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Consultative workshop on land policy in Eastern Africa: Key messages
Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), 2008

Land policy options for development and poverty reduction
Zambia Land Alliance (ZLA), Jan 2008

Information note for the technical consultation on gender, property rights and livelihoods in the era of AIDS
Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division (ESW), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), 12 Dec 2007

Gender, property rights and livelihoods in the era of AIDS - Speech of the UN Special Envoy on AIDS
Elizabeth Mataka, UN Special Envoy on AIDS, 29 Nov 2007

Towards a Resolution on Rural Development, Land Reform and Agrarian Change: ANC Economic Transformation Committee Discussion Document
ANC Economic Transformation Committee, 2007

A Q-Squared approach to Pro-Poor Policy Formulation in Namibia
Sebastian Levine and Benjamin Roberts, Q-squared, Centre For International Studies, Nov 2007

Bio-fuelling Poverty: Why the EU renewable-fuel target may be disastrous for poor people
Oxfam, 1 Nov 2007

ARC Briefing Note on Urban Land in Africa
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), 30 Oct 2007

Making contract farming work with co-operatives
Martin Prowse, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), 19 Oct 2007

The world's most deprived: Characteristics and causes of extreme poverty and hunger
Akhter U. Ahmed, Ruth Vargas Hill, Lisa C. Smith, Doris M. Wiesmann, and Tim Frankenberger , International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Oct 2007

Undermining communities and the environment: A review of the International Finance Corporation’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines for Mining
David M. Chambers, Stuart M. Levit, Payal Sampat, Scott Cardiff, Keith Slack, Marta Miranda, Nikki Reisch, Center for Science in Public Participation (CSP2), Earthworks, Oxfam International, WWF, Bank Information Center (BIC), Sep 2007

Climate change, agricultural policy and poverty reduction – how much do we know?
Rachel Slater, Leo Peskett, Eva Ludi and David Brown, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Sep 2007

African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM): South Africa Country Review Report
African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), Sep 2007

Africa Review Report on Agriculture and Rural Development (Summary)
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), 23 Aug 2007

Reclaiming SADC for peoples solidarity and development: Let the People Speak - Communique of the SADC People's Summit
Southern African People’s Solidarity Network (SAPSN), 16 Aug 2007

Report and recommendations by the Panel of Experts on the Development of Policy regarding Land Ownership by Foreigners in South Africa, August 2007
Prof. Shadrack Gutto (Chairperson), Dr Joe Matthews (Deputy Chairperson), Prof. Fred Hendricks, Mr. Bonile Jack, Prof. Dirk Kotzé, Mr. Mandla Mabuza, Ms Nothemba Rossette Mlozi, Ms Mandisa Monokali, Mr Cecil Morden, Ms Christine Qunta, Aug 2007

Africa Review Report on Drought and Desertification
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Aug 2007

Taxing agricultural land: A policy instrument for land use intensification, local development and land market reform
Malcolm D. Childress, Peter Hansen, David Solomon, Rogier van den Brink, University of Witwatersrand / World Bank, 10 Jul 2007

Land Redistribution: Towards a common vision, Regional course - Southern Africa
SARPN and World Bank, 9 Jul 2007

History of Land Concentration and Land Reforms
Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize, Klaus Deininger, World Bank, 9 Jul 2007

China's Land (re)Distribution and Economic Development
Xiaopeng Luo, Zuhui Huang and Wenrong Qian, China Academy for Rural Development, Zhejiang University, 9 Jul 2007

Land Redistribution in Zimbabwe
Simon Pazvakavambwa, Former Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, Zimbabwe, 9 Jul 2007

Learning from Old and New Approaches to Land Reform in India
Tim Hanstad, Rural Development Institute, 9 Jul 2007

Expropriating Land in Brazil: principles and practices
Zander Navarro, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul / Research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, 9 Jul 2007

Negotiated Agrarian Reform in Brazil: principles and practice
Gerd Sparovek and Rodrigo Fernando Maule, University of São Paulo, 9 Jul 2007

Land Redistribution in South Africa: Progress to Date
Edward Lahiff, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of the Western Cape, 9 Jul 2007

