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Here you can learn about the land governance context in various countries. Besides a comprehensive description, you will find links to publications, news, blogs and more related resources. The country portfolios are developed by a team of researchers and peer-reviewed by highly experienced land specialists in each country.

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Zambia is a former British Colony which obtained independence in 1964. Heavily dependent on revenues from copper and cobalt mining, the economy has been vulnerable to the rise and fall of commodity prices throughout the 20th and 21st

Burkina Faso

We will publish this profile in English soon. In the meantime, you can consult the French version by selecting this option in "Language" in the menu of this webpage.


Nepal is a small landlocked country situated between India and China. In recent years, two events have had a major impact on land issues in Nepal. Firstly, the 1996-2006 conflict to overthrow the monarchy and establish a Peoples’


Tajikistan is the poorest ex-Soviet state, albeit with a reduced poverty headcount over the past ten years. Over half the population reside in the countryside and depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Though delayed by civil war

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