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12 August 2019
Namibia

WINDHOEK – /Khomanin Traditional Authority Chief Juliane Gawa!Nas has demanded that the government avail Daan Viljoen Game Park, Namib Naukluft Park and farm Bona as communal land for her community.

22 July 2019
Namibia
Western Africa

INVESTIGATIONS into the claims of ancestral land by the commission of inquiry established by the government may not necessarily lead to restitution for the dispossessed communities.

The deputy minister of information Engel Nawatiseb made these remarks in a statement issued last week.

16 July 2019
Namibia

WINDHOEK – The Presidential Commission into Claims on Ancestral Land Rights and Restitution yesterday told President Hage Geingob that there is strong opposition to the proposed sale of Namibia’s biggest privately-owned game reserve, Erindi.

Some communities have called for the sale to be put on hold pending the outcome of the commission’s work, commissioners told the Head of State. 

12 June 2019
Namibia

THE government will introduce strict verification mechanisms to control the ownership of residential land in informal urban areas.

The director for land reform and resettlement, Peter Nangolo, said the government will not allow people to own more than one primary residential property in the high-density urban areas under the new flexible land tenure scheme.

8 March 2019
Namibia

WINDHOEK - There is a need to look at ways on creating avenues that would result in more women occupying roles in traditional authorities. This would address some of the social ills women in rural areas are experiencing because of laws that do not necessarily favour women. 

DW Africa
4 October 2018
Africa
Namibia
"O ritmo atual da reforma agrícola não é satisfatório", disse o Presidente da Namíbia, Hage Geingob, no início da Segunda Conferência de Terras da Namíbia, na segunda-feira (01.10). "O princípio das expropriações deve ser analisado cuidadosamente", afirmou.
 
4 October 2018
Namibia

WINDHOEK - According to the latest updated statistics, there are 308 informal settlements in Namibia with a staggering 228 000 shacks accommodating about 995 000 people in urban areas.

UNDP
1 October 2018
Africa
Namibia

O Presidente namibiano, Hage Geingob, lançou hoje o debate nacional sobre uma futura reforma agrária, destinada a corrigir as desigualdades herdadas da época colonial, ao afirmar que o país deve analisar "cuidadosamente" a expropriação de terrenos agrícolas.

26 September 2018
Namibia

Twenty-eight years after independence, wealth in Namibia is still skewed along racial lines laid down in the colonial period. The level of inequality is one of the highest in the world, according to the World Bank.


IECN
28 August 2018
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Namibia

A Namíbia iniciará em Outubro as negociações sobre expropriação de terras em todo o país, pela primeira vez desde a independência, para por cobro às tensões políticas e étnicas sobre a transferência de riqueza para a maioria da população negra.

Lemongrass harvested from the Chisapani Community Forest will be distilled into essential oil and sold. The income made goes back to the community user group.    Photo by Chandra Shekhar Karki/CIFOR
7 May 2018
Namibia
Guatemala
Mexico
Nepal

BONN, Germany (Landscape News) — The devolution of land tenure rights to forest-dwelling communities over the past quarter century has led to the development of entrepreneurial initiatives with substantial positive socio-economic outcomes for livelihoods, according to a leading scientist.


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