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Land Law Registration

7 June 2016

Zimbabwe exports agricultural skills and entrepreneurship to South Africa

A good news story from the Zimbabwe land blog here.

21 March 2016

Selling England and Wales by the Pound

Private Eye has created an easily searchable online map of properties in England and Wales owned by offshore companies, which reveals the extent of British property interests of companies based in tax havens. Most are held in this way for tax avoidance and often to conceal dubious wealth.

29 February 2016

Protecting land and community resources in Africa

Devex Focus on: Land Matters

8 February 2016

Land Law and Registration

By S. Rowton Simpson

Chapter 13 Multiple Ownership, Fragmentation and Consolidation

15 January 2016

LEGEND Challenge Fund

DFID is offering grants to NGO projects that support “securing and protecting land/property rights for poor women, men, communities and responsible businesses, and improving responsible private sector investment in agricultural land” in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Zambia. Details here

14 January 2016

Ethiopia: The refugee who took on the British government (Guardian Development Network)

10 January 2016

Tanzania: Economic Reflections - Land Registration Must Be Done Right (AllAfrica / The Citizen)