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Forest transition Aerial view of a Transition Forest area in Bokito, Cameroon. Photo by Mokhamad Edliadi/CIFOR
29 March 2022
Authors: 
Amaelle Seigneret
Nathaniah Jacobs
Eastern Africa
Ethiopia
Tanzania
Southern Africa
South Africa
Global

Benguela, Angola, october 2007_photo by Carlos Ebert_FLICKR creative commons
6 August 2021
Authors: 
Allan Cain
Angola
Southern Africa

 

By Allan Cain, Development Workshop Angola

* This article was originally published as part of the online discussion on customary law in Southern Africa

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12 September 2019
Mauritius
Southern Africa

Date: 11 septembre 2019

Source: Mediaterre.org

Souvenons-nous : "L'Ile Maurice ne doit pas seulement être la vitrine des hôtels de luxe. La destination mauricienne ne se résume pas aux plages ...", clamait Joël de Rosnay, conseiller spécial des questions environnementales auprès du Premier Ministre mauricien lors de la campagne Maurice Ile Durable déployée en 2009.

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4 February 2019
Madagascar
Southern Africa

Date: 29 janvier 2019

Source: Madagascar-tribune.com

Le Collectif TANY souhaite à l’ensemble de la population malgache que l’année 2019 soit meilleure que les précédentes et surtout que les changements qui surviendront suite aux élections présidentielles de décembre 2018 amélioreront les conditions de vie de la majorité des habitants dans le court terme et le long terme.

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28 December 2018
Madagascar
Southern Africa

Date: 26 décembre 2018

Source: Farmlandgrab, TV5 Monde

À la veille de l'annonce des résultats provisoires de la présidentielle, un des sujets qui inquiètent la population est celui de l'accaparement des terres agricoles par les multinationales. Dix ans après l'affaire Daewoo Logistics, on fait le point avec Mamy Rakotondrainibe, présidente du Collectif pour la Défense des Terres Malgaches, Tany.

Sub-Saharan Africa
Southern Africa

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. 

Sub-Saharan Africa
Zimbabwe
Southern Africa

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
Southern Africa
Malawi
Mozambique
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eswatini
Tanzania
Zambia
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.