common property

10 July 2017 to 14 July 2017

Location

Utrecht
Netherlands
NL

Welcome to IASC’s XVIth Biennial Conference in Utrecht in 2017! The ‘Institutions for Collective Action’ research team of Utrecht University as well as the researchers affiliated with Utrecht University’sStrategic Theme ‘Institutions for Open Societies’ are proud to jointly host the global XVI Biennial Conference, ‘Practicing the commons: Self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change’ of The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) in the historical city centre of Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017.

By Julia Christian, Forest Governance Campaigner for FERN

Michoacán’s indigenous communities’ greatest resource is their forests. And they defend them with their lives.

12 April 2017

Indigenous Peoples and community advocates in Brazil, Guatemala, Kenya, Taiwan, and 21 other countries to take action for community land rights, April 22-29 (Earth Day)

31 March 2017

Um programa de conservação da biodiversidade e florestas dos países da África Central, financiado em nove milhões de dólares (8,2 milhões de euros) pelo Banco Mundial, União Europeia e Agência Francesa de Desenvolvimento, foi  lançado em São Tomé.

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18 March 2017

Date: 18 mars 2017

Source: La Nouvelle Tribune

Par Pascal Mensah

Acteur expérimenté des questions d’ordre foncier, le magistratGilbert Togbonon était ce samedi 18 mars 2017 sur Soleil fm pour parler foncier.

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1 March 2017

Date: 1er mars 2017

Source: Radio Okapi

La Commission justice et paix de l’église catholique dans la province de l’Equateur a clôturé mardi 28 février à Mbandaka un séminaire sur le rôle des chefs coutumiers dans les conflits fonciers.

D’après son coordonnateur, abbé Hilaire Ndjondjo, ce séminaire a été organisé suite au nombre élevé des dossiers judiciaires liés au conflit foncier dans la province.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2008

There is growing degradation in sylvo-pastoral lands that were originally under common property regimes, but over which the state now asserts ownership. User associations are being given the right to take charge of regulating how these areas are sustainably exploited by means of use agreements, and are proving an effective instrument in halting the degradation process.

23 February 2017

Capoulas Santos admite que o banco de terras que o Governo está a preparar possa vir a contar com mais de um milhão de propriedades. No mesmo almoço, o ministro da Agricultura apontou o Alqueva como uma “oportunidade” para os empresários espanhóis.

 

O Governo estima que existam mais de um milhão de propriedades sem dono, que podem ser integradas no banco de terras que está em preparação. O número foi dado esta quarta-feira, 22 de Fevereiro, pelo ministro da Agricultura, Luís Capoulas Santos.

 

Reports & Research
February 2017

Amid the realities of major political turbulence, there was growing recognition in 2016 that the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities are key to ensuring peace and prosperity, economic development, sound investment, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Despite equivocation by governments, a critical mass of influential investors and companies now recognize the market rationale for respecting community land rights.

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1 February 2017

Date: du 01/02/2017 au 30/04/2017

Source: Foncier&développement

Un appel à articles est lancé pour la réalisation d’un dossier thématique intitulé : « Les communs aux confins de la matérialité : investiguer les dimensions matérielles et immatérielles des communs ».

Il sera à paraître dans la revue Développement durable et territoires.