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Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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  • Very Good Practice
  • Good Practice
  • Weak Practice
  • Very Weak Practice
  • Missing Value

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure

Legend: National laws adoption of the VGGT principle
  • Fully adopt
  • Partially adopt
  • Not adopted
  • Missing Value

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. 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.


Latest News

Kosovo launches drive to encourage women to claim property rights

By: Paola Totaro

Date: 20 January 2017

Source: Reuters

Kosovo is to revolutionise its land laws and will, for the first time, clearly define formal ownership and encourage women to inherit and own land in their own right.

Deputy Prime Minister Hajredin Kuci said on Friday that the government wanted to modernise its property system to "bring Kosovo society fully into the Western world" and foster greater equality and prosperity in the Balkan country.

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Kosovo : Economic Memorandum

Prospects for economic growth depend
upon the success of two overarching factors (1) mitigating
risks related to political uncertainty and the maintenance
of peace and security in the region; and (2) implementation
of a policy program that promotes private sector- led
growth, including completion of the reconstruction effort.
Such a package of reforms might include the following
measures: Within a sound fiscal position proceed with

Resource information

September 2013

A Conflict’s Impact on Project Goals and Reputation Risk : Lessons from Kosovo Privatization Program

When designing and implementing a
project in a conflict-affected country, some of the
conflict's more obvious impacts-damage to
infrastructure and energy supplies, are apt to immediately
come to mind. However, based on the experiences with the
Kosovo privatization program, there are additional problems
related to a conflict's aftermath that may be
overlooked during a project's design but which should

Resource information

August 2012

Kosovo : Policy Note on Public Investment Management

As Kosovo moves towards resolution of
its political status, the attention of the authorities and
of the international donor community is increasingly turning
towards the need for modernization of Kosovo's economic
and social infrastructure in order to facilitate sustained
economic growth and development. This note looks further
into the underlying causes and the actions that will be
required to address them. The main conclusions of the note

Resource information

June 2012

Kosovo : Poverty assessment, Volume 1. Accelerating Inclusive Growth to Reduce Widespread Poverty

Poverty in Kosovo is widespread and has
remained persistent in the first half of this decade. The
evidence suggests that poverty is higher among those who
live in families that are large, have many unemployed
members, and have low education levels. The poor are also
geographically concentrated in rural areas and a few
regions. The main message of this report is that the slow
and volatile growth was doubly disadvantageous. The first

Resource information

June 2012

Kosovo - Unlocking Growth Potential : Strategies, Policies, Actions - A Country Economic Memorandum

Kosovo's economic growth in the
past decade has been solid, yet, with a gross domestic
product (GDP) per capita of 1,760, the country remains one
of the poorest in Europe. The end of the conflict, output
was growing at double-digit rates, driven by the
donor-funded reconstruction efforts. Since 2005, annual
growth has decelerated to below 5 percent. However, the
other countries in Southeast Europe have been growing

Resource information

March 2012

Kosovo : Country Environmental Analysis

A Kosovo CEA is a World Bank analytical
tool used to integrate environmental issues into development
assistance strategies, programs, and projects. To that end,
the CEA synthesizes environmental issues, highlights the
environmental and economic implications of development
policies, and evaluates the country's environmental
management capacity. Kosovo is landlocked and possesses many
mineral resources, mainly coal, lead, zinc, chromium, and

Resource information

April 2013