One giant step forward for women’s land rights: The African Union officially endorses Pan African Women’s Charter on Land Rights

Monday, 10th April 2017

Our land, our lives, women let us mobilize!’ The famous chant of the Women2Kilimanjaro hike which led to the mass assembly of rural women from across Africa to adopt a charter of demands that advocates for more inclusive land rights for women. 

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Join Liberian CSOs in calling for a progressive Land Rights Act now!

Join Liberian CSOs in calling for a progressive Land Rights Act now!

Friday, 15th July 2016

Join the Global Call to Action in endorsing a statement from the Civil Society Organizations Working on Land Rights in Liberia calling on the country’s legislature to immediately pass historic legislation recognizing community land rights. Insecure land rights have contributed to wars and land grabs across West Africa, and to communities losing their homes, lands, and livelihoods. The Land Rights Act, submitted in 2014, would automatically recognize the land and forest rights of millions of rural Liberians, and could be a model for countries across West African grappling with their own land-related conflicts.

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Edward Loure takes home 2016 Goldman Prize for securing community land rights

Monday, 18th April 2016

Maasai leader Edward Loure has helped to secure almost 200,000 acres of land for traditional pastoralist communities in Northern Tanzania.

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