tenant's rights

Legislation
February 1952
India

An Act to provide for the abolition of all the rights, title and interest in land of intermediaries by whatever name known, including the mortgagees and lessees of such interest, between the raiyat and the State of Odisha, for vesting in the said State of the said right, title and interest and to make provision for other matter connected therewith.

Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
November 2015
Kenya

The promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution 2010 brought into place concerns about the urgency for land reform. Land reforms hold the key to solving some of Kenya’s greatest challenges such as landlessness, community cohesion, food security and sustainable development. Land reforms lie at the heart of the work of the National Land Commission (NLC) and Kituo cha Sheria and they are also at the heart of many Kenyan communities who live, work and rely on land. Information contained in the book goes a long way in educating these communities about their land rights.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2015
Kenya

This book exposes the key land use and environmental problems facing Kenya today due to lack of an appropriate national land use policy. The publication details how the air is increasingly being polluted, the water systems are diminishing in quantity and deteriorating in quality. The desertification process threatens the land and its cover. The soils are being eroded leading to siltation of the ocean and lakes. The forests are being depleted with impunity thus destroying the water catchments.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2016
Kenya

Matters of environmental migration are frequently looked at from a humanitarian perspective.1 This policy brief will instead look at it with a lens focusing on land issues. The question of environmental migration is inevitably linked to the question of land for several reasons. First, climate and environmental change trigger and accelerate the loss of land due to sea-level rise, coastal erosion, landslides and other forms of land degradation.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2002
France
Benin
Switzerland
Chile
Ukraine
China
Australia
Ireland
Canada
Venezuela
Guinea
Colombia
Japan
Italy
Brazil
Argentina
United Kingdom
Mexico
Norway

Land and land reform cover a great range, both in terms of the geographical and development status of the countries considered, and of the variety of perspectives on the issues. The articles in this issue of Land Reform, Land Resettlement and Cooperatives reflect this breadth in a variety of ways. The articles range geographically from the paper addressing land and agrarian reform in Colombia, by Professor Darío Fajardo, to a consideration of the land reforms currently under way in Scotland, by Douglas Macmillan, Ken Thomson and Bill Slee.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2005
Rwanda
Laos
Kenya
South Africa
Vietnam
Sweden
Zimbabwe
China
Italy
United Kingdom
Canada
India

Это руководство по гендерным вопросам и доступа к земле, был подготовлен для поддержки земельных администраторов в правительств и их партнерами в гражданском обществе, которые участвуют в обеспечении доступа земель и управления земельными ресурсами  вопросы развития сельских районов. Часто бывает так, что гендерные вопросы опущены или неправильно в таких ситуациях, часто с отрицательными результатами.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2002
Rwanda
Laos
Kenya
South Africa
Gambia
Vietnam
Sweden
Zimbabwe
China
Italy
Canada
India

This guide on Gender and access to land has been prepared to support land administrators in governments and their counterparts in civil society who are involved in land access and land administration questions in rural development. It is frequently the case that gender issues are left out or misunderstood in such situations, often with negative results. This guide is designed to show where and why gender inclusion is important in projects and programmes that aim at improving land tenure and land administration arrangements.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2004

Esta guía sobre Arrendamiento de tierras agrícolas está diseñada para ofrecer información sobre los mecanismos de arrendamiento y hacerlo en un formato que pueda ser utilizado por las organizaciones de base que trabajan con pequeños agricultores y otros miembros de las comunidades rurales. Los mecanismos de arrendamiento equitativos y seguros que compaginan los intereses del arrendatario y los del propietario de la tierra pueden favorecer el acceso a la tierra de cultivo, mejorar la producción agrícola y facilitar el acceso a los alimentos.