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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009

    This BMZ comissioned report by GTZ highlights the dramatic increase of land concessions and rising inequality in land distribution in Cambodia. Parts of the study refer to an earlier report by Uch Sophas “Foreign Direct Investment in Land for Biomass Production in Cambodia”. The South-East Asian country Cambodia has an area of 181,035 km2. The Government of Cambodia is adapting its activities to attract FDI, which has lead to a steady increase especially since 2007.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012

    Wars and their aftermaths frequently transform land use and ownership, reshaping 'post-conflict' landscapes through new boundaries, population movements, land reforms and conditions of access. Within a global context of controversial land concessions and farmland acquisitions, we bring to light the continued salience of historical memories of war in the ways land conflicts are being negotiated in Laos.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This expanded edition presents regional and country perspectives on access to land for the rural poor from the eight countries-Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka. It makes assessments of land reforms and their implementation, and the legal frameworks and conditions necessary to advance land rights. The publication also examines the changing roles of government, the private sector, NGOs and civil society in influencing agrarian reform and sustainable development for the rural poor.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Global, Uganda

    The Social Tenure Domain Model offers practical solutions and opportunities for land professionals, researchers, grassroots organisations and government authorities. These opportunities include the empowerment of the grassroots communities to develop and manage their own information systems (and their own data), with all the benefits of the advanced technologies can offer, with less investment in resources and with less reliance on highly paid experts. Land professionals can also make their services available to all and offer people-centred and affordable solutions.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Western Africa, Africa

    En marge de l’Assemblée Générale de la Fédération des Géomètres Francophones (FGF), ONU-Habitat et le Réseau Mondial des Instruments Fonciers (GLTN), a organisé une séance de formation sur la bonne gouvernance foncière.
    Cette rencontre technique et scientifique a réuni 130 experts géomètres, du secteur privé, du secteur public, enseignants, étudiants, venus de 13 pays d’Afrique Subsaharienne et d’Europe.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Global, Africa

    Cette publication est le sommaire du rapport de l'atelier regional d'apprentissage sur la 'Securite de la tenure fonciere et des ressources naturelles'. L'atelier qui s'est tenu a Nairobi, Kenya du 29 au 31 mai a ete conjointement organise par ONU-Habitat/Reseau Mondial des Instruments Fonciers (GLTN) et le Fonds international de developpement agricole (FIDA).

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2010

    The young man was scared. The city government had instructed him to count the shacks in the settlement. He arrived smartly dressed carrying a briefcase and clipboard with pen in hand and a list of the shacks. His job was to find any new shacks without the official number painted on the door. But he immediately ran into problems. The local residents confronted him, asking what he was doing. Soon a small crowd had gathered. They took him into the community hall, where a meeting was under way. He explained that the city had sent him, but the local people were suspicious.

  8. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Global, Latin America and the Caribbean

    A pesar del avance en los derechos de las mujeres, los derechos a la tierra y a la seguridad de su tenencia no son disfrutados igualitariamente por mujeres y hombres en muchas partes del mundo. Esto vulnera los derechos humanos internacionales, ejerciendo asimismo un impacto negativo sobre los hogares y la economía. Los temas de género referidos a la tierra son complicados. Involucran territorios sociales y culturales sensibles y desafían estructuras de poder profundamente enraizadas.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012

    Designing a Land Records System for the Poor is the first attempt to fill the gaps in the development of new forms of land recordation to assist the implementation of a continuum of land rights approach at scale. It is about the development of the initial design of a pro-poor land recordation system - a recording system aimed at supporting the recognition and protection of a range of rights of the poor.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2007

    This publication is the second report of the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions (AGFE) to the Executive Director of UN-Habitat. It contains follow-up information on eviction cases documented in the first report, 15 new cases, and a detailed analysis of the current global situation regarding forced evictions and successful counterstrategies, methodologies and tools to stop and prevent forced evictions.

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