Africa

Food Security

Technical experts from G7 donors (UK, US, Germany, France), AU Land Policy Initiative and FAO have compiled a due diligence framework for land related investments based on existing standards, guidance and good practice, to support responsible investments under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.

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22 May 2017

Date: 18/05/2017 

Source: Mediaterre

Le Centre pour l’environnement et développement (le CED) a lancé « l’Atlas des colères et résistances communautaires en Afrique. », dans le sillage d’un  l’appel mondial à l’action (Global call action) qui vise à engager et à mobiliser les communautés, les organisations, les gouvernements et les particuliers du monde entier en faveur de la promotion et de la sécurisation des droits fonciers des peuples autochtones et des communautés locales.

Legislation
March 2004

La présente ordonnance crée la Direction Nationale de l’Aménagement du Territoire (DNAT) dont la mission consiste en l’élaboration des éléments de la politique nationale d’aménagement du territoire et d’en assurer l’exécution.

Regulations
January 2008

These Regulations, made under section 67 of the Land Tenure Act, concerns procedures for allocation of plots of (agricultural) land and related matters. “Allocation” means the process used by the Government for the distribution or provision of a land as a right of occupancy or lease to an individual or a group of persons or legal persons or institutions and organizations. The Minister shall not allocate Land unless there is a site plan in the application file approved and signed by the Director of Survey and Urban Planning showing the actual demarcation of the of the parcel or parcels.

Regulations
August 2008

These Regulations implement provisions of the Mines and Minerals Development Act, 2008 with respect to a wide variety of matters such as: organization of mining cadastre offices; application for, or grant or renewal of a mining right or a mineral processing licence; transfer of a mining right or a mineral processing licence; permission for the abandonment of a mining area; alteration of or prospecting in a mining area; various matters relating to survey, mapping and certification.The central mining cadastre office in Lusaka shall administer mining rights and mineral processing licences.

Legislation
May 2006

This Act establishes the Zambia Development Agency and the Trade and Industrial Development Fund and makes provision in general for economic development in Zambia. In certain cases, development requires a licence, permit or certificate of registration of the Board of the Agency.

Legislation
June 2008

This Ordinance declares all lands on Ascension to be Crown lands and requires the Governor to prepare and publish a policy to secure a consistent and transparent process for granting rights of occupancy in relation to land on Ascension and for the control of the use of land. The Ordinance also repeals the Land Adjudication (Ascension) Ordinance, 2002 and the Registered Land Ordinance, Cap A23.

Legislation
January 1998

Section 3 formulates a prohibition of receipt or solicitation of consideration in respect of unlawful occupation of land. Section 4 makes provision for the eviction of unlawful occupiers of land. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4, the owner or person in charge of land may institute urgent proceedings for the eviction of an unlawful occupier of that land pending the outcome of proceedings for a final order, and the court may grant such an order if it is satisfied that conditions set out in section 5 are met. Section 6 provides for eviction at the instance of an organ of state.

Legislation
May 1989

The aim of the Act is to provide a uniform intestate succession Law applying throughout the country; to make adequate financial and other provisions for the surviving spouse, children, dependants and other relatives of an intestate; to provide for the administration of the estates of persons dying not having made a will; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

Regulations
January 2013

Le présent arrêté complète l'arrêté du 24 octobre 2005 relatif aux prestations administratives rendues par les services du ministère de l'agriculture et des ressources hydrauliques,les établissements et les entreprises publics sous-tutelle et aux conditions de leur octroi.Spécifiquement, à la liste des prestations administratives fixée par l'arrête du 24 octobre 2005, s’ajoutent d’autres prestations administratives notamment dans les secteurs Forêts; Vétérinaires et Zootechnie; Aménagement foncier et de la protection des terres agricoles; et Etudes et développement agricoles.