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Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Land tenure security, especially customary residence systems, is found to influence the agricultural investment decision-making and productivity of smallholder farmers across sub-Saharan Africa. However, as country-specific customary residence systems and farming models evolve over time, their impact on food security and livelihood remains unclear.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Conservation Agriculture (CA) is advocated as an agricultural innovation that will improve smallholder famer resilience to future climate change. Under the conditions presented by the El Niño event of 2015/16, the implementation of CA was examined in southern Malawi at household, district and national institutional levels.

Promoting Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) in Ethiopia
Institutional & promotional materials
May 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Uganda fosters investment quality promotion to ensure that agriculture and forestry investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management and respect the rights and needs of local populations, including vulnerable groups and women.

Reports & Research
April 2020
Zimbabwe
Sub-Saharan Africa

Despite an inflow of investment in rural communities, there are concerns about negative impacts on local people’s livelihoods, access to farming land, productivity, income levels, food security and access to social services.

Note Apess
Institutional & promotional materials
April 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Au moment où tous les pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest, à l’instar des pays des autres régions du monde, ont pris des mesures fortes pour contrer la propagation de la pandémie du COVID-19, l’APESS a voulu analyser les premiers effets de ces mesures sur ses membres.

Land Conflict Mediation Guide - Private Mailo Land
Training Resources & Tools
April 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

Land in Uganda is a delicate resource that has caused many conflicts over the past years. About 80% of pending court cases in the country relate to land today. Looking at the country’s violent history, a rising population and increasing impact of climate change on agriculture productivity, land rights in Uganda are contested to this day.

Training Handbook for Land Governance Practitioners on Private Mailo land
Training Resources & Tools
April 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

Knowledge of policies on land governance not only improves the way issues pertaining to land rights are handled; but also minimises waste of time and money lost on land conflict.

Land Capacity Building Guide - Focusing on private Mailo land
Training Resources & Tools
April 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eastern Africa
Uganda

Responsible Land Policy in Uganda (RELAPU) is a project implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). BMZ created the Special Initiative “One World, No Hunger”, aimed at eradicating extreme hunger and poverty.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) failed to meet most Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) require knowledge-intensive actions that weigh development goals against sustainability options with several possibilities in various contexts. Land resources are the mainstay for most African communities and the basis of achievement of most SDGs.

Thematic Case Study 2: Approaches to land rights documentation and mapping to protect local people’s land rights in agricultural investment contexts
Reports & Research
March 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mozambique
Tanzania
Sierra Leone

This paper is one of three thematic case studies resulting from a set of pilot projects undertaken jointly by civil society and private business partners from 2016–2019 in five countries in sub-Saharan Africa.