COMAID's diary from knowledge to action: experience with the Community Land Initiative

Jitar Christain Taku, COMAID
Tuesday, 13th March 2018

With large-scale acquisition moving to rural villages in Cameroon and threatening community land rights, we are learning new strategies to protect community lands against corruption.

Ensuring land tenure rights to marginalised and vulnerable communities in India

Friday, 9th March 2018

India faces enormous challenges in its quest to develop in a socially conscience, economically and environmentally just manner.  In regards to developing responsible land governance, it remains a complex issue aggravated by a combination of systematic legal and institutional failures. Institutions that govern land, market and societies have fundamental weaknesses to address land and property issues of poor rural women and men, Tribals, and Dalits.

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In Burkina Faso: 225 women gain access to land

Saydou Koudougou
Tuesday, 27th February 2018

In a general assembly chaired by the Mayor of Satiri, women and farm managers register their land agreements in a collective document on February 20th.

COMAID GPS training-credit: COMAID

Data to defend land rights in Cameroon

Saturday, 3rd March 2018

Community Assistance in Development (COMAID) teach communities how to enshrine land use maps and land registrars into village practices to protect their lands using data and technology

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The Africa organisational leadership programme

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

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 sobre Gestión Ambiental, Recursos Naturales y Agroecología en la región Trifinio.

Monday, 12th March 2018

Los días 15 y 16 de febrero de 2018, se realizó el Encuentro sobre Gestión Ambiental, Recursos Naturales y Agroecología en la región Trifinio, en el cual participaron 35 miembros de organizaciones ambientalistas, unidades ambientales municipales y agricultores ecológicos y orgánicos. 

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ILC partners in Asia call for wider recognition of land rights as human rights

Friday, 9th March 2018

The magnitude and intensity of land conflicts in Asia have increased over the years, with the continued rise of land and agricultural investments and continued competing claims for scarce natural resources. In various instances, governments and private sector entities alike have facilitated the displacement of rural communities, the deterioration of the environment and agricultural livelihoods, and the loss of lives through land concessions and businesses ventures. 

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Manuals & Toolkits

Caminario: Incidencia y comunicación desde el mundo rural latinoamericano

Iniciativa Basada en Compromisos Mujer Rural y Derecho a la Tierra
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