Daily Archives: May 10, 2014

L’accaparement de terres: Un fait bien réel au pays des Eléphants

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La situation des acquisitions massives de terre est une réalité en Côte d’Ivoire. Ces dernières années, l’on estime à plus de 1.000.000 ha accaparés. Ces terres sont réparties sur l’ensemble du territoire en zone de forêt ainsi qu’en zone de savane.
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DROIT DE PROPRIETE ET ACQUISITION MASSIVE DES TERRES EN COTE D’IVOIRE

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Acquisition, accaparement, cession, ce vocable, associé à « terre » est utilisé par les ONG et les chercheurs pour mettre en évidence le phénomène qui consiste en une mainmise des grandes entreprises sur de grandes étendues de terres.
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International Context of land governance

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International Context of land governance
A Land tenure issue is getting attention on international level. Land is no longer the exclusive right of states at national level. Land tenure is now indisputably across the continent and is supported on international level. The current trend of land internationalization with foreign land investments has revealed more important information in many ways that the legal barriers between international, sub-regional and country order are expected to disappear to give rise to a rational legal harmonization encompassing the different legal spheres in a real legislative syncretism. For now this legal harmonization is in an embryonic state. The international world has a rich texts and collection of instruments on land. But for methodological concern all these texts cannot be covered in this study. A choice is made to meet the challenges of the study. At the international level, specifically within the UN System, several texts relating to land exist, but we will focus on the FAO guidelines. In the African context, these are the preferred texts of the African Union, NGOs as well as ECOWAS.

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