Creating a global 'land rights family': from knowledge to action
Brendan Schwartz (IIED), Co-Facilitator of Community Land Initiative
Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Community land rights are the focus of two new initiatives. The first, launched with an 'action shop' in Kenya, enables civil society organisations to share knowledge and chart new paths; the second supports communities to seek legal redress for violated rights.
Following the expiration of the land acquisition and distribution (LAD) component of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform with Extension and Reforms (CARPER) in June 2014, the issuance of Notices of Coverage (NOCs) was stalled – leaving the remaining 600,000 hectares undistributed as of 2016.
Giving power through Joint Land Ownership (JLO) in Nepal
Community Self Reliance Center (CSRC)
Thursday, 8th February 2018
'After the acquisition of joint land ownership I feel powerful in my household. Now, I have also access to land which we both (husband and wife) use for growing our children's well-being." Pangula Tharu and Chahari Tharuni, Bardiya.