What makes civil society land networks effective and durable?
Cara Scott and Emmanuel Sulle
Tuesday, 18th December 2018
Networks provide an increasingly popular organizational structure for collective action on land rights in Africa and elsewhere around the world, but sustaining networks’ impact, engagement, and resourcing can be challenging.
In January this year, the African Union renewed its commitment to end hunger by 2025. In recent years, efforts to reverse hunger in Africa have multiplied, but as the UN State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017 shows, real progress is yet to follow. Globally, 767 million people live in extreme poverty, half of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Across the continent, it is popular opinion that the African nations need to go beyond windy promises.
On World Food Day, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Mobilize to Assert Their Land Rights
Monday, 15th October 2018
New Policy Brief Highlights Their Role in Global Food Security
Thousands join community advocates in Kenya, Myanmar, Peru, Uganda, Guatemala, Indonesia, Australiaand at least 18 other countries to call on governments to secure their rights to the lands that form the basis for global food security and help mitigate against climate change.
Vacancy Announcement: ILC Africa Seeks Regional Coordinator
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Looking to work with land groups across Africa and in an action-oriented and dynamic environment? The ILC Africa Regional Coordination Unit is recruiting a regional Coordinator. S/he will lead a team that facilitates a diverse and growing network of 61 Africa-based organisations. ILC Africa...