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Traditional Authorities, elected Members of Parliament, Mayors and government officials share knowledge on land reforms with experts. Picture courtesy: CED

Knowledge inspires land reform process in Cameroon

Miércoles, 10th Enero 2018

Government representatives, Members of Parliament, Mayors, Traditional Authorities, experts and development actors shared experiences at the Parliament-Government experience-sharing forum on land management at the National Assembly in Yaoundé on 7-8 December 2017. 

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The Decade Of Family Farming 2019-2028 officially adopted by the United Nations General Assembly

Viernes, 22nd Diciembre 2017

The IYFF +10 World Coordination Committee, leader of the campaign for the declaration of the International Year of Family Farming 2014 and the Decade now, is developing an Action Plan to be presented to FAO, IFAD and Governments.

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Approaching the GLF 2018, Government of Indonesia convenes a high level meeting at the Presidential Palace

Viernes, 8th Diciembre 2017

More bricks are being paved to complete the journey toward the Global Land Forum 2018. Hosted by the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), relevant ministry institutions were attending a high-level meeting to weave an engagement toward the preparation of the GLF, taking place at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Governments working with private and public stakeholders to improve land governance in Africa

Jueves, 23rd Noviembre 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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MRG y OPDP preocupados por la débil implementación del dictamen de la Corte Africana en el caso Ogiek

Lunes, 20th Noviembre 2017

Los miembros de ILC Minority Rights Group International (MRG) y el Programa de Desarrollo del Pueblo Ogiek (Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program o OPDP) expresan su preocupación sobre el nuevo Cuerpo Especial del gobierno de Kenia y la implementación, por su parte, del dictamen de la Corte Africana para los Derechos Humanos y de las Personas sobre el caso del pueblo indígena Ogiek. 

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Making labour tenant’s legislation work for the underprivileged in South Africa

Lunes, 6th Noviembre 2017

A new AFRA study finds answers to issues that weakens the1996 labour reform framework from effectively protecting labour tenant’s land rights. 

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