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CMI Report | Apr 2008
Tanzania is a relatively new mining country, and mining has become a hotly debated issue in the country. There is a feeling among both local people and ...
Land tenure, Mining, Conflicts, Legal aspects, Tanzania
CMI Insight | May 2015
Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the Mexican ...
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2007
Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that took place ...
Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Uganda
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
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management in selected ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2017
The main goal of the research project is to understand the consequences of the legal regime India has adopted to protect its indigenous peoples (so called ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2007
During the last decade, an increasing share of foreign aid has been provided to countries coming out of civil war or experiencing severe conflict. Most ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
People in Borkena in Ethiopia suffer from a complex interplay of environmental degradation, increasing shortage of land due to population growth, conflicts ...
Security for many or surplus for the few? Customary tenure and social differentiation in Southern Malawi
Journal Article | Mar 2009
It has been argued that the ambiguities in Malawian customary tenure may aggravate processes of social differentiation and class formation. The article ...
Security for Many or Surplus for the Few? Customary Tenure and Social Differentiation in Southern Malawi
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2007
It has been argued that the ambiguities in Malawian customary tenure may aggravate processes of social differentiation and class formation. The ...
Land tenure, Customary land, Social differentiation, Malawi, Poverty
Journal Article | Jun 2010
The efforts of the international community to build peace in Sudan have been frustrated by the failure to stop the violence in Darfur, continuous setbacks ...
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major problems faced ...
Legal system, Land rights, Law, Chile
Journal Article | Jan 2018
The persistent policy of successive Sudanese governments in favouring large-scale agricultural investments at the expense of traditional land use is creating ...
Journal Article | Aug 2010
Was the Maoist influence during the insurgency in Nepal stronger in districts with high rates of poverty and inequality? In contrast to previous studies ...
Challenges facing Sudan after referendum day 2011. Persistent and emerging conflict in the north-south borderline states
Sudan Report | Jan 2010
With the referendum on the self-determination of South Sudan scheduled for January 9, 2011, Sudan will enter the final phase covered by the Comprehensive ...
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2009
Does poverty or inequality explain the Maoist insurgency in Nepal? In contrast to previous studies we limit the analysis to the hill/mountain districts ...
Civil war, Data issues, Nepal, Classification-JEL: D74, I32
The Future of Mechanized Schemes and Agricultural Investment in the South Kordofan State / Nuba Mountains
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2016
Abstract This paper tackles the issue of the future of mechanized schemes and investment in the agricultural sector in the South Kordofan State/Nuba ...
agriculture, Sudan, South Sudan, Nuba, Nuba mountains, South Kordofan State
News | 8 Feb 2012
Summary points: Investment in land is not conflict-neutral, and given the history of violent conflict and mutual destabilization in the Horn of Africa ...
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?
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This report is the result of deskwork review of two major documents, signed in 2005 on Abyei area conflict, in order to expose factors that contributed ...