land use

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Land Use Act 1978

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An Act to vest all land comprised in the territory of each State (except land vested in the Federal Government or its agencies) solely in the Governor of the State, who would hold such land in trust for the people and would henceforth be responsible for allocation of land in all urban areas to individuals resident in the State and to organisations for residential, agricultural, commercial and other purposes while similar powers with respect to non-urban areas are conferred on Local Governments.

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March 1978

Trouver un juste équilibre entre la satisfaction des besoins de subsistance et la protection de l’environnement

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Les populations vivant aux alentours d’aires protégées doivent développer de nouveaux moyens de subsistance pour assurer leur survie. Les populations riveraines des forêts dépendent souvent de l’utilisation des produits et services que leur offrent les ressources naturelles. L’exploitation de ces produits jadis «gratuits» est aujourd’hui réglementée et limitée, notamment pour des raisons environnementales.

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June 2011

L'ILRI redonne espoir aux éleveurs kényans avec l'assurance bétail indexée

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Alors qu'ils sont tributaires de l'élevage, de nombreux ménages vivant dans les régions arides et semi-arides du Kenya sont régulièrement confrontés à des pertes de bétail importantes en raison des sécheresses chroniques qui affectent la région.

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January 2011

The needs of the land and the needs of the people can’t be separated

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The national conversation about land, always simmering in South Africa, has come to the boil again. What’s often missing is a voice for the unrepresented party – the land. I’d like to be that voice.

Trabalho de campo do projeto Transição Produtiva e Serviços Ambientais, da Embrapa Cerrados Luciano Mattos

Transição agroecológica uma mudança possível e produtiva (Brasil)

Autora: Maria Júlia Lledó

The Political Economy of Land Governance in Viet Nam

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This country level analysis addresses land governance in Viet Nam in two ways. First, it summarises what the existing body of knowledge tells us about power and configurations that shape access to and exclusion from land, particularly among smallholders, the rural poor, ethnic minorities and women. Second, it draws upon existing literature and expert assessment to provide a preliminary analysis of the openings for and obstacles to land governance reform afforded by the political economic structures and dynamics in the country.

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April 2016

The Recognition of Customary Tenure in Myanmar

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This thematic study presents an analysis of customary tenure arrangements in Myanmar and identifies key challenges and opportunities for strengthening the recognition of customary tenure in the country. Drawing on examples from various regions and states, the study highlights key features of customary tenure systems, which vary depending on history, geography, resource base, ethnicity and social organization. It shows that customary tenure includes both communal land and private plots claimed by individuals or households, such as paddy land or permanent upland crops.

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November 2016

Civil Society Participation in Land Policy Making: the innovative experience of Myanmar’s pre-consultation on the National Land Use Policy

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In October 2014, for the first time in recent history, the government of Myanmar decided to organize a public consultation to inform the development of a national policy. To support this consultation process, several organizations decided to organize civil society pre-consultation activities to listen and gather concerns from smallholder farmers to formulate relevant recommendations for the policy dialogue.

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February 2017