ILC believes civil society leadership is worth strengthening/ILC/Israel Bionyi

Building civil society leadership for land governance in Africa

Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Civil society leadership is worth strengthening, because it can act as a vital force for tenure security and a bastion of democracy

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With ILC support, CNCR ups its capacity to encourage media coverage on land rights in Africa

Segnane Serigne, CNCR
Monday, 9th July 2018

On June 20-22, 2018, the CNCR participated in a training on media coverage on land rights in Africa in Kampala, Uganda.

Groupe de travail sur le Dashboard au Sénégal

The Dashboard launches in Senegal piloted by IPAR

Wednesday, 30th May 2018

Land governance is an important part of natural resource management. Senegal has recently adopted a land policy, which opens up prospects for a long-promised, but long-delayed, land reform. One suggestion is that land indicator monitoring facilitates consensus building, thus contributing to the promotion of peace.

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THE WOMEN LAND RIGHTS DEBATE IS CHANGING WITH MEN IN THE PICTURE

Men that champion women's land rights

Friday, 4th May 2018

Gender means many things to people, but one image that usually comes to mind once this word echoes is women. A research initiative is putting men in the picture and changing the debate architecture.

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Securing Land Tenure in Senegal

IFAD’s agricultural development project in Matam (PRODAM) has contributed to securing land tenure by supporting the “one household, one hectare” principle in the allocation of land in village irrigation schemes and facilitating the establishment of pastoral units responsible for the management...

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New year, New NES: ILC’s national strategies are expanding to new countries

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

In 2018, six countries will be added to the current list of 22 National Engagement Strategies that ILC supports, expanding our efforts in “changing policies, practices and agendas" nationally.

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Dissemination of Senegal's land policy document as part of the country's National Engagement Strategy formulation process

Friday, 2nd February 2018

In the context of the National Engagement Strategy (NES) formulation process, the ILC and the FAO helped CNCR, IPAR, IED Afrique, CICODEV and their partners of the CRAFS alliance organise a meeting in the Mboro agro-ecological zone, with the aim of gathering feedback from the grassroot level and defining a legal framework which would be relevant to the farmers' needs.

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Building momentum around rangelands across Africa

Thursday, 11th January 2018

In 2017, the Rangeland Initiative mobilised resources, built partnerships and advocated for pastoralists land rights  

Understanding rural land markets in West Africa

Wednesday, 1st November 2017

Ibrahima KA, a researcher at IPAR, a sub-regional think tank based in Dakar, Senegal says West Africa must regulate rural land markets to protect the land rights of vulnerable families in rural communities.

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Lutte contre l’accaparement de terres et récupération de terres litigieuses par des paysans organisés_Photo credit CICODEV

A peasant movement tackles land grabbing and reclaims disputed land

This is the outcome of an advocacy campaign led by CICODEV Africa and the Collectif des Paysans sans Terre de Diokoul against land grabbing in the rural community of Diokoul Ndiawrigne, in Senegal. This 2-year campaign involved 99 farmers from 4 villages and aimed at reclaiming 400 hectares of...

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