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Launching of the land observatory in Uganda/ Landnet/Land Matrix

Uganda Land Matrix National Land Observatory launched

Tuesday, 27th November 2018

Uganda has a new combat gear – and it’s not going to be used to tear down homes and destroy lives. Instead it will arm the country with a platform to fight for land rights, peace and justice, and comes in the form of the latest Land Matrix-supported National Land Observatory (NLO)

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Dr. Ibrahima KA, juriste, expert foncier international

What it takes to do a doctorate in land governance

Monday, 15th October 2018

Interview with Dr. Ibrahima KA, legal expert, international land expert, researcher and  land and natural resource management programme manager at IPAR.

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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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Frédéric Djinadja, Coordinator, National Engagement Strategy, Togo

A new land code in Togo: what is NES in it?

Wednesday, 15th August 2018

An interview with Frédéric Djinadja(FD), Coordinator, National Engagement Strategy, Togo

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Groupe de travail sur le Dashboard au Sénégal

The Dashboard launches in Senegal 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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Governments working with private and public stakeholders to improve land governance in Africa

Thursday, 23rd November 2017

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13 November  2017- Multi-stakeholders platforms (MSP) bringing together civil society organisations (CSOs), private sector, governments, and UN agencies are essential in securing land rights and achieving development in Africa. The collaborative nature of these platforms has great potential for synergising ideas and finding common ground on land issues. MSP appears to be a recommendation of regional, continental and international normative frameworks on land tenure, including the Frameworks and Guidelines on Land Governance in Africa (F&Gs), the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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