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Housing and Land Rights Network Toolkit
Manuals & Guidelines
March 2015
Global

This toolkit provides an overview of the main international legal basis and popular claims that ground the human right to adequate housing. It comes with a checklist to compare these international texts with national states' engagements and practices.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2020
Sierra Leone

Within the framework of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), this paper summarizes the empirical findings from three sequentially related phases of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) VGGT programme, implemented as a pilot project in 2018.

Reports & Research
July 2014
Papua New Guinea

Driving Dispossession: The Global Push to “Unlock the Economic Potential of Land,” sounds the alarm on the unprecedented wave of privatization of natural resources that is underway around the world.

Reports & Research
August 2020
Myanmar

This Case Study looks at the implementation of the Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law (VFV Law) in seven villages in Sagaing Region, to assess the practices on the ground and how the law impacts the land tenure security of smallholder farmers.

Disputes And Issues Relating To Sale And Purchase Of Land In Malaysia
Journal Articles & Books
December 2011
Malaysia

This chapter deals with the sale of land or building or parcel in a sub-divided building or land parcel in Malaysia. Realising that it is quite impossible to give a complete treatment of such sale and purchase transaction in just a few pages of this chapter, it is proposed that the approach taken in this writing will be to introduce such transaction to the general reader and to only elaborate t

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Ghana

Studies draw attention to gender inequalities in land tenure. While some insist that gender inequalities in land tenure exists others do not. This paper discusses a study that examined gender issues in customary land ownership in the Wa Municipality. It sought to understand and find ways of bridging the gender gaps, if any.

Thematic Case Study 3
Reports & Research
March 2020
Malawi
Mozambique
Western Africa
Ghana
Sierra Leone

This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Reports & Research
January 2017
Eastern Africa
Tanzania

Arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas cover 61 % of Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania, 1999) and, over the past decades, several restoration projects have worked toward reversing degradation in these areas (Kikula, 1999; Kisanga et al., 1999).

Institutional & promotional materials
April 2013
Egypt
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Palestine
Syrian Arab Republic
Yemen
Northern Africa
Western Asia

The goal of WLI is to improve the livelihoods of rural
households and communities in areas where water
scarcity, land degradation, water quality deterioration,
food security and health problems are prevalent in eight
participating countries including Egypt, Iraq, Jordan,
Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen. The main

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