After a year of pushing for rural women’s land rights and influencing the African Union to endorse the Charter on inclusive rights for women, the Kilimanjaro Initiative reconnects as a movement and agrees to have a comprehensive framework for monitoring the implementation of the Kilimanjaro Rural Women’s demands across African countries.
Small-scale land grabs: another face of land grabbing discussed
Ngumfor Abinwi Ngwa
Wednesday, 27th September 2017
Reports on land grabbing in recent years have largely followed big foreign investors on large-scale acquisition, leaving unreported small-scale land grabs. Discussions articulated during the ILC Africa regional assembly in Yaoundé-Cameroon shed light on small-scale land grabbing.
The Learning Route methodology: An example on women’s land rights from East Africa
The Learning Route is a methodology developed by the organisation PROCASUR that facilitates practical learning in the field, through the direct exchange of experiences amongst local champions and rural practitioners. The Learning Route is effective for the exchange of embodied local knowledge...
Legal competitions as a tool for awareness raising
The Transitional Programme of Post-Conflict Reconstruction (PTRPC), implemented by the Government of Burundi and financed by IFAD, has provided legal support to poor rural communities. Working towards the goals of peace, economic empowerment and access to rights for women, PTRPC implemented a...