Africa's Land Reform Policies Can Boost Agricultural Productivity, Create Food Security and Eradicate Poverty

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013—Africa is home to nearly half of the world’s usable uncultivated land, some 202 million hectares that can be brought under th

Forest Management and Use in the Kyrgyz Republic: Development Potential

The overarching goal of this study was to understand the bottlenecks and the incentives present in forest management in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Kyrgyz Livestock Study. Pasture Management and Land Use.

The document provides a comprehensive study on past and current land management, including an overview of legislation on pasture access and management, and pratical examples of pasture management i

Making Rangelands Secure: Past Experience and Future Options

Significant progress has been made over the past decade or so in the development of policy and legislation that support the recognition of customary rights to land, with important legal rulings in

Traditional institutions, multiple stakeholders and modern perspectives in common property.

Forests and pastoralism are in a state of crisis in the Borana lowlands in southern Ethiopia.

Land Deals in Kenya: The Genesis of Land Deals in Kenya and its Implication on Pastoral Livelihoods

In Laikipia the key dynamics centre on absentee land, much of this being land that was divvied out to Kikuyu by Kenyatta after independence.

"Since we have this land together"; A pastoral community in institutional management of communal resources.

 In Kenya, the pastoral Maasai’s districts have been the vanguard in rangeland tenure transitions and experimentation as pastoralists’ territory gave way to communal group ranches and to individual

Governance for Conservatin and Poverty Reduction

IUCN’s work in Garba Tula (GT) through this project has now been underway for almost two years, and to date a number of activities have been implemented in the area.

Ambivalence and contradiction. A review of policy environment in Tanzania in relation to pastoralists.

In order to address this problem and to guide its policy advocacy work, the ERETO project commissioned a study to review existing and planned policies and laws that currently touch upon pastoralism


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