Nigeria

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

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In line with the conventional view that customary land rights impede agricultural development, the traditional tenure system in Nigeria has been perceived to obstruct the achievement of efficient...
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Established in 2007, the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) is the most comprehensive collection of quantitative data on governance in Africa. Compiled in partnership with experts from a...
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The food crisis and spate of large land purchases in recent years have highlighted the importance of land governance in development. Without a well-functioning land sector, smallholder farmers and...
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“This research report examines the role of policy in influencing corporate investment in agricultural land, production and primary processing with a view to unravelling two interrelated...
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July 21, 2012Lagos Nigeria MAKOKO UNDER ATTACK!!!Demolition Takes a Violent Dimension - One Shot Dead and Many Wounded This morning Saturday, July 21, 2012, the Lagos State demolition squad...
On 9.9.1999, the Heads of State and Government of the Organisation of African Unity issued a Declaration (the Sirte Declaration) calling for the establishment of an African Union, with a view, inter...
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In the 1990s, the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) began protesting the negative effects of oil drilling in Nigeria’s Ogoni region. In 1994, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Barinem Kiobel and...
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Le 17 avril 2013, la Cour Suprême des États-Unis a rendu sa décision finale dans l’affaire Kiobel c. Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum par laquelle elle confirme l’arrêt de la Cour d’appel jugeant...
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A recent wave of large-scale land acquisitions and other commercial investment in agriculture has raised concerns that small-scale producers are being marginalized. Worldwide, around 500 million...
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“The impact of the inequality in lands rights has aggravated women’s socio-economic status, allowed for sexual harassment and violence against women and contributed towards marital...
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