"The question presented before this Court concerns the determination of compensation in accordance with section 23(1) of the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act 3 of 1996 (“the Act”) due to the applicant. The merits of the matter were decided by Moloto AJ in Msiza v Director-General, Department of Land Affairs, and Others, case number LCC39/01, delivered on 16 November 2004. Moloto AJ held that the applicant qualifies as a “labour tenant” within the definition of the Act.
Johannesburg – The Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that a black community holds a right to certain portions of the Salem Commonage in the Eastern Cape and was dispossessed of the land due to past racially discriminatory practices.
According to the judgment, penned by Justice Edwin Cameron and concurred by nine others, the community had rights – but not exclusive rights – to the commonage.
Summary Report of the TA Baseline Survey - Key Findings
Status report on livelihoods, rights and land use in selected sites in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, and Western Cape.
Small farmers plant a more diverse variety of crops, making them more resilient to climate change
MUMBAI, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's small farmers are better equipped than large landowners to deal with climate change, but need more support to find innovative ways to minimise the impacts of higher temperatures, uneven rainfall, floods and droughts, analysts said.
About 60 percent of India's population of 1.3 billion depends on agriculture for a living. More than three quarters of farmers cultivate than 2 hectares (5 acres) of land each.
Offered by edX, in this course, you’ll be introduced to the basics of land management. This MOOC gives you insight into basic functionalities and tasks of land management. It will help you recognize important land correlations with other fields of interest.
Abstract: "Political dynamics of the global land grab are exemplified in Cambodia, where at least 27 forced evictions took place in 2009, affecting 23,000 people. Evictions of the rural poor are legitimized by the assumption that non-private land is idle, marginal, or degraded and available for capitalist exploitation. This paper: (1) questions the assumption that land is idle; (2) explores whether land grabs can be regulated through a ‘code of conduct’; and (3) examines peasant resistance to land grabs.
The Myanmar government introduced two new land laws in 2012 as part of an effort to liberalize land markets. This report analyzes the implementation of these laws using theory, field research, and a comparative regional analysis. It also offers recommended interventions.
An analysis paper by Dustin Hoasa on the World Bank Group's lending practices, part 2 in Inclusive Development International (IDI)'s 'Outsourcing Development' series. Published by IDI in collaboration with the Bank Information Center, 11.11.11, Urgewald and Accountability Counsel in the United States, December 2016.