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Access to Land and Livelihoods in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste

Myat Thu, Pyone


East Timor gained formal independence in 2002. Its extended history of internal displacement through colonial territorialisation strategies and conflict has produced an array of contesting land claims, informal land use and occupation, and socio-political conflict. Correspondingly, the Timor-Leste (or East Timor) government has looked to formal land registration and titling to resolve historical and contemporary tensions over land. The proposed national land laws concentrate on land ownership,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Geographer
DOI: 10.1080/00049182.2012.682296


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