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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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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