land_rights_now-campaign Liberia/ James Giahyue

Liberia: more voices support civil society’s press for a better land rights law

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

In a statement, Land Rights Now supports the civil society’s call for Liberian policymakers to review and pass a people centred land rights bill

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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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ILC Africa calls for people-centred land rights in Liberia

Tuesday, 17th April 2018

In a statement issued by ILC Africa’s Chair on April 17 2018, the platform calls for President George Weah and the Senate to review and pass a land act that respects community land rights.

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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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Ogiek Indigenous Peoples win historic battle against government in African land rights case

Friday, 26th May 2017

ILC member, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) argues the 8 year-long Ogiek case to victory in front of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, which recognises the Ogiek's indigenous status and their right to reparations from the government of Kenya.

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New Momentum to Resolve Challenges in Land Management in Kenya

Friday, 20th January 2017

The quest for an end to the perennial challenges in land management in Kenya has today benefited from a new thrust. This followed a resolution by over thirty land sector actors to launch the National Engagement Strategy, which provides for a multi-stakeholder platform, to coordinate activities towards resolving the perennial land management challenges in Kenya. 

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