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Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure


Legend: National laws adoption of the VGGT principle
  • Fully adopt
  • Partially adopt
  • Not adopted
  • Missing Value

Note: The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (The VGGTs) were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2012.

The "VGGT indicators" dataset has been created by Nicholas K. Tagliarino, PhD Candidate at the University of Groningen, with support from Daniel Babare and Myat Noe (LLB Students, University of Groningen). The indicators assess national laws in 50 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America against international standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement as established by Section 16 of the VGGTs.

Each indicator relates to a principle established in section 16 of the VGGTs. Hold the mouse against the small "i" button above for a more detailed explanation of the indicator.

Answering the questions posed by these indicators entails analyzing a broad range of national-level laws, including national constitutions, land acquisition acts, land acts, community land acts, agricultural land acts, land use regulations, and some court decisions.

Disclaimer: The data displayed on the Land Portal is provided by third parties indicated as the data source or as the data provider. The Land Portal team is constantly working to ensure the highest possible standard of data quality and accuracy, yet the data is by its nature approximate and will contain some inaccuracies. The data may contain errors introduced by the data provider(s) and/or by the Land Portal team. In addition, this page allows you to compare data from different sources, but not all indicators are necessarily statistically comparable. The Land Portal Foundation (A) expressly disclaims the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any data and (B) shall not be liable for any errors, omissions or other defects in, delays or interruptions in such data, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Neither the Land Portal Foundation nor any of its data providers will be liable for any damages relating to your use of the data provided herein.

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The Sugar Rush in South Africa - land grabs, land rights, human rights, agriculture
Southern Africa
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By Ian Scoones, Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, and the Director of the ESRC STEPS Centre at Sussex

The expansion of sugar production in southern Africa has been dramatic. From its early beginnings in Natal to the huge commercial estates across the region established during the colonial era, new investments are being planned. The land rush in southern Africa is often a sugar rush, with the ‘white gold’ promising riches to governments, local elites and large corporates alike.

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Reports & Research
December 2016
Burkina Faso
Equatorial Guinea
Kenya
Burundi
Namibia
Swaziland
Tonga
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Cameroon
Rwanda
South Africa
Central African Republic
Botswana
Sao Tome and Principe
Chad
Gabon
Africa

Meeting Name: African Forestry and Wildlife Commission
Meeting symbol/code: FO:AFWC/2016/4.1
Session: Sess. 20

Reports & Research
December 2016
Mauritius
Kenya
Zambia
Gambia
Mali
Burundi
Germany
Guinea-Bissau
Swaziland
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Guinea
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Comoros
Cameroon
Rwanda
Tanzania
Senegal
Chad
Gabon

Meeting Name: Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)
Meeting symbol/code: CGRFA-16/17/Inf.11.1
Session: Sess. 16

Reports & Research
December 2016
Rwanda
Burkina Faso
Kenya
Burundi
Gabon
Botswana
Swaziland
Tonga
Congo
Cameroon
Africa

Meeting Name: African Forestry and Wildlife Commission
Meeting symbol/code: FO:AFWC/2016/4.1
Session: Sess. 20

Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2016
Seychelles
Rwanda
Burkina Faso
Malawi
Somalia
Madagascar
Central African Republic
Swaziland
Ghana
Djibouti
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Eritrea
Africa
Journal Articles & Books
July 2016
Swaziland
Africa
Southern Africa

The study investigates the role of contract farming in improving access to credit for smallholder cattle producers, cattle finishers and traders in Swaziland. The contracts are verbal or informal and involve smallholder cattle producers, cattle finishers and traders on the one hand and other stakeholders in the value chain on the other.

Journal Articles & Books
February 2016
Serbia
Egypt
Afghanistan
United States of America
Kenya
Mauritania
Croatia
Swaziland
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Rwanda
Jordan
Morocco
Yemen
Tajikistan
Spain
Somalia
Uzbekistan
Italy
Tunisia
Chad
Mexico

As World leaders forged two new big deals in late 2015 – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Climate Change Agreements – over 200 experts and technical officers working in fields related to land and water management, participated in the 3rd Land and Water Days held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, from 10 to 12 November 2015.