Lois Aduamoah-Addo is a young passionate women’s land right advocate. She has been working with Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF Ghana) for the past 10 years as a Programme Officer for Women’s Economic Empowerment focused on Land Right and Agricultural Policies. She has been instrumental in advocating for rural women’s land rights at all levels both national and international. In WILDAF she has managed over 7 projects with 5 focused on Women’s Land Rights.
At the local levels, she has worked and liaised with key stakeholders such as District Assemblies, traditional authorities, land sector agencies and community members, especially women on women’s land rights. At national levels she has served on the various platforms, such as Civil Society Coalition on Land (CICOL), Oxfam GROW Campaign, a member of the Land Administration Project Gender Committee. At the International levels, she has represented WiLDAF at ECOWAS, AU and UN CSW meetings on women’s land rights. She is being also being part of international campaigns such as the Kilimanjaro Initiative on women’s land rights both at national and the African levels.
She has two key publications and a video documentary on women’s land rights in Ghana to her credit. She is a Ghanaian, with a Bachelor of Art Degree in Integrated Development Studies from the University for Development Studies, a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from University of Ghana and currently pursuing Bachelor of Law Degree at the Ghana Institute for Management and Public Administration.