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[25/06/2012] How can pro-poor sustainable land tenure be secured? A discussion on communal vs. individual land rights.
This discussion will be running in three separate languages. Feel free to comment in Français or Español depending on preference. Dear all, I would like to invite...
Alicia Ramos began receiving death threats immediately after returning to the farmland she inherited from her father — 120 acres in Necocli, in Colombia’s northwest, near the Panama border. Left-wing...
When women hold land title in rural Vietnam, their households are more prosperous, poverty is less and capital investment levels higher than in households where a man holds sole title, new research...
This paper deals with a paradox of one of the most ambitious attempts to secure land rights for a predominantly rural population: the 2007 Rwandan Land Tenure Regularization Program (LTRP). The LTRP...
[13/01/2014] Saudi city of Jiddah pioneers plan to rebuild slums amid wider housing problems and grumbling
Saudi Arabia is quietly planning to raze slums in one of its largest cities to make way for newer, restored neighbourhoods as part of a wider plan to keep up with soaring demand for affordable ...
MSP Paul Wheelhouse has said that the government will “fail the people of Scotland” if land is not distributed more widely, and promised that the government’s land reform report...
[08/01/2014] Introducing: Farmland Acquisition in China: Governance, Local Practices and International Experiences
How to manage China’s farmland for sustainable development has become a crucial issue of concern for both policy-makers and the wider public. Rural land acquisition has been widely recognized as a...
VALLEDUPAR, Colombia — A Colombian law enacted in 2011 gave hope to peasant farmer Miguel Serna and hundreds of thousands of other displaced farmers like him that they would soon recover the land...
The need to accord female peasants a greater right to ownership of land was stressed at a workshop for media sensitisation on ‘Women’s Right to Land’ held on by the Society for Environmental Actions...
Land certificates handed out by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s youth volunteers have been seized by local authorities in some parts of the country and sold on to companies, a forum on land rights was told...