History and Role of Social Movements
Sam Moyo, African Institute for Agrarian Studies, 9 Jul 2007

Setting up the Overall Framework for Land Reform
Sam Moyo, African Institute for Agrarian Studies, 9 Jul 2007

A case study on designing, piloting and scaling-up a land redistribution programme in Malawi
Stephen Machira, CBRLD Project Manager, Government of Malawi, 9 Jul 2007

Monitoring and evaluation of land policies and land reform
Klaus Deininger, World Bank, 9 Jul 2007

Letter to Premier Ndebele re: KZN Elimination and Prevention of the Re-emergence of Slums Bill
Jean du Plessis, Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, 4 Jul 2007

More than socially embedded: The distinctive character of 'Communal Tenure' regimes in South Africa and its implications for land policy
Ben Cousins, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, Jul 2007

Urban LandMark Newsletter: Volume 2, no. 3 - July 2007
Editor: Denise Buiten, Urban LandMark, Jul 2007

The new scramble for Africa: Grain
GRAIN, Jul 2007

Voices of the poor: Synthesis and recommendations
Warren Smit, Development Action Group (DAG), Urban LandMark, 22 Jun 2007

Operation Murambatsvina comes to KZN: The notorious elimination and prevention of re-emergence of Slums Bill
Abahlali BaseMjondolo, 21 Jun 2007

Biofuels, agriculture and poverty reduction
Leo Peskett, Rachel Slater, Chris Stevens, Annie Dufey, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Jun 2007

Independent review of land issues, Volume III, 2006-2007: Eastern and Southern Africa
Edited by Martin Adams and Robin Palmer, Jun 2007

Development Indicators Mid-Term Review: South Africa
Presidency of South Africa, Jun 2007

Zimbabwe Political & Dialogue Brief - no. 3: June 2007
IDASA, Jun 2007

Changes in the governance of global value chains of fresh fruits and vegetables: Opportunities and challenges for producers in sub-Saharan Africa
Temu A.E and N.W Marwa, South Centre, Jun 2007

Beyond any drought: Root causes of chronic vulnerability in the Sahel
Pippa Trench, John Rowley, Marthe Diarra, Fernand Sano, Boubacar Keita, The Sahel Working Group, Jun 2007

Strengthening land tenure and property rights in Angola - Land law and policy: Overview of legal framework
Robin Nielsen, USAID, ARD Inc, Rural Development Institute, Development Workshop, 31 May 2007

Do informal land markets work for poor people? An assessment of three metropolitan cities in South Africa
Colin Marx , Isandla Institute and Stephen Berrisford Consulting with Progressus Research and Development, May 2007

Changes in "customary" land tenure systems in Africa
Edited by Lorenzo Cotula , International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Mar 2007

Rural livelihoods, poverty reduction, and food security in Southern Africa: Is CBNRM the answer?
Jaap Arntzen, Tshepo Setlhogile and Jon Barnes, FRAME, IUCN, Centre for Applied Research, International Resources Group, Mar 2007

Whose security? Deepening social conflict over 'customary' land in the shadow of land tenure reform in Malawi
Pauline E. Peters and Daimon Kambewa , Center for International Development (CID), Harvard University, Mar 2007

Challenges in land tenure and land reform in Africa: An anthropological perspective
Pauline E. Peters, Center for International Development, Harvard University, Mar 2007

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living
Miloon Kothari, United Nations Human Rights Council, 5 Feb 2007

The No Land, No House, No Vote Campaign Still on for 2009
M'du Hlongwa, 1 Feb 2007

Concessions to Poverty: The environmental, social and economic impacts of industrial logging concessions in Africa's rainforests
The Rainforest Foundation and Forests Monitor, Feb 2007

GEO Yearbook 2007: an overview of our changing environment
UNEP, UN Environmental Programme, 2007

State, market or the worst of both? Experimenting with market-based land reform in South Africa
Edward Lahiff, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape, Jan 2007

State of World Population 2007: Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 2007

What determines violent conflicts over natural resources? Evidence from land conflicts in South Africa and Zimbabwe
Dr. Sylvia Schweitzer, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 2007

