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For years, Christiana Akwabea admired the vast fields she visited in neighboring districts to buy maize for reselling and dreamed of one day owning a plot of land where she could grow the staple crop.
But there wasn’t much land for commercial farming in Seikwa in Ghana’s Bono Region, and the local soil is more suitable for cultivating cashew and yam.
We are pleased to announce the opening of a public consultation on a land governance module as part of the Global Data Barometer.
The Africa Region Director (ARD), Africa provides leadership for all of Landesa’s work in Africa and is part of a broader team developing and overseeing Landesa’s work globally. The ARD provides technical and managerial leadership, direction, and coordination of program staff to ensure the effective achievement of Landesa’s regional program objectives.
Documented as part of the World Bank study Land Policy Reform for Agricultural Transformation in India by NRMC Centre for Land Governance, this series of case studies analyzes recent interventions by government and non-government organizations to secure land tenure rights for poor farmers—especially the landless, tenants and women, resulting in increased access to agricultural land, ma
The African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences (AJLP & GS) publishes research articles in Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences thematic areas. The main intention of encouraging innovation, promoting the exchange of knowledge and scientific outcomes, released its first issue in May 2018.
Threats against indigenous people and rainforests have risen during the coronavirus pandemic as governments have rolled back social and environmental safeguards to boost economic growth, land rights activists said on Thursday.
PARIS (AFP) — Governments worldwide are using the Covid-19 pandemic to push through destructive development projects and roll back protections of indigenous groups, according to a global report on deforestation and rule of la
Increasing land grabs endangering forest communities and wildlife as governments expand mining and agriculture to combat economic impact of Covid
In their quest to bolster economies battered by the pandemic, governments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and elsewhere have set aside social and environmental safeguards in favor of destructive development projects that are harming Indigenous communities and the forests they care for, according to a report released today by Forest Peoples Programme.
MRLG is hiring a Communications and Event Management for Specialist for the Mekong Region Land Forum 2021.
The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) is launching the evaluation of the second phase of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) Umbrella Programme, which will end in June 2021.
They are currently looking for potential candidates to compose the evaluation team with experience in the following areas: