Lessons about land tenure, forest governance and REDD

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Lessons about Land Tenure, Forest Governance and REDD+
Case studies from Africa, Asia and Latin America
January 2012 report edited by Lisa Naughton-Treves, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of geography and faculty affiliate of the Nelson Institute Land Tenure Center, and Cathy Day, a Ph.D. candidate with the UW-Madison Department of Geography. Download the report ยป

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LTC Briefs
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Research Papers
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LTC Papers
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Working Papers
Less formal publications consisting of analytical studies, syntheses, and reports on work in progress

Uganda Papers
A special series produced in cooperation with the Makerere Institute of Social Research, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


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BASIS Publications
LTC administered the BASIS program (Broadening Access and Strengthening Input Market Systems Collaborative Research Support) from 1996-2001. For BASIS publications, see the BASIS website:

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Uganda Papers

Access to Land and Other Natural Resources in Uganda: Research and Policy Development Project, Research papers. Published jointly with Makerere Institute of Social Research, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

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NOTE: Reprints cannot be made available online but can be obtained through the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Steenbock Memorial Library.

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Other LTC Publications

  1. Land Tenure Center Newsletter.
  2. "After the Derg: An Assessment of Rural Land Tenure Issues in Ethiopia," by John W. Bruce, Allan Hoben, and Dessalegn Rahmato. March 1994. 85 p.
  3. Empresas forestales comunitarias en las Américas: estudios de caso: presentados en el Simposio "Aprovechamientos Forestales en las Américas, Manejo Comunitaria y Sostenibilidad," Universidad de Wisconsin-Madison, 3-4 febrero 1995. Published jointly by Land Tenure Center and Institute for Environmental Studies, 1995. 192 p.
  4. "'And the Devil Got Alabama and Georgia': Black Land Ownership in the South," by Robert Zabawa. June 1995. 50 p.
  5. "Cultural Dimensions of Land Tenure in the United States," by Sonya Salamon. June 1995. 26 p.
  6. "The Long Journey Home: Domestic Land Tenure through International Lenses," by Louise Fortmann. June 1995. 15 p.
  7. "Markets and Ethics in U.S. Property Law," by Arthur F. McEvoy. June 1995. Draft. 35 p.
  8. "The Political Economy of Land Tenure: Appalachia and the Southeast," by John Gaventa. June 1995. 40 p.
  9. "The Spirit of Property," by Alfonso Morales. June 1995. 26 p.
  10. "There's Honey in the Rock for All God's Children," by John Gaventa. June 1995. 22 p.
  11. "Legal Bases for the Management of Forest Resources as Common Property," by John W. Bruce. August 1996. 157 p.
  12. "Land Tenure and Other Constraints to Commercial Agriculture on Swazi Nation Land: A Survey of Swaziland's Advanced Farmers," by Bruce Flory. March 1991. 78 p.
  13. "A Quarter-Century of Individual Title: An Analysis of the Rukumbura Pilot Land Registration in Uganda and Its Impact on Smallholder Agriculture," by W. Kisamba-Mugerwa, Elijah S. K. Muwanga-Zake, and E Khiddu-Makubuya. September 1989. 149 p.
  14. "Land Tenure and Agricultural Development in Uganda," by Land Tenure Center and Makerere Institute of Social Research; W. Kisamba-Mugerwa, team leader. January 1989. 268 p.
  15. "Le regime foncier et l'agroforestérie au Mali central: Étude du terroir villageois aux unités familiales," par Rebecca J. McLain. Octobre 1990. 97 p.
  16. "Le regime foncier et la gestion de l'arbre au Plateau Dogon: Trois études de cas au Bandiagara, Mali," par Rebecca J. McLain. Mars 1990. 34 p.
  17. "Le Regime fonciere, la gestion de l'arbre, et le Code forestier au Mali: Rapport d'une étude préliminaire au Mali central," by Rebecca J. McLain. Mars 1991. 74 p.
  18. "Tenure and Agroforestry: Village and Household Studies in Central Mali," by Rebecca J. McLain. October 1990. 97 p.
  19. "Tenure and Tree Management on the Dogon Plateau: Three Case Studies in Bandiagara, Mali," by Rebecca J. McLain. March 1990. 43 p.
  20. "Tenure, Tree Management, and Mali's Forest Code: Report of a Sample Survey in Central Mali," by Rebecca J. McLain. March 1991. 72 p.
  21. "Land Tenure in the Ivory Coast: A Developing Problem and a Problem for Development," by Amal Rassam. August 1990. 22 p.