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Land tenure systems and forest policy

Christian De Saussay

Land tenure systems and forest policy

by Christian De Saussay

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Christian de Saussay for the Legislation Branch, Legal Office.
SeriesFAO legislative study ;, 41
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Legal Office. Legislation Branch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/03031 (S)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2110017M
ISBN 109251025118
LC Control Number88162851

Following last week’s meeting of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS), this piece reflects on a key CFS soft-law instrument. It is an edited extract from the article “International Soft-Law Instruments and Global Resource Governance: Reflections on the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure”, Law, Environment and Development Journal () 13(2) Tenure change in the global south --Forest tenure reform: an orphan with only uncles --The devolution of management rights and the co-management of community forest --From discourse to policy: the practical interface of statutory and customary land and forest rights --Authority relations under new forest tenure arrangements --Community networks.

  3. Challenges of Land Tenure and Reform in Africa – or a short summary of major issues that need to be addressed. 2. The Debate Rages On. The topic of land has long been, and continues to be, central to the lives of most Africans, and to the politics and economies of African countries. Land tenure is the manner in which a party holds or occupies an area of land. It is a way of identifying who has the right to use and occupy land in accordance with the different types of ownership. History of land tenure in Australia. Land tenure is the name of the particular legal regime under which land is owned. It can be defined as the.

Land (ISSN X) is an international and crossdisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal of land use/land change, land management, land system science and landscape, etc, published monthly online by MDPI. Land is affiliated to International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) and members receive a discount on the article processing charge. Customary land tenure and the new land policy in Malawi Article in Journal of Contemporary African Studies 22(2) May with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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Land tenure systems and forest policy by Christian De Saussay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Land tenure systems and forest policy. [Christian Du Saussay; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Legal Office.

Legislation Branch.]. In common law systems, land tenure is the legal regime in which land is owned by an individual, who is said to "hold" the land. It determines who can use land, for how long and under what conditions.

Tenure may be based both on official laws and policies, and on informal customs. While land tenure issues have been investigated and debated for a long time, forest tenure has only recently raised the attention of the international community, particularly in the context of initiatives such as forest law enforcement, governance and trade (FLEGT) and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest.

The Tenure Facility fills this gap by advancing and catalyzing implementation of local land and tenure rights. Our comparative advantages are speed, flexibility and singular focus on implementing land and forest tenure by releasing the power of local community and Indigenous Peoples’ initiatives to secure tenure using on their strategies.

Land Tenure Systems. In Nepal, various types of land tenure systems notably the Raiker, 1 Birta, 2 and Kipat 3 have historically contributed to deforestation and forest degradation. After the unification of Nepal (–), the monarchy started granting large.

THE EFFECTS OF EXISTING LAND TENURE SYSTEMS ON LAND USE IN KENYA TODAY Chege WAIGANJO and Paul E. NGUGI, Kenya Key words: Land use, Tenure, Freehold, Leasehold, Customary. INTRODUCTION Concern about land tenure and its impact on land use as well as the management of natural resources is not a recent phenomenon in Kenya and indeed in the File Size: 40KB.

Land tenure may be defined as the terms and conditions on which land is held, used and transacted. Land tenure reform refers to a planned change in the terms and conditions (e.g.

the adjustment of the terms of contracts between land owners and tenants, or the conversion of more informal tenancy into formal property rights).

John M. Ashley, in Food Security in the Developing World, Introduction. Land tenure is a complex social institution which governs the relationship among people with regard to assets such as land, water bodies and forests.

It can have a legal or customary basis, or both. Access to land for the rural poor is often based on custom rather than title deed. Part 2: Land Tenure 62 I. Overview I. Overview Simply put, land tenure is the way in which people have access to and use land and natural resources.

A more detailed definition describes land tenure as “the institutional (political, economic, social, and legal) structure that determines (1) how individuals and groups secure access to land and. Forest tenure rights and REDD+ Forest tenure rights and REDD+ From inertia to policy solutions William D.

Sunderlin, Anne M. Larson and Peter Cronkleton • In many developing countries, tenure in forests is not clear and subject to dispute.

This will place limits on the effectiveness, efficiency and equity (3Es) of REDD+. The Queensland Government is responsible for managing state land for the benefit of all Queenslanders. Under the Land Actunallocated state land can be made available through various forms of leasehold tenure or set aside for community use as roads or reserves.

This guide describes the various forms of tenure available and the responsibilities of landholders. Land tenure defines how rights to land and its associated resources are allocated, used, transferred, and extinguished.

Land tenure systems are often simply classified in one of the following classes: private/individual ownership, common property, state property, and open access. Although various schools have evolved in support of one or the other of these types of property, they all are. There are various Types of Land Tenure Systems in Uganda under under which citizens and foreigners can buy land, own and utilize it.

Land can either be owned in perpetuity or for a given period of time. The Land Act () identifies the four forms of land tenure systems in Uganda which include Customary, Leasehold, Freehold and Mailo, grants. Land tenure is another phrase for land ownership, frequently used outside of the United States.

There are many different types of land tenure, including private and public ownership, and each type of land tenure comes with a bundle of rights for the use and disposition of the property.

gislation to abolish customary land tenure on the advice of the Land Policy Re- view Commission (GKL ), despite the fact that the chiefs hold effective sway over land allocation in much of the.

functioning land governance systems, resource degradation, and limited economic growth. In development programming, property rights are most frequently dealt with in the context of land tenure reform, but they are increasingly being addressed through more integrated projects.

LAND TENURE AND PROPERTY RIGHTS FRAMEWORK 3 past LTPR. Around the world millions of people, communities, and businesses lack clear, secure rights to the land, resources, and property they use, occupy, and depend on for individual livelihoods and community stability.

Inan estimated 70 percent of land in developing countries was unregistered or perceived to be insecure. This alarming figure represents a fundamental barrier. A summary of Zimbabwe’s land tenure systems are given in Figure 1, while Table shows the distribution of the country’s agricultural land by farming sector and natural region (NR).

Overall, only 19% of Zimbabwe’s farmland is in NRs I and II and almost 63% of this high potential land is in the large scale commercial sector. The PEN study gathered socio-economic and environmental data at household and village levels in over 20 countries.

The tenure data collected by PEN looked at de jure formal owners and de facto users of forest land and forest products. Also rule enforcement of different forest rights were addressed.

UN member States endorsed the Agenda and committed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 Global Goals, in a year period. The Agenda for Sustainable Development contains land-related targets and indicators under SDGs 1, 2, 5, 11 and. Land tenure is the relationship that individuals and groups hold with respect to land and land-based resources, such as trees, minerals, pastures, and water.

Land tenure rules define the ways in which property rights to land are allocated, transferred, used, or managed in a particular society.conflict, as between timber extraction, cultivation, and wild food gathering in many forest areas. Layered on top of this customary tenure system is a growing share of land obtained by commercial transactions via sharecropping, rental, or outright purchase.

The flexibility and complexity of land tenure systems in sub-Saharan Africa are oftenFile Size: 56KB.Applications of Community-Based Natural Resource Management Projects. Applications of CBNRM are as diverse as the reasons for its inception. This is due to differing goals, resources, and socioeconomic, political or environmental circumstances that form the context in which a project is situated (Berkes & Seixas, ; and Kellert, et al.

).