ILC ALC participó en la XXXV Conferencia Regional de la FAO llevando a la palestra el tema de la tierra

Monday, 30th April 2018

La ILC ALC estuvo presente en la XXXV Conferencia Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) llevada a cabo en Montego Bay, Jamaica del 5 al 8 de marzo, un importante espacio regional de diálogo y decisión en torno a temáticas rurales.

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Red de Iniciativas de Monitoreo de la Gobernanza de la Tierra y los RR.NN: avances y prioridades para el 2018

Monday, 30th April 2018

La Red sostuvo una reunión en Bogotá, Colombia, para definir los temas e indicadores a monitorear y las acciones para este año. Sus hallazgos abonarán a procesos de incidencia en favor de una gobernanza de la tierra centrada en las personas.

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ILC ALC lanza Programa para Fortalecer Capacidades de Gestión y Liderazgo en Organizaciones de Base

Monday, 30th April 2018

El nuevo programa buscará fortalecer a diversas organizaciones indígenas y campesinas en pro de una gobernanza incluyente de la tierra y los territorios

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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.

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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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M. Mwarabu defend les droits fonciers des peuples autochtones Pygmées Babuluko dans le Territoire de Walikale. Photo/ Israel Bionyi ILC Afrique

PIDP: ILC member in DRC protect land defender from criminalisation

Wednesday, 14th February 2018

Land rights defender, Mr Mwarabu Mbula Jean Koko, is in good health after spending a hell of time in the hands of the Congolese armed forces in March 2017. While Mr Mwarabu was mediating the conflict between two communities in Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), he was arbitrarily arrested, jailed and tortured. During this painful moment, a strategy coordinated by the Integrated Program for the Development of the Pygmy People (PIDP) in Kivu, supported by ILC, fought against his criminalisation, denounced his unfair treatment and brought him medical help.  Protecting the civil and political rights of human rights defenders working on land issues is one of the ten commitments of ILC.

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Tanzania: multiple stakeholders debate land governance challenges

Masalu Luhula-TNRF
Friday, 9th February 2018

Tanzania is currently reviewing its national land policy. To better enrich the process, the Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) is encouraging inclusive participation of multiple stakeholders via public debates and discussions at all levels. 

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  

Traditional Authorities, elected Members of Parliament, Mayors and government officials share knowledge on land reforms with experts. Picture courtesy: CED

Knowledge inspires land reform process in Cameroon

Wednesday, 10th January 2018

Government representatives, Members of Parliament, Mayors, Traditional Authorities, experts and development actors shared experiences at the Parliament-Government experience-sharing forum on land management at the National Assembly in Yaoundé on 7-8 December 2017. 

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Kilimanjaro Initiative celebrates one year

Monday, 27th November 2017

After a year of pushing for rural women’s land rights and influencing the African Union to endorse the Charter on inclusive rights for women, the Kilimanjaro Initiative reconnects as a movement and agrees to have a comprehensive framework for monitoring the implementation of the Kilimanjaro Rural Women’s demands across African countries.

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