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ILC Africa members celebrate World Food Day 2018

Monday, 22nd October 2018

In January this year, the African Union renewed its commitment to end hunger by 2025. In recent years, efforts to reverse hunger in Africa have multiplied, but as the UN State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017 shows, real progress is yet to follow.  Globally, 767 million people live in extreme poverty, half of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Across the continent, it is popular opinion that the African nations need to go beyond windy promises.

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ILC believes civil society leadership is worth strengthening/ILC/Israel Bionyi

Building civil society leadership for land governance in Africa

Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Civil society leadership is worth strengthening, because it can act as a vital force for tenure security and a bastion of democracy

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Ogiek peoples attending court hearing in Tanzania. Credit: OPDP

Preparing the next big mile for the Ogiek Peoples

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018

One year after the landmark victory against the government of Kenya, the Indigenous Ogiek Peoples will come together on May 26 to reflect on the lessons learnt and groom support to make the next steps successful.

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THE WOMEN LAND RIGHTS DEBATE IS CHANGING WITH MEN IN THE PICTURE

Men that champion women's land rights

Friday, 4th May 2018

Gender means many things to people, but one image that usually comes to mind once this word echoes is women. A research initiative is putting men in the picture and changing the debate architecture.

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OPDP strengthens capacities of Africa’s IPs rights advocates

Wednesday, 13th December 2017

ILC Africa member, Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program (OPDP) held a workshop in Arusha, Tanzania on October 2-4 to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous Peoples’ (IPs) organisations in Africa to advocate for the implementation of Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) mechanisms and Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).

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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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