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.

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ILC Africa members celebrate World Food Day 2018

Monday, 22nd October 2018

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.

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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, Australia and 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.

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TALA's diary from the: Africa Organisational Leadership Programme

Cathbert Tomitho
Wednesday, 1st August 2018

Cathbert Tomitho, board member of Tanzania Land Alliance (TALA) was part of the first Africa Leadership programme. Here is his snapshot of the programme. 

Vacancy Announcement: ILC Africa Seeks Regional Coordinator

Deadline: 
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...

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Job Opening: Assessment of Uptake of GLII Indicators in Global and Regional Land

Deadline: 
Sunday, December 9, 2018
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Posting Title: Assessment of Uptake of GLII Indicators in Global and Regional Land
Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 30 November
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Empower beyond borders! (Second Review Cycle) Global Empowerment Grant

Deadline: 
Friday, November 9, 2018
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UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
Member since: 
2003
Focal point: 
Abdelkader Bensada
RESOURCE CONFLICT INSTITUTE
Member since: 
2007
Focal point: 
Peter Otieno Odongo
OGIEK PEOPLES' DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Member since: 
2013

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