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    An Act to recognize, protect and promote the rights of Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples, creating a National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, establishing implementing mechanisms, appropriating funds therefor, and for other purposes.

    Legislation
    Philippines, South-Eastern Asia, Asia

    The Act makes provision for the promotion and recognition of the rights of Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICCs/IPs), with a view to preserve their culture, traditions and institutions and to ensure the equal protection and non-discrimination of members.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Mozambique, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Act is composed of 35 articles divided into eight Chapters. It aims at establishing the terms under which the creation, exercise, modification, transfer and termination of the right of land use and benefit operates. It regulates ownership of the land and public domain, the right of use and benefit of land, powers and responsibilities of the concerned public bodies. In particular, it defines obligations to be fulfilled by foreign or national entities, as well as fees to be paid in order to obtain a licence for land exploitation.

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    An Act to provide for the basic law in relation to land other than the village land, the management of land, settlement of disputes and related matters.

    Legislation
    Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa

    An Act to provide for the administration of land and land tenure in Tanzania.The 187 sections of this Act are divided into 14 Parts: Preliminary provisions (I); Fundamental principles of land policy (II); Classification and tenure of land (III); Administration (IV); Rights and incidents of land occupation (V); Granted rights of occupancy VI); Conversion of interests in land (VII); Disposition affecting land (VIII); Leases (IX); Mortgages (X); Easements and analogous rights (XII); Co-occupancy and partition (XIII); Dispute settlement (XIV).Section 23 sets out the fundamental principles of Na

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Chile, Americas, South America

    La presente Ley tiene como finalidad la protección, el fomento y el desarrollo de las comunidades indígenas. El título II (arts. 12-22) se ocupa de manera particular del reconocimiento y protección de las tierras indígenas. A efectos de esta Ley son tierras indígenas aquellas que las personas o comunidades indígenas actualmente ocupan en propiedad o posesión históricamente, o bien en virtud de los títulos indicados en el artículo 12, así como las que los indígenas o sus comunidades reciban a título gratuito del Estado.

  5. 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.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Nicaragua, Central America, Americas

    El presente Decreto aprueba el Marco General de Política de Tierras (MGPT), con la finalidad de promover la formación y funcionamiento de los mecanismos de coordinación interinstitucionales e intersectoriales para la formulación de las políticas especificas, estrategias, planes e instrumentos conducentes a la implementación y fiel cumplimiento, así como el monitoreo y evaluación de efectos e impactos de su aplicación.Entre los principios que rigen la política nacional de tierras, cabe destacar los siguientes: garantía de los derechos de propiedad; sostenibilidad ambiental; precaución; plura

  7. Library Resource

    The online discussion went on from Dec. 5th to 21st.

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Global

    Please find here the report of the online discussion facilitated by Ekta Parishad on the land portal in December 2012 : Is the right to land for shelter a human right? Many thanks to all of the participants for their very interesting inputs, which will contribute to the ongoing negociations with the indian government.

    Special thanks to Dominik Pauli for his great support and commitment.

  8. Library Resource

    We No Longer Share the Land - Oxfam Briefing Paper

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Central African Republic

    Most analyses of violence in Darfur ignore the local dimension of the crisis, focusing instead on the region’s economic and political marginalization and climatic variability. However, agricultural change and other changes relating to the land-rights and land-use systems have led to competition and exclusion, and have played a major role in the collective violence that has raged throughout the region. Understanding these questions is essential for the successful resolution of political and policy debates in Darfur.

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  9. Library Resource

    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    South-Eastern Asia

    The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities

    >> A case study of selected agricultural Investments in LAO PDR (2013)

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Global

    "For millions of people living in the world’s poorest countries, access to land is a matter not of wealth, but of survival, identity and belonging. Most of the 1.4 billion people earning less than US$1.25 a day live in rural areas and depend largely on agriculture for their livelihoods, while an estimated 2.5 billion people are involved in full- or part-time smallholder agriculture.

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