África

Area code (UN M.49)
002
Food Security

New Alliance: Framework for Responsible Land-Based Agricultural Investments

Technical experts from G7 donors (UK, US, Germany, France), AU Land Policy Initiative and FAO have compiled a due diligence framework for land related investments based on existing standards, guidance and good practice, to support responsible investments under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.

Sem areia, praias de sonho em África viram pesadelo (Cabo-Verde)

Anualmente são extraídas cerca de 40 mil milhões de toneladas de areia no mundo para construir estradas, edifícios, telefones e microchips. Vários países africanos lançam agora o alerta, porque estão a ficar sem areia.

Zanzibar, um estado semi-autónomo da Tanzânia, dependente economicamente de turistas que vêm à procura das suas famosas praias. Em conversa com a DW, o ministro das Matérias Primas, Hamad Rashid Mohammed, lança o alerta: "Zanzibar está a ficar sem areia”.

The VGGT infographic on Land Book now displays 14 legal indicators on expropriation and compensation processes in 50 countries

Until now, a comprehensive study of national-level expropriation, compensation, and resettlement procedures in 50 countries across has not been conducted. My PhD research project, facilitated by the University of Groningen Faculty of Law, aims to bridge this gap by providing a broad comparative analysis of nation legal frameworks in 50 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America to determine whether legal procedures in these countries adopt internationally recognized standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.

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Tenure foncière et investissements en Afrique: Analyse comparative des tendances clés et facteurs contextuels

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Febrero 2017
image d’illustration – Spéculation foncière : le Mali sur une poudrière ?

Mali : Foncier : L’héritage empoisonné

Date: 31 janvier 2017

Source: Mali Actu

Par C. L.

Colonisation, traditions, religion. Trois législations se disputent le marché de la terre en Afrique et font régner la loi du plus fort. Que disent les campagnes ?

Dans les malles des colons français, il y avait parfois des cadeaux empoissonnés. L’article 544 du code civil français, stipulant le titre de propriété privée, “absolu, exclusif, perpétuel”, que l ‘on entendait appliquer sur les terres africaines, faisait partie du lot.