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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2010
    Zambia, Africa

    Includes background to women’s land rights in Zambia; policy and legal reforms of the1990s; key findings – gender insensitivity on land laws and policies, the high cost of legal fees to handle land disputes, the limited benefits of title deeds for women, lack of awareness on land policy process, land grabbing and disinheritance, lack of security of tenure, lack of access to justice; conclusions and recommendations.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2005
    Uganda, Africa

    Background – renewed impetus for systematic demarcation – policy, legislative and operational frameworks. Systematic demarcation and poverty reduction – theoretical and conceptual frameworks, methodology. Outcomes of systematic demarcation – the demarcation process, transformations in land rights, including for children and women, asset enhancement, access to capital, farm investment and production, the land market, land disputes, area land committee operations, local parcel registration data bank. Conclusions and recommendations.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Zimbabwe, Africa

    Land reform has generated a range of disputes including overlapping boundaries, double occupations, competing authorities etc. Lists areas in which potential disputes arise.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2004
    Kenya, Africa

    Contains introduction; the goals and objectives of land policy; land sovereignty; land tenure classification; incidents of tenure; historical claims; tenure of land-based resources; productive and sustainable land use; the management and development of land; land rights delivery; demarcation and cadastral survey; land market regulation; land dispute resolution; appendix on national civil society land policy principles.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    Uganda, Africa

    Includes landlord-tenant relations, the Kibaale land question, pastoralists, gazetted land, IDPs and returnees in Northern Uganda, conflicts about refugee resettlement camps, the impact of oil discoveries, deficits in dispute resolution and land administration, corruption, ignorance of the law.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2002
    Zambia, Africa

    Comprises executive summary, introduction, and chapters on historical perspective of land tenure, situation analysis, land policy objectives and strategies, institutional framework, and funding. The main emphasis is to address the problems of the land delivery system to ensure equitable access to land resources. Includes sections on land tenure and land allocation to foreigners, environmental issues, land disputes and gender – the Policy seeks to redress gender imbalances and other forms of discrimination in land tenure.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2004
    Angola, Rwanda, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa

    Presentation of 5 brief case studies of what Oxfam actually did with regards land in post-conflict situations in Africa, in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Rwanda and Angola, concluding with the common themes, conclusions and lessons that emerged from the case studies. Also includes a critique of the role of USAID.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2005
    Kenya, Africa

    This summary of the Report of the Ndungu Commission on Illegal and Irregular Allocation of Public Land provides an insight into a critical recent episode in the struggles over land and graft in Kenya. Includes land and demography in Kenya; the law relating to the allocation of land; the Commission’s findings – (1) urban, state and ministries’ land, (2) settlement schemes and trust lands, (3) forest lands, national parks, wetlands, riparian resources and protected areas; the Commission’s recommendations; commentary.

  9. Library Resource
    Human Rights Watch

    Desocupações Forçadas e Insegurança da Posse da Terra para os Pobres da Cidade de Luanda

    Reports & Research
    May, 2007
    Africa, Angola
    Em Luanda, capital de Angola, o Governo despejou coercivamente e de forma violenta milhares de pessoas que viviam em áreas habitacionais informais com pouco ou nenhum aviso prévio. Em violação das próprias leis de Angola e das suas obrigações internacionais de direitos humanos, o Governo destruiu casas, culturas e bens pessoais dos moradores sem um processo justo e raramente concedeu indemnização.

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