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12 Abril 2019
África Oriental
Etiópia

As the climate shifts and population grows, land in the Choke Mountain watershed is becoming degraded, causing problems here and further downstream on the Nile

CHOKE, Ethiopia - Sloping fields of barley and potatoes stretching far into the distance are a common sight in the mountains of Ethiopia's northwestern Amhara Regional State.

1 Abril 2019
África Oriental
Ruanda

A new report on the status of gender equality in Rwanda that was launched last week shows that the country recorded significant gains on several fronts on the basis of promoting gender equality

27 Março 2019
África Oriental
Uganda

Land theft from widows in Uganda is common but the tide is now changing

“You must leave, or we will kill you and cut up your children.”   

When Proscovia’s husband of twenty years died of cancer in 2013, his family forcibly removed her from the land he’d left behind for her to raise their three children on. 

16 Março 2019
África Oriental
Uganda

A fledgling pressure group of journalists, researchers and community workers is taking a message to Ugandan rural communities to save the trees.

The group is fighting the rapid destruction of trees in the region that was once the epicenter of a twenty-year war that had left a legacy of poverty and fragile land rights.

3 Janeiro 2019
África
África Oriental
Etiópia

The Grand Renaissance Dam is the centrepiece of Ethiopia's bid to become Africa's biggest power exporter

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's $4 billion dam project on the River Nile, which has been beset by construction delays and criticism from Egypt, will start initial operations in December 2020, the water and energy minister said on Thursday.

16 Dezembro 2018
África Oriental
Uganda

Uganda’s land is demarcated into Mailo, Freehold, Leasehold and Customary occupancy, which some consider an irrational land system. Over the years, this tenure has gone through a metamorphosis of traditional, colonial and post-independence vicissitudes; the latter of the three periods, has been tumultuous.

7 Dezembro 2018
África Oriental
Tanzânia

When the water reached some of Kisiwa Panza's graveyards, people found themselves scrambling to protect the remains of their friends and families

KISIWA PANZA, Tanzania - First, the encroaching sea started eating away at homes and killing crops on the small island of Kisiwa Panza. Then the rising tides began bringing up the dead.

25 Novembro 2018
África Oriental

For rural communities in the highlands of eastern Africa, water for domestic use is not piped. They have to collect, or use it from springs or rivers and it’s accessible to anyone.

Gender, Land and Mining in Pastoralist Tanzania - WOLTS Research Report No.2
20 Junho 2018
África
África Oriental
Tanzânia

"Gender, Land and Mining in Pastoralist Tanzania" is the product of rigorous field research over two years by WOLTS team members from Mokoro and HakiMadini. Significant stresses from mining, population growth and climate change, as well as disturbing levels of violence against women have been uncovered in this study of two traditional pastoralist communities in Tanzania.

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