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CMI Working Paper | Jun 2017
This paper develops a theoretical framework in which the borrower, who mortgages out, and the lender, who mortgages in, a parcel of land reach their decisions ...
mortgaging, credit, markets, Orissa, India
Deforestation: Population or market driven? Different approaches in modelling agricultural expansion
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The debate on causes of and remedies for tropical deforestation is often confused because the underlying assumptions of the arguments are not made explicit. ...
Report in External Series | Apr 2017
The usufruct mortgage has received little attention from economists. This paper develops and analyzes a theoretical framework in which the borrower, who ...
Event | 21 Mar 2006
CMI senior researcher Siri Lange: "Who are to represent local communities in land disputes with mining companies? Pastoralists and land rights under the new mining code in Tanzania"
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
"Pure" matrilineal systems are said to be "doomed" because they are incompatible with economic growth. The author argues that descent systems are not ...
Zambia, Matriliny, Agricultural development, Gender, Africa: Zambia
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Event | 16 Jan 2014
See event on Facebook 0900 to 0930 REGISTRATION 0930 to 1000 WELCOME Prof. Siri Gloppen, Project Director and Professor, ...
Event | 6 Feb 2007
Chris Maina Peter, Professor of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam and a well known human rights advocate and activist, championing the rights of the marginalised through legal advice and pro bono litigation.
The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
Project | Jan 1996 - Jan 1998
The study is part of the collaboration agreement in social anthropology with the Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, and involves field research aimed ...
Pastoralism, resource management, famine, Ethiopia
Edited Book | Jan 2002
The book offers a comprehensive coverage of the Federal Elections in 2000 in addition to extensive research into the trials of human rights abuses committed ...
Project | Jan 1997 - Jan 1998
Commissioned by Norsk Hydro, a prospective joint venture partner in the project, CMI prepared a background study on resettlement and rehabilitation issues ...
U4 Brief | May 2012
Corruption and other factors can influence deforestation in contradictory ways. For the purpose of country-level implementation of REDD+, donors should ...
REDD+, public financial management and procurement, Indonesia
When Neighbours become Killers. Land Redistribution, Ethnicity and Communal Violence in Kibaale District, Uganda
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
The point of departure is a local incident of ethnic violence in Kibaale District in western Uganda. Very few people were killed, yet it received enormous ...
Ethnic groups, Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Africa: Uganda
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
This study compares the three constitutional documents that were the subject of debate in Kenya's constitutional reform process in 2005. The authors ...
Constitutions, Constitutional reform, Africa, Kenya
News | 19 Aug 2005
In her book on The Adivasis of Bangladesh, Senior researcher Tone Bleie brings together a discussion of minority and indigenous rights with a social science analysis of how ethnic discrimination impacts on poverty processes and outcomes. She argues that colonial and post-colonial states compulsively produce majorities and minorities, marginalizing minorities with scant citizenship rights.
U4 Issue | Oct 2014
Corruption is a continuing feature of the Philippines’ natural resource sectors. Given keen interest in the country’s REDD+ potential, it ...
Journal Article | Jan 2016
This study investigates attitudes towards legalizing land sales and Willingness to Accept (WTA) sales prices and compensation prices for land among ...
Legalization of land sales, Household preferences, WTA land sale prices, WTA compensation prices, Southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Literature Review: Democracy and Human Rights in contemporary Latin America (2015-2020) Trends, challenges, and prospects
CMI Report | Jun 2020
Abstract Through a review of scholarly and other well-informed articles as well as media reports, this CMI Report aims to summarize discussions on challenges ...
Event | 17 Oct 2013
Why has landlessness come to plague the weakest and poorest amongst the tribal population, when laws were enacted to prevent this from happening?