East Africa

Women struggle to secure land rights: Hard fight for access and decision-making power

[from Africa Renewal Online] Felitus Kures is a widow living in Kapchorwa, northeastern Uganda. Her husband’s death left her solely responsible for their children.

Drawing a line under the crisis: Reconciling returnee land access and security in postconflict Rwanda

This report is part of a broader comparative effort by the Overseas Development Institute’s Humanitarian Policy Group on Land Tenure in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations, which aims to inform a

Returnee land access: lessons from Rwanda

This background briefing reports on a study of land access for returnees in Rwanda, and the impacts of land access policies in the post-conflict period.

Making Rangelands Secure Bulletin Issue 1.

News, views and experiences on securing rights to rangelands from East Africa and beyond.

Enclosure of the East African Rangelands: Recent Trends and their Impact

This paper analyses briefly the reasons why enclosures of the rangelands is taking place, the short and long term impact on different groups, and the technical and environmental issues.

Natural Resources and Conflict Management: The Case of Land

The main objective of this paper is to provide a) a presentation of the diversity of land related conflicts in Africa, b) an analysis of underlying causes of conflicts and experiences in conflict r

Collective Action and Property Rights for Sustainable Rangeland Management

This set of research briefs present a summary of research work undertaken jointly by ILRI, IFPRI and the University of Gottingen. The research has the following objectives:

Pastoralism as Conservation in the Horn of Africa

It is increasingly recognised that pastoralism is essential for sustainable management and ecosystem health of dryland environments, yet natural resource management strategies are increasingly thre

Pastoralism and Conservation - Who Benefits?

Conservation business is booming in East Africa, but is threatened by major long term wildlife declines.

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