Azerbaijan

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Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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    Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    Legend: National laws adoption of the VGGT principle
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    Note: The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (The VGGTs) were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2012.

    The "VGGT indicators" dataset has been created by Nicholas K. Tagliarino, PhD Candidate at the University of Groningen with support from Daniel Babare and Myat Noe (LLB Students, University of Groningen). The indicators of this dataset assess national laws against Section 16 of the VGGT standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.

    Each indicator relates to a principle established in the VGGTs.

    Answering the questions posed by these indicators entails analyzing a broad range of national-level laws, including national constitutions, land acquisition acts, land acts, community land acts, agricultural land acts, land use regulations, and some court decisions.

    Media

    Latest News

    Date: September 29th 2016
    Source: ABC.AZ

    Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The Food & Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) has launched a project in Azerbaijan, aimed at assisting in the development of a national strategy for land consolidation.

    FAO land tenure officer Morten Hartvigsen has stated that in order to achieve the objectives of this project, the organization gathers a team of professionals from various related industries, such as land management, land law, land registration, rural development and gender.

    Latest Blog

    By Victoria Stanley, Senior Rural Development and Land Specialist at the World Bank

    I recently had the opportunity to see the mobile offices run by the State Service for the Registration of Real Estate (SSRRE) of the Republic of Azerbaijan.  These mobile offices provide the same services any citizen can receive in a physical SSRRE office, but they literally come to you.

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    August 2013

    Poverty remains a major challenge in
    Azerbaijan, where income poverty is spread throughout the
    country. This Poverty Assessment reviews available household
    data, which suggest particular demographic characteristics
    of the poor - no significant differences in the poverty rate
    by gender of the household head were recorded. However, the
    report conveys the internally displaced people, are a core
    group of particularly vulnerable people, heavily dependent

    June 2013

    The study reviews the performance of
    four transition countries - Albania, Azerbaijan, the Kyrgyz
    Republic, and Moldova - in the areas of private, and
    financial sector development, identifying both their
    achievements, and challenges, to extract beneficial reform
    efforts, and alternative approaches, setting the pace for
    sustainable growth. These countries were selected because
    they are among the poorest in the region, whose problems are