Reports & Research

Reports & Research is a resource type for publications where research was involved in establishing the report, but not necessarily with an academic approach. The resource type aims to bring together under which all the different types of resources that have been identified as "research report", "case report", "research report", "case study", "use case report", as well as "workshop report" or "flagship reports". Good practice reviews are also generally nested under this resource type.

Farm dwellers
Reports & Research
May 2005
South Africa

For a number of years, community structures and civil society organisations have expressed concerns with the failings of the government’s land reform programme. There have been growing calls for a review of the land reform programme framework to address issues which impact on the tenure security and livelihoods strategies of rural communities in South Africa. 

Reports & Research
February 2008
South Africa

A key challenge facing South Africa’s economic development is overcoming the structural poverty created through the systematic dispossession of the majority of its citizens. Although radically marginalized during apartheid, there is poor public acknowledgement of the losses experienced by those families who, through the passing of various racially biased, land and labour laws, became farm labour on commercial farms.

Reports & Research
July 2010
Africa
South Africa

A neglected area in the literature on structural poverty is changing land tenure relations and the disconnect with planning frameworks, which lock particular areas into „vicious‟ cycles of poverty. These areas include some tribal authority, “black freehold” and land reform areas. In this paper, we focus on the case study of Cornfields, a black freehold area and an early land reform project.

Dukuduku Forest
Reports & Research
June 2003
Africa
South Africa

THIS report is based on research undertaken by AFRA in 2002/3. The process of compiling the information included an extensive literature review, workshops with the forest dwellers and interviews with various stakeholders. A number of issues were considered and a large volume of literature and workshop reports on these exists in AFRA's offices. These are available on request. The Department of Regional and Land Affairs commissioned a similar study in 1993 when the state was attempting to lure people out of the forest following the 1988 "invasion".

Urban Land Conflicts and Evictions in Latin America and the Caribbean
Reports & Research
September 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin American and Caribbean Urban CSO Cluster, part of the Global Land Tools Network (GTLN), together with Habitat for Humanity’s Solid Ground Campaign and the Land Portal Foundation, launched an online debate on Urban Land Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean in January 2017. Responding to the common interest to make information easy to access and flow to boost collaboration among stakeholders as a critical basis to improve land governance.

Responsible Investments in Land Perspectives from Tanzania and Globally
Reports & Research
September 2017
Global
Tanzania

Landesa (strengthening land rights for the world’s poorest people) and Land Portal co‑facilitated the online dialogue on “Responsible investments in land: perspective from Tanzania and globally” from June 5 -16, 2017.

For details on the dialogue follow this link.

Reports & Research
May 2017
Mozambique

Moçambique é hoje um excelente exemplo para ilustrar a relação de reciprocidade entre desenvolvimento económico e o Direito. De facto, as dinâmicas económicas que se têm verificado no país, caracterizadas por sucessivas descobertas de recursos naturais, e que colocam o país numa posição de destaque sob ponto de vista económico, têm estado a contribuir para uma intensa actividade legislativa e normativa para responder aos desafios económicos que o presente e o futuro apresentam para o país.

Reports & Research
July 2015
Mozambique

Os últimos anos têm sido acompanhados pela implementação de grandes projectos económicos, geradores de um novo dinamismo em cidades como Maputo, Tete ou Nacala. As comunidades camponesas mais próximas destas áreas de implementação enfrentam uma dinâmica dicotómica. Por um lado, a proximidade relativamente a mercados em crescimento e a facilidade de escoamento dos produtos oferece vantajosas condições de produção, potenciando a retenção no campo, o investimento na agricultura e a inserção nos mercados.

Agri-Parks, Agri-Villages
Reports & Research
May 2017
Global
Africa
South Africa

This research report presents an assessment of local awareness in the Amajuba District of government's proposed Agri-Park and Agri-Village programmes. It also considers secondary data on international examples of Agri-Parks and Agri-Villages.