Saving Africa’s Soils: Science and technology for improved soil management in Africa
NEPAD, World Agroforestry Centre, CIAT, TSBF, 2007

World Bank assistance to agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa: An IEG review
Independent Evaluation Group (IEG); World Bank, 2007

Trouble in paradise – tourism and indigenous land rights: together towards ethical solutions
Minority Rights Group International, Jan 2007

Global Survey on Forced Evictions: violations of human rights
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), Dec 2006

Pro-poor rural economic and enterprise development: A framework for analysis and action (REED)
Dr. Junior Davis, Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of Greenwich, Dec 2006

The unresolved land reform debate: Beyond state-led or market-led models
Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Terry McKinley, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - International Poverty Centre (IPC), Nov 2006

Developmental impacts of verification systems in the forest sector
Kate Schreckenberg, Neil Bird, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Nov 2006

Management of Natural Resources Programme, Tanzania TAN-0092 (Final Evaluation)
Dr Brian Cooksey (Team Leader), Mr Leonce Anthony, Dr Jim Egoe, Ms Kate Forrester, Professor George Kajembe, Mr Bakari Mbano, Ms Isabell von Oertzen, Dr Sibylle Riedmiller, Norad, Nov 2006

Land reform, distribution of land and institutions in Rural Ethiopia: Analysis of inequality with dirty data
Bereket Kebede, 12 Oct 2006

Breathing life into dead theories about Property Rights: De Soto and land relations in rural Africa
Celestine Nyamu-Musembi, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Oct 2006

Draft land administration and management policy
Ministry of Lands, Government of Zambia, Oct 2006

Priority setting for Public-Sector Agricultural Research in Mozambique with the National Agricultural Survey Data
T. Walker, R. Pitoro, A. Tomo, I. Sitoe, C. Salência, R. Mahanzule, C. Donovan, and F. Mazuze, National Institute for Agricultural Research of Mozambique (IIAM), Aug 2006

Estabelecimento de Prioridades para a Investigação Agrária no Sector Público em Moçambique Baseado nos Dados do Trabalho de Inquérito Agrícola (TIA)
T. Walker, R. Pitoro, A. Tomo, I. Sitoe, C. Salência, R. Mahanzule, C. Donovan e F. Mazuze, Instituto de Investigação Agrária de Moçambique (IIAM), Aug 2006

Rural municipality case studies: Land reform, farm employment and livelihoods
Human Sciences Research Council, Praxis Development Practitioners, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies - UWC, Jul 2006

Plano de Acção para a Redução da Pobreza Absoluta 2006-2009 (PARPA II)
Ministry of Planning and Development of Mozambique, 2 May 2006

The Johannesburg position on HIV/AIDS and women's and girls' rights in Africa
Apr 2006

Land policy in Africa: A framework of action to secure land rights, enhance productivity and secure livelihoods
African Union (AU), African Development Bank, Economic Commission for Africa, 27 Mar 2006

Final Declaration: "Land, Territory and Dignity" Forum
ALAI, América Latina en Movimiento, 6 Mar 2006

Land Rights Reform and Governance in Africa: How to make it work in the 21st Century?
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2006

Privatisation results: Private sector participation in water services after 15 years
Naren Prasad, 2006

Measuring Progress
Social Watch, 2006

Independent review of land issues - Volume II, Number 1 (Southern Africa)
Shaun Williams, Dec 2005

The changing politics of land in Africa: domestic policies, crisis management and regional norms - Call for Papers
IFAS, Nov 2005

Report on housing and tenure security for farm workers in newly resettled areas
Farm Community Trust of Zimbabwe, 14 Oct 2005

Presentations to the Parliament portfolio committee on land and agriculture on the situation of housing and tenure for farm workers in newly resettled areas
Farm Community Trust of Zimbabwe, 14 Oct 2005

Will formalising property rights reduce poverty in South Africa’s ‘second economy’? Questioning the mythologies of Hernando de Soto
Ben Cousins, Tessa Cousins, Donna Hornby, Rosalie Kingwill, Lauren Royston and Warren Smit, PLAAS, AFRA, Surplus People Project, LEAP, Oct 2005

