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28 janvier 2019
Afrique sub-saharienne
Cameroun

Date: 24 janvier 2019

Source: VOA Afrique

Par: Emmanuel Jules Ntap

Au Cameroun, la gestion locale des terres provoque des conflits non seulement entre locaux mais aussi entre autochtones et grands exploitants forestiers ou industriels, qui s’accaparent de vastes terres.

La société civile se penche sur la question depuis le début de cette semaine. Près de 400 personnes sont réunies à Yaoundé, dans le cadre de la "semaine du foncier au Cameroun".

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22 janvier 2019
Afrique sub-saharienne
Cameroun

Date: 14 janvier 2019

Source: FarmlandgrabInfoCongo.org

Par: Madeleine Ngeunga et David Akana

Village de Mbongo, Dizangue – L’indignation se fait sentir dans la voix de Carine : « Pourquoi la Socapalm interdit à mon père de presser des noix qui proviennent de notre palmeraie ? »

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14 janvier 2019
Afrique sub-saharienne
Cameroun

Date: 13 janvier 2019

Source: Vivafrik.com

Par Debbo Mballo

Prétextant la reprise en mains d’une parcelle d’un hectare (ha) jadis occupée par une société forestière, l’Etat du Cameroun a étalé son droit de propriété sur plus de 200 hectares. Les riverains contestent.

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28 décembre 2018
Afrique sub-saharienne
Gabon

Date: 26 décembre 2018

Source: Pyramidmediagabon.com

Il est devenu difficile pour les Gabonais de posséder un espace ou une portion de terre dans le pays. En cause,  la création, ces dernières années, de nombreuses sociétés civiles immobilières (SCI). En quelques années, ces sociétés sont devenues les propriétaires de la quasi-totalité des terres encore disponibles dans la capitale et dans certaines villes du pays.

Africa do meu coracao Blog
23 octobre 2018
Authors: 
Macua Blog
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Mozambique
Parte da população abrangida pela área onde será erguida a Base Logística de Pemba contesta os valores de compensação atribuídos pela expropriação da suas terras para dar lugar a construção da Base Logística de Pemba.
 
Para além dos “valores irrisórios”, moradores de quatro bairros de Pemba queixam-se da falta de atribuição de terra de substituição.
 
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29 août 2018
Authors: 
Macua Blog
Afrique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Mozambique
O PCA da HCB, Pedro Couto, anunciou nesta terça-feira (28) o abandono do projecto de construção da Central Norte, orçada em 700 milhões de dólares para gerar 1250 megawatts, e assumiu, como resultado de “consenso ao nível estratégico governamental, de que é necessário dar-se a prioridade a Mphanda Nkuwa”. Uma nova barragem que deverá produzir 1500 megawatts mas está orçada em 2,3 biliões de dólares norte-americanos e com grandes impactos no ecossistema do rio Zambeze.
 
Afrique sub-saharienne
Ghana

By Marian Amissah-Ocran

First, Maame Kraba was diagnosed with HIV. Shortly thereafter, her husband died of the disease. For Maame, a young mother of two children living in Western Region, Ghana, her husband’s death marked an abrupt change in her family’s circumstances, one that would put her rights to land in jeopardy.

Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique occidentale
Ghana

In Ghana, land is an indispensable asset. It’s a source of livelihood and social identity, and men and women should have equal opportunities to benefit from it. But when entrenched patriarchy tips the power scales, and corruption reinforces cultural norms, the impact on women can be devastating.

A recent survey reveals that one in three Ghanaians have been asked to pay a bribe for land-related services in recent years. The study was done by the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local chapter of Transparency International in Ghana.

Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique orientale

It was December and the school grounds were empty. Students and staff of Langata Road Primary School in Nairobi were home for the holidays, enjoying the break from lessons during the hot, sticky days.

At first no one noticed when builders moved onto the property with bricks and cement. Within two days they had built an impenetrable wall around the playground, cutting off the school buildings from the large grassy spot where students once played on the swings.

Afrique sub-saharienne
Afrique australe

Fifteen bright young minds from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe came together recently to brainstorm innovative solutions to combat land corruption affecting their communities.

Participants were brought to South Africa for an intensive three-day workshop, where they were mentored by leading social entrepreneurs and encouraged to develop solutions to boost integrity in the land sector, with an emphasis on cross-border collaboration. The four best projects to come out of this initiative will win seed grants to so they can be developed further. 

Afrique sub-saharienne
Zimbabwe
Afrique australe

By Mary Jane Ncube, Farai Shone Mutondoro and Manase Chiweshe

As political parties gear up for the 2018 national elections in Zimbabwe, urban land appears to be emerging as an important campaigning tool for ruling party Zanu PF. 

Amid recent mass public protests against corruption, economic decline and an import ban on basic commodities, young people who showed loyalty to the party werepromised land.  

The Sugar Rush in South Africa - land grabs, land rights, human rights, agriculture
Afrique australe
Malawi
Mozambique
Afrique sub-saharienne
Eswatini
République-Unie de Tanzanie
Zambie
Zimbabwe

By Ian Scoones, Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, and the Director of the ESRC STEPS Centre at Sussex

The expansion of sugar production in southern Africa has been dramatic. From its early beginnings in Natal to the huge commercial estates across the region established during the colonial era, new investments are being planned. The land rush in southern Africa is often a sugar rush, with the ‘white gold’ promising riches to governments, local elites and large corporates alike.

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