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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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Court case could hold the key to land reform

Laurel Oettle
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018

Could new political will for land reform provide renewed hope? 

AFRA

Using the justice system to promote international best practice in South Africa

The Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) partnered with the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a South African human rights organisation, to launch a class action lawsuit against the Government of South Africa on behalf of a class of farm dwellers known as labour tenants. Under the 1996 Land...

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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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Making labour tenant’s legislation work for the underprivileged in South Africa

Monday, 6th November 2017

A new AFRA study finds answers to issues that weakens the1996 labour reform framework from effectively protecting labour tenant’s land rights. 

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New Partnership for Africa's Development Positions Available!

Deadline: 
Monday, October 23, 2017

Two positions are available at the New Partnership for Africa's Development to support the implementation of their land programme under the GIZ “Strengthening Capacities for Land Governance in Africa (SLGA)” programme.  Note Candidates must be citizens of a member state of the AU.

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Community association succeeds in securing land thirty years after dispossession_Photo credi Nkuzi

Community association succeeds in securing land thirty years after dispossession

Between 1941 and 1965 communities in the Capricorn District Municipality, Limpopo Province, were dispossessed of their lands. Members of the community were issued ‘trek passes’ when they refused to become labour tenants on the land they occupied. These passes were old apartheid style documents...

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Community association succeeds in securing land thirty years after dispossession
Case Studies

Community association succeeds in securing land thirty years after dispossession

Author: 
Motlanalo Lebepe, Matsimela Takalo (NKUZI) and Amira Kheir (ILC Secretariat)
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Vacancy Announcement: Land Matrix Initiative Communication Coordinator

Deadline: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Looking to defend transparency in land deals?

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2017 SAG-SEED Awards - Call for applications

Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and...

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