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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2005
    Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Africa’s Great Lakes Region has in recent years experienced
    political strife, armed conflict and population displacements
    with severe humanitarian consequences. While these events
    have clearly revolved around political struggles for the control
    of the state, recent research has pointed to the significance
    of access to renewable natural resources as structural causes
    and sustaining factors in struggles for power in the region.
    Contested rights to land and natural resources are significant,

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2004
    Sudan, Burundi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Since the early 1990s, parts of Afri-ca’s Great Lakes Region have expe-rienced political strife, armed con-flict and population displacements withsevere humanitarian consequences. De-spite great progress towards sustainablepeace in all the countries of the region,sporadic violence continues in some ar-eas, particularly in the Eastern DemocraticRepublic of Congo (DRC). Conflicts in theGreat Lakes Region are highly interlinked,with political and military alliances, refu-gee movements, and ethnic solidarities ty-ing the fates of the countries of the re-gion.

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    Land and conflict in Sierra Leone: A rapid desk-based study. Evidence on Demand.

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Africa, Sierra Leone

    This report presents the results of a rapid desk-based review of academic and grey literature on land issues in Sierra Leone, with a particular focus on literature from 2002 onwards. The review explored land ownership and rights in both the Western Area and the other provinces and the concept of land as an actual and potential driver of conflict (both violent and non-violent).

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act makes provision with respect to exploration for and exploitation of mineral resources, underground waters, geothermal deposits and related matters. It also empowers the Minister to regulate radioactive minerals.The Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy shall be the main administrative authority for purposes of this Act. The Act establishes a Minerals Technical Committee and a Mineral Development Fund.The Act sets out various mineral rights and the conditions at which they can be obtained.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate the law on mining and provide for the management and administration of minerals, mineral oils and incidental matters.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act, among other things, recognizes the Minerals Management Board as established by section 214 of the Constitution and provides rules relative to exploration and exploitation of minerals in Swaziland. The Act defines functions and powers of the Board, establishes an office of the Commissioner of Mines and defines functions of the Commissioner of Mines. A distinction is made between small-scale and large-scale operations for the purposes of this Act.

  6. Library Resource
    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
    Legislation
    Rwanda, Eastern Africa, Africa

    La présente loi comprend 74 articles repartis en 7 chapitres,notamment les dispositions générales(I); la catégorisation des terres(II); administration et gestion des terres(III); droits et obligations fonciers (IV); prescription(V); sanctions pénales, mesures et sanctions administratives (VI); dispositions diverses,transitoires et finales(VII).Elle détermine les modalités d’allocation, d’acquisition,d’usage et de gestion des terres au Rwanda.Elle établit également les principes applicables aux droits reconnus sur l’ensemble des terres situées sur le territoire du Rwanda, ainsi que tous les

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision with respect to searching for and mining minerals, to repeal the Mining Act and certain other Acts and to provide for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Malawi, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act, among other things, vests the property of mineral rights in the President, provides with respect to the administration of matters regarding mines and minerals, provides for the granting of mineral rights and related matters, and provides for the protection of the environment in relation with mining operations. The Act also includes provisions concerning dispute resoluation.No person shall carry on in Malawi reconnaissance, prospecting or mining operations, except under and in accordance with a Mineral Right, a non-exclusive prospecting licence, a claim or a mineral permit.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Benin, Africa, Western Africa

    La présente loi détermine les règles et les principes fondamentaux relatifs au régime foncier rural en République du Bénin. Elle s’applique au domaine privé rural de l’Etat et des collectivités territoriales ainsi qu’aux terres rurales appartenant aux personnes physiques ou morales de droit privé.

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    Lei n. 9/04.

    Legislation
    Angola, Africa, Middle Africa

    This Law, composed of 89 articles divided in 5 chapters, regulates the general principles on land rights. In particular, the Law rules on: property rights, rural community rights, natural resources’ use and protection measures, land expropriation, land concession, territorial planning, land classification, and registration procedures.

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