    In 1991, Terminology for Grazing Lands and Grazing Animals was published with the objective of ‘developing a consensus of clear definitions of terms used in the grazing of animals.’ This first effort involved primarily organizations and agencies within the USA but included representation from New Zealand and Australia. It was the intent from the beginning to expand this to a truly international effort at a later date.

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