Civil society in Liberia demand for pro community land rights act/Ali Kaba

Activists petition policy makers to protect community land rights in Liberia

Thursday, 31st May 2018

On May 29 2018, 130 people, including 12 traditional chiefs, 20 community members from 6 counties in Liberia tabled a petition to Liberia's House of Senate with  41,000 signatures, asking for policymakers to revise and pass a pro-community land rights bill. Now, we are sharing the petition in solidarity with the civil society in Liberia.

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Groupe de travail sur le Dashboard au Sénégal

The Dashboard launches in Senegal and 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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Ogiek peoples attending court hearing in Tanzania. Credit: OPDP

Preparing the next big mile for the Ogiek Peoples

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018

One year after the landmark victory against the government of Kenya, the Indigenous Ogiek Peoples will come together on May 26 to reflect on the lessons learnt and groom support to make the next steps successful.

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How to protect women land rights in Cameroon/ Israel Bionyi

How to enhance women’s land rights in Cameroon?

Wednesday, 16th May 2018

A national workshop trains civil society organisations in Cameroon to advocate for women’s land rights.

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The Africa organisational leadership programme

Deadline: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018

The International Land Coalition (ILC) and Maliasili Initiatives are proud to launch the Africa organisational leadership programme and invites ILC members to apply to join. 

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Environmental Challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights Course

Deadline: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018

Learn how hierachy of property rights is applied to environmental land use and management around the world. This free course examines land tenure, property rights, and international development issues. Also the course promise an advice on how to produce policy briefs.  

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High level forum on the Contribution of Multi Stakeholders Platforms to Land Governance in Africa

The ECA Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Monday, 13th November 2017
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Encuentro Defensores

Reporte especial del Encuentro Latinoamericano de Defensores/as de la Tierra y el Ambiente "Defender Derechos en los Territorios" celebrado en Guatemala

Sunday, 17th June 2018

Se llevó a cabo el Encuentro Latinoamericano de Defensores/as de la Tierra y el Ambiente “Defender Derechos en los Territorios” en Guatemala en medio de una preocupante ola de asesinatos. En solo un mes, siete defensores integrantes de las organizaciones campesinas CODECA y CCDA de Guatemala fueron víctimas de asesinatos que a la fecha se mantienen impunes. En este convulso escenario, el Encuentro Latinoamericano de Defensores y Defensoras contó con una masiva participación de organizaciones de DD.HH y líderes/as sociales. La cita evidenció el rol crucial de estos defensores/as en la lucha por los territorios de las comunidades y la protección del ambiente en toda Latinoamérica y la necesidad de impulsar esfuerzos para su protección. En respuesta a esta situación, se conformó una red para la protección de defensores y defensoras de la tierra y territorios que permitirá articular esfuerzos para la la movilización y la incidencia conjunta en la región.

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Guatemala update: seven land defenders murdered in one month

Wednesday, 13th June 2018

Between May 9th and June 9th, seven prominent community leaders from CODECA and CCDA were murdered in Guatemala. Diverse international and human rights organisations have expressed their concern about the wave of assassinations and have called the authorities for immediate measures to clarify the facts and protect the defenders.

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Engaging journalists on agrarian issues through training

Wednesday, 30th May 2018

Sajogyo Institute in collaboration with Consortium for Agrarian Reform with supported by Ikatan Jurnalis Televisi Indonesia (IJTI) and International Land Coalition Asia held a training for journalists with theme Engaging Journalists on Agrarian Issues which held on 18th to 20th of May 2018 in Jambuluwuk, Ciawi, Bogor, West Java. 

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