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Card image 01 June 2016 World Resources Institute

Encroaching on Land and Livelihoods: How National Expropriation Laws Measure Up Against International Standards

Encroaching on Land and Livelihoods examines whether national expropriation laws in 30 countries across Asia and Africa follow the international standards established in Section 16 of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGTs).

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