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Addressing Land Governance in International Responsible Business Conduct Agreements cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
Reports & Research
February 2018

The study was commissioned to the KIT Royal Tropical Institute in July 2017 by the Land Dialogue, with financial support from the Dutch Government. The objective is to provide insight and guidance into the relevance of land governance as a possible priority theme t o be considered in the process of the International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC) Agreements.

Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2015

In Kenya, insecure land tenure and inequitable access to land, forest and water resources have contributed to conflict and violence, which has in turn exacerbated food insecurity. To address these interlinked problems, a new set of laws and policies on food security and land governance are currently being introduced or designed by the Government of Kenya.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2012

Written and coordinated through a ‘writeshop’ approach, this book stands up for traders – who are often treated with mistrust by smallholder farmers. It aims to improve the relationship between producers and traders, thus contributing to more sustainable value chains that provide access to markets for local producers in Africa.

Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
July 2012

In Kenya, insecure land tenure and inequitable access to land and natural resources have contributed to conflict and violence, which has in return exacerbated food insecurity. Most farmers in Kenya have no legal title for the land on which they farm.

Reports & Research
May 2004

A Constituição de Moçambique (1990) refere especialmente a participação das comunidades nos diferentes níveis de administração territorial (Constituição, 1990 artigo 116: “Nos diversos escalões territoriais, os órgãos locais do Estado asseguram a participação e decisão dos cidadãos em material de interesse da respectiva comunidade.” A visão sobre a participação comunitária el

Reports & Research
July 2003
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This publication comes out of the Gender, Citizenship and Governance programme of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Netherlands. The project aimed to develop good practice in changing governance institutions to promote gender equality, enhance citizen participation and build accountability of public administration systems.

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