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India: Model law liberalizing farmland leasing gains traction among states

By: Sayantan Bera
Date: August 15th 2016
Source: Live Mint

New Delhi: Several states, including Gujarat, Odisha and Punjab, are adopting a model law that is aimed at encouraging owners of agricultural land to lease out their land for farming.

Report - Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Supporting Women’s Land Rights: A Debate on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC)

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From 25 January to 5 February 2016, the Land Portal hosted a discussion on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC), a flexible framework comprised of 6 criteria and 22 evaluation questions with possible indicators that can be adapted to a wide range of different situations that were developed as a flagship tool of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) and its partners, and have been piloted and disseminated among a wide range of stakeholders at global and country level since 2007.

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June 2016

Land Access and Youth Livelihood: Opportunities in Southern Ethiopia

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This study aims to examine current land access and youth livelihood opportunities in Southern Ethiopia. We used survey data from the relatively land abundant districts of Oromia Region and from the land scarce districts of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' (SNNP) Region. Although access to agricultural land is a constitutional right for rural residents of Ethiopia, we found that youth in the rural south have limited potential to obtain agricultural land that can be a basis for viable livelihood. The law prohibits the purchase and sale of land in Ethiopia.

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January 2014

Pueblo Garífuna enfrenta a corporaciones y al Estado de Honduras en defensa de sus tierras

Por Giorgio Trucchi

En octubre pasado, la Alianza Estadounidense por la Soberanía Alimentaria (USFSA por su sigla en inglés) decidió distinguir a la Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (Ofraneh) con la sección internacional del Premio Soberanía Alimentaria 2015. Dicho premio se otorga cada año a activistas de base que trabajan por un sistema alimentario más democrático, y que promueven y defienden el derecho a la soberanía alimentaria.

Decree No. 8 of the State Committee on Land Resources, Geodesy and Cartography validating the Regulation on construction activity by land tenants, landowners and lessees.

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This Decree establishes that construction of the objects that are not corresponding to the purposeful use of land and terms and conditions of land allotment, and also without documentation attesting the right to land plot shall be prohibited.

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June 2001

Decree No.77 of 1994 of the Government of Moscow “On the proceedings of the registration of land tenants and ensuring the collection of land charges".

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The Government of Moscow, for the purpose of more efficient use of land, decrees to consider proceedings of the registration and inventory of land tenants a priority issue for the city of Moscow. The Government of Moscow decrees to entitle the prefectures of administrative districts and managing bodies to render Moscow land committee assistance in carrying out the set task.

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January 1994