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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2021
    Global

    The Open Up Guide on Land Governance is a resource  aimed to be used by governments from developing countries to collect and release land-related data to improve data quality, availability, accessibility and use for improved citizen engagement, decision making and innovation. It sets out:

    1. Key datasets for land management accountability, and how they should be collected, stored, shared and published for improving land governance and transparency;

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2021
    Indonesia, Global

    For the estimated 70% of the world population that lives on property without a formal land title, life can be precarious. The absence of ownership documentation raises families’ vulnerability to forced eviction and conflict; it precludes the use of the property to access financial services and other economic benefits; and it diminishes the value of property by restricting its transfer to an informal, opaque market. And yet, in many parts of the world, the process of obtaining a land title is not only expensive but also complicated and sometimes nearly impossible.

  3. Library Resource
    Land Capacity Building Guide - Focusing on private Mailo land
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Responsible Land Policy in Uganda (RELAPU) is a project implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). BMZ created the Special Initiative “One World, No Hunger”, aimed at eradicating extreme hunger and poverty. Within this special initiative, RELAPU is part of the Global Programme on Responsible Land Policy currently implemented in eight countries.

  4. Library Resource
    Training Handbook for Land Governance Practitioners on Private Mailo land
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Knowledge of policies on land governance not only improves the way issues pertaining to land rights are handled; but also minimises waste of time and money lost on land conflict.

    This Training Manual is a practical handbook to be used by trainers on land governance on private Mailo land. It contains several methods and approaches for content delivery carefully crafted to improve understanding and appreciation of the laws governing Mailo land.

  5. Library Resource
    Land Conflict Mediation Guide - Private Mailo Land
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Land in Uganda is a delicate resource that has caused many conflicts over the past years. About 80% of pending court cases in the country relate to land today. Looking at the country’s violent history, a rising population and increasing impact of climate change on agriculture productivity, land rights in Uganda are contested to this day. Land conflicts are either within communities, family structures or between individuals and external players such as investors.

  6. Library Resource
    Customary Land Governance Guide
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2019
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Responsible Land Policy in Uganda (RELAPU) is a project implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). BMZ created the Special Initiative “One World, No Hunger”, aimed at eradicating extreme hunger and poverty. Within this special initiative, RELAPU is part of the Global Programme on Responsible Land Policy currently implemented in eight countries.

  7. Library Resource
    Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) in Ethiopia

    English Version

    Institutional & promotional materials
    May, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Uganda fosters investment quality promotion to ensure that agriculture and forestry investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management and respect the rights and needs of local populations, including vulnerable groups and women.

  8. Library Resource
    Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) in Ethiopia

    English Version

    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia

    The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Ethiopia aims at ensuring that investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management, and respect the rights and needs of local populations, in particular vulnerable groups and women.

  9. Library Resource

    Darfur land administration assessment: analysis and recommendations

    Reports & Research
    July, 2020
    Sudan, Eastern Africa

    The objectives of the report are to assess the statutory and customary land administration systems and practices in the five Darfur states of Sudan, and to provide guidance to relevant stakeholders on how to support the tenure security and housing, land and property (HLP) rights of people voluntarily returning to Darfur and of other vulnerable people, such as IDPs, refugees, women and youth. Although the primary focus of the report is on securing the land rights of returnees, vulnerable and displaced people, the findings and recommendations are relevant to the overall Darfur population.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Africa, Sudan, Eastern Africa

    The article attempts to provide an understanding of the phenomenon of conflict in the Horn of Africa. It identifies and dicusses the political factor as the root cause of the problem of peace and security in the subregion. The paper does not argue that thee is a gap of literature on the conflicts in the Horn of Africa. The argument it is trying to present is taht many of the works on the subject taht the author has consulted and reviewed concentrate on conflict markers such as ethnicity, region, religion, etc.

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