• 1 March 2023

Destaque Rural is a series produced by the Mozambican NGO Observatorio do Meio Rural (Rural Environment Observatory). This paper looks at the return of displaced people in the northern province of Cabo Delgado which ...

  • 22 February 2023

This report covers a meeting held in Maputo in January 2023 to discuss the status of women’s land rights in Mozambique, and the role of women in the recent dialogue over revision of the National Land Policy.  The ...

  • 28 December 2022

This is an important and highly recommended article in an era of advancing climate change. It sees land expropriation as a ‘hidden danger of the response to climate change’, with the poor most likely to be ...

  • 19 February 2021

This guidebook comprises a collection of practices and strategies used by civil society organisations around the world working to advance inclusive land governance. The aim is to provide a source of inspiration as ...

  • 20 July 2020

Covers: land law revision; President starts land law consultation – with battle over privatisation expected; contradictions put a progressive land law under pressure. By 2018 the Norwegian company Green ...

  • 20 March 2020

Focuses on innovations in recognition, mapping and documentation of legitimate tenure rights by LEGEND and other pilot projects to address problems that resulted from weak due diligence in the planning of ...

  • 20 March 2020

Focuses on adjustments to investment plans and more inclusive approaches to business that engage local communities and small-scale farmers that were adopted by the companies involved in pilot projects. Includes key ...

  • 9 March 2020

Covers the land policy context; piloting new approaches to documenting tenure rights; key lessons from local land documentation pilots; and policy proposals. Mozambican nationals can acquire tenure rights through ...

  • 11 February 2020

Looks at the dynamics of environmental displacement, land rights and conflict in the aftermath of the Cyclone Idai in Mozambique in March 2019, and at the role of international and national legal frameworks in ...

  • 20 January 2020

Offers an account of the experiences of three LEGEND projects in addressing land tenure and government issues that emerged in large-scale investment projects which stemmed from insufficient attention to pre-existing ...