The MCC Threshold Program for land rights and access seeks to: 1) increase clarity and public understanding of property rights issues in order to inform the land policy and law reform process; 2) rebuild management and public and private surveying capacity to improve future land administration; and 3) increase efficiency in deed registration, and restore, and improve deed records and procedures
This project is intended to form part of the overall support programme specifically envisaged to provide targeted support for the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (Voluntary Guidelines) at country level over a period of 30 months.
Launched in 2014, the Land and Corruption in Africa Programme is addressing land corruption risks by:
Sharing information on how land corruption manifests and what its effects are.
Ensuring that land corruption and actions to fight it are put on the agendas of governments and international bodies like the African Union.
STEWARD is actively working in PZ1, training community members of Fintonia village, located in Sierra Leone. The local community has participated in workshops on a Geographical Positioning System (GPS) and the principles of community land-rights mapping.
GEMS is strengthening concessions monitoring and management by the Government of Liberia, including supporting the establishment of a concessions cadastre, withina broader program of support to human and institutional capacity building in Liberia's public sector.
This programme aims at supporting African stakeholders in strengthening the role of Africa's forests and trees to adapt to climate change in ways that enhance liverlihoods, sustain buidiversity and improve the quality of the environment
The purpose of the RFGI is to have representative local forest governance and responsible natural resource management improved in at least 10 country-based landscapes in Africa, supported with handbooks for the design and improvement of accountable and responsive local forest-governance processes.
A global programme that benefits poor forest-dependent people by supporting governance and market reforms aimed at reducing the illegal use of forest resources and promoting sustainable growth in developing countries. One of its main intended outcomes is to supports adopting and implementing pro-poor land tenure reforms at national level
Aims to build a stronger evidence base of what works and why in promoting the legal empowerment of the poor, including community land rights. This will facilitate a better understanding of the most effective mechanisms for legal empowerment.
To support public-private partnerships that demonstrate how companies, communities, smallholders and governments can work collaboratively to reduce deforestation and benefit forest dependent communities. Land is one component of this programme.