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Bernardo Almeida

 

Can a New Law Help Timor-Leste’s Land Rights Crisis?

January 18, 2017

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Voters in Timor-Leste will head to the polls twice this year—for presidential elections in March and parliamentary elections in July—in what will be the first such elections to be held since the UN Mission departed in 2012. The next government will be faced with dwindling oil reserves and the urgent need to switch from a petroleum fund-based econom… Read more

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Survey on Access to Land, Tenure Security and Land Conflicts in Timor-Leste

January 15, 2017

This study aimed to pilot an innovative land survey to provide quantitative data regarding land-related issues in Timor-Leste, in order to support the Timorese government and parliament in developing evidence-based land policies and legislation, as well as more informed advocacy of civil society. The results of this pilot in the municipalities of D… Read more