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27 July 2021
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The Land Portal Foundation and Open Data Charter intend to implement the Open Up Guide for Land Governance in the period 2021 - 2024. As part of this project, we seek to develop State of Land Information (SOLI) reports for 10-12 countries in Africa and Latin America.

Ambitious $104 million program targets land degradation in Africa and Central Asian countries
16 June 2021
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Kenya
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Main photo: Farmers at a FAO anti-desertification project in Burkina Faso, one of 11 countries targeted by the Global Environment Fund Initiative


In January, ReconAfrica drilled its first test well in Namibia.
11 June 2021
Africa
Botswana
Namibia
Canada

A whistleblower complaint to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission cites “egregious” violations by ReconAfrica and executives.


New Era_land boards
7 June 2021
Namibia

RUNDU – Communal land boards across the country are facing a challenge of many requests for land in their areas, with over 30 000 applications yet to be processed, land reform minister Calle Schlettwein has said. 

Fonte: AFRICA@2050
19 May 2021
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O Centro de Ética Energética lançou o concurso Africa@2050 Ficção Climática, uma iniciativa para reunir escritores e pesquisadores com o objetivo de elaborar, de forma colaborativa, soluções inovadoras e de futuro para os desafios colocados pelas mudanças climáticas ao continente africano e ao mundo em geral.


What the Commission of Inquiry into Ancestral Land Rights and Restitution Claims Found
17 May 2021
Namibia

The restitution of ancestral land rights in Namibia has since independence divided opinions.

Some argue it is a fitting process in dealing with colonial era land dispossessions, while others are concerned about the complexity of implementing this kind of restitution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERTHARDING, ALAMY STOCK PHOTO
11 May 2021
Africa
Namibia

Namibians allege ReconAfrica disposed of wastewater unsafely, without permits, and ignored concerns about potential impact of oil drilling on water and wildlife.

the namibian_dordabis
19 March 2021
Namibia

DORDABIS residents have threatened war if the government fails to meet their demands listed in a petition they handed over last week, which land reform minister Calle Schlettwein said he had not received as of yesterday.

This is despite Windhoek rural constituency councillor Piet Adams confirming to The Namibian that he presented the petition to the minister's office.

Fonte: NatGeo
13 February 2021
Africa
Southern Africa
Botswana
Namibia
Plataforma exploratória avaliada em milhões de dólares da ReconAfrica começou, em janeiro, a perfurar o leito de um rio que se encontra no habitat de elefantes, a cerca de 257 quilômetros do Delta do Okavango.


 


One Namibian, one farm 'unlawful'
25 January 2021
Namibia

A PROPOSAL to introduce a policy to prevent Namibians from owning more than one farm is unlawful and will not be implemented.

This is according to an update report on the implementation of the second national land conference issued by the office of prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila at the end of last year.

Okavango Delta (05/12/2007) . [File photo: Department of Wildlife and National Parks / Ian Johnson]
29 December 2020
Botswana
Namibia

UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre vigilant on potential impacts of oil and gas exploration in Namibia and Botswana on the Tsodila and Okavango Delta World Heritage properties.

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