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Legal and psycho-legal counselling to defend land rights

While Cameroon’s Constitution recognises the ethnic diversity of the country, pastoralists are often marginalised and their access to land is insecure. Through its Access to Justice Program, MBOSCUDA provided legal and psycho-legal counselling to help the Mbororo assert their claims to communal...

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Case Studies

Legal and psycho-legal counselling to defend land rights

Author: 
Robert Nso Fon, Musa Usman Ndamba (MBOSCUDA) and Luis Manuel Claps (ILC Secretariat)
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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.

ILC Africa Regional Assembly 2017: Summary of day one

Marie Christelle DJUKO
Friday, 15th September 2017

Over 200 lecturers, masters, and PhD students in Cameroon receive practical knowledge on land reforms as ILC Africa kicks off its Regional Assembly at the University of Yaounde 2.

Africa Regional Assembly 2017

Yaounde, Cameroon
Tuesday, 12th September 2017 to Friday, 15th September 2017
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ILC Members Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2017

Monday, 14th August 2017

From Cameroon to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ILC members campaigned for the inclusion of Indigenous Peoples in politics and government for better recognition of their rights.

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Earth day in Africa: campaigning for land rights of vulnerable communities

Thursday, 18th May 2017

Every year, millions of people around the world celebrate Earth Day. A day to recognise the contribution of the earth and its ecosystems to human life while raising awareness about environmental challenges and concerns.

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Pastoralists resist land grabbing

The case describes how a Mbororo pastoralist community in Cameroon defended their land rights against attempts by the Archbishop of the Bamenda Archdiocese, Cornelius Fontem Esua and the Catholic University of Cameroon to dispossess them of land they occupied since 1904. The case illustrates the...

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Pastoralists resist land grabbing
Case Studies

Pastoralists resist land grabbing

Author: 
Musa Ndamba Usman (MBOSCUDA) , Gaynor Parazda (ILC Secretariat)
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Policy & Technical Briefs

No.8: Making Rangelands more secure in Cameroon. A review of good practice

Author: 
Azuhnwi Blasius
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