Filters

Photo credit: Women to Kilimanjaro

Women across Africa plan to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to demand #landrightsnow

Wednesday, 14th September 2016

A woman has lost her husband and has no rights to their household land; a biofuel company pushes another smallholder farmer off her land; while a community's land and water is poisoned by a mining company. These three stories are part of an animated video to promote the Kilimanjaro Initiative in October 2016.  

Read more
Women in a tobacco field in Malawi ©IFAD/Pirozzi

ILC hails long awaited land reforms in Malawi after nearly 15 years of advocacy work by LandNet

Monday, 18th July 2016

ILC joins member Landnet Malawi in celebrating the passing of four Land Bills, the most recent on Customary Land. Together with Oxfam, FAO, UN Women, and other partners, ILC has been supporting Landnet Malawi in their advocacy campaigns for land reforms since the adoption of the Malawi National Land Policy in 2002.  

Read more
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.

Read more

UN Environment Assembly Passes Resolution in Support of Sustainable Pastoralism & Rangelands

Friday, 8th July 2016

The United Nations Environment Assembly 2016 passes resolution on combating desertification, drought and land degradation, and promoting sustainable pastoralism and rangelands

Read more

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.

Read more

Rapport de la Session de Mise en Commun de la Delegation Sénégalaise au FFM 2015

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016
Read more

Pages