Spatial Planning, Land Development and Land Use Management in a Context of HIV and AIDS
Prepared by: Development Works, The South African Cities Network, Oct 2005

From 'willing seller, willing buyer' to a people-driven land reform
Dr. Edward Lahiff, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), Sep 2005

Land reform and its impact on livelihoods
Alastair Bradstock, FARM-Africa, Sep 2005

Land: Changing contexts, changing relationships, changing rights
Elizabeth Daley and Mary Hobley, Sep 2005

Customary land tenure reform and development: A critique of customary land tenure reform under Malawi's National land policy
Chikosa Mozesi Silungwe, Sep 2005

Land redistribution: urban and rural development
Lungisile Ntsebeza, Alliance of Land and Agrarian Reform Movements (ALARM), 29 Jul 2005

Supporting land reform in South Africa: Particpatory planning experience in the Northern Cape Province
Alastair Bradstock, FARM-Africa, Jul 2005

There is a future for South Africa's small farmers
Ben Cousins, University of the Western Cape, 14 Jun 2005

Responses to Centre for Development and Enterprise report (Land Reform in South Africa: A 21st Century Perspective)
Masiphula Mbongwa, Glen Thomas, Tozi Gwanya, Department of Land Affairs, 2 Jun 2005

From the Ground Up: Land rights, conflict and peace in Sub-Saharan Africa
Chris Huggins & Jenny Clover, Joint project of the Institute for Security Studies and the African Centre for Technology Studies, Jun 2005

Human rights, formalisation and women's land rights in southern and eastern Africa
Ingunn Ikdahl, Anne Hellum, Randi Kaarhus, Tor A. Benjaminsen, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Institute of Women's Law, University of Oslo, Jun 2005

The family farm in a globalizing world: The role of crop science in alleviating poverty
Michael Lipton, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Jun 2005

The role of the lands tribunal in handling land disputes in general and traditional land in particular
Henry Machina, Zambia Land Alliance, 15 Apr 2005

National House of Traditional Leaders on Zimbabwe's land resettlement policy
National House of Traditional Leaders, 10 Mar 2005

Civil society advocacy taskforce on land and natural resources: final submissions to the Special Law Commission on Land Related Legislation
Civil Society Advocacy Taskforce on Land and Natural Resources, Mar 2005

The loss of property rights and the collapse of Zimbabwe
Craig Richardson, Salem College, 2005

Key experiences of land reform in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa
Alastair Bradstock, FARM-Africa, Jan 2005

Agrarian reform and the 'two economies': transforming South Africa's countryside
Ben Cousins, PLAAS, UWC, 2005

Draft Land Policy Review Consultation Process in Zambia - Views of the communities
Zambia Land Alliance with support from the International Land Coalition, 2005

Key experiences of land reform in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa
Alastair Bradstock, FARM-Africa, Jan 2005

ALARM: big changes in store for land reform
Alliance of Land and Agrarian Reform (ALARM), 2005

Dialogue of theory and empirical evidence: A weighted decision and tenurial niche approach to reviewing the operation of natural resources policy in rural southern Africa
Alois Mandondo, Centre for Social Sciences (CASS) and Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2005

Sustainable rural livelihoods: a framework for analysis
Ian Scoones, IDS, 2005

Macroeconomic policy choices for growth and poverty reduction: Access to land, growth and poverty reduction in Malawi
Ephraim W. Chirwa, University of Malawi and The North-South Institute (NSI), 2005

Summary of key findings from the National Evictions Survey
Nkuzi Development Association and Social Surveys Africa, 2005

United Nations Convention to combat desertification in those countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa
United Nations (UN), 12 Sep 1994

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Land policy options for development and poverty reduction
Consultative workshop on land policy in Eastern Africa: Key messages
African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM): South Africa Country Review Report
Information note for the technical consultation on gender, property rights and livelihoods in the era of AIDS

`We will bury ourselves`: A study of child-headed households on commercial farms in Zimbabwe
Seeking ways out of the impasse on land reform in Southern Africa: notes from an informal `think tank` meeting
Land in Africa - An Indispensable Element Towards Increasing the Wealth of the Poor

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