Land tenure and development in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
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Written in English


  • Land tenure -- Mauritania,
  • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Mauritania.,
  • Rural development projects -- Mauritania.

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Statementedited by Thomas K. Park.
ContributionsPark, Thomas Kerlin
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22276251M

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The Islamic Republic of Mauritania joined the IsDB in August as a founder member. The first IsDB operation in Mauritania was approved in Decem and last operation was approved in Decem Its capital subscription is ID million (%). Mauritania is an LDMC country where close to 33 % of the population is still poor. The urban fringe areas of Nouakchott, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, have become virtual epicentres of informal property speculation, as the state-owned land that people.   Tetra Tech’s land tenure and property rights experts examine how weak land and resource governance can fuel drivers of violent extremism. With a focus on the African Sahel, this new issue brief finds this dynamic is especially prevalent when land and resource governance challenges are coupled with environmental disruptions, resource scarcity, or migration. Researching the Legal System and Laws of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. By Zelezeck Nguimatsa Serge. Zelezeck Nguimatsa Serge is a bi-jural (Civil and Common Law) lawyer holding an LL.B (Hons) from the University of Buea (), a Maîtrise in Civil Law from the University of Douala () and an LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the Centre for Human Rights of the.

Virtually all Mauritanians are Sunni adhere to the Maliki madhhab, one of the four Sunni schools of independence in , Mauritania has been an Islamic republic. The Constitutional Charter of declares Islam the state religion and sharia the law of the land. Mauritania (/ ˌ m ɒr ɪ ˈ t eɪ n i ə, ˌ m ɔːr ɪ-/ (); Arabic: موريتانيا ‎, Mūrītānyā, French: Mauritanie; Berber: Agawej or Cengit: Pulaar: Moritani 𞤃𞤮𞤪𞤭𞤼𞤢𞤲𞤭 ‎, Wolof: Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Arabic: الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية ‎), is a country in Northwest. Mauritania - Mauritania - Economy: In the Sahel region of Mauritania, a traditional subsistence economy composed of livestock raising, agriculture, crafts, and petty trading supports most of the population. In the Sahara region, however, a modern export economy is developing, based on the exploitation of iron ore and copper resources and of the rich fishing waters off the continental shelf. Islamic Law - The most widespread type of religious law, it is the legal system enforced in over 30 countries, particularly in the Near East, but also in Central and South Asia, Africa, and Indonesia. In many countries Islamic law operates in tandem with a civil law system. Islamic law is embodied in the sharia, an Arabic word meaning"the right.

1. Mauritania has a higher proportion of its people living in slavery (estimated 18%) than any other country on Earth. 2. As an Islamic country it is an interesting example of the way that religion and traditional values are used to oppress women and ethnic and racial minorities, and 3. Mauritania (Arabic: موريتانيا ‎ Mūrītānyā; Berber: Muritanya or Agawej; Wolof: Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane; Pulaar: Moritani), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa. [7] [8] [9] It is the eleventh largest country in Africa, and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, by Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara. He is the author of several studies, reports and articles on rural land tenure, community development, sustainable development, and evaluation. Prof. Camara was born in Aioun El Atrouss in Mauritania and completed his primary and secondary education in the same city. In , he obtained a . Land Tenure System 2. Rural Poverty 2 ; 3. THE LIVESTOCK SUB-SECTOR 3 policy and will contribute to the development of livestock in Mauritania, improving its granted to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania with the purpose of implementing the project as described in this appraisal report subject to the conditions stipulated in.