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IIED Webinar: Enhancing accountability in agribusiness investments: experiences from West Africa

Friday, 26th May 2017

Join our webinar on 6 June 2017 to discuss how rural people can push for more accountability in agribusiness investments, looking at examples from Cameroon, Ghana and Senegal.

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Promoting Agricultural Policy and Addressing Land Conflicts in Guatemala

Friday, 26th May 2017

Representatives of the Secretariat of Agrarian Affairs (SAA) in Guatemala and the International Land Coalition–Latin America and the Caribbean (ILC-LAC) signed a cooperation agreement to develop joint actions aimed at implementing and disseminating Guatemala Agricultural Policy in different territories around the country.

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Ogiek Indigenous Peoples win historic battle against government in African land rights case

Friday, 26th May 2017

ILC member, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) argues the 8 year-long Ogiek case to victory in front of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, which recognises the Ogiek's indigenous status and their right to reparations from the government of Kenya.

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Latin America and the Caribbean Unite their Voices for Earth Day

Wednesday, 24th May 2017

On the occasion of the Earth Day Mobilisation for the Land Rights Now campaign, thousands of people came together to defend Indigenous Peoples and Communities as a key measure to fight against climate change.  Many ILC members from the Latin America & Caribbean region participated in the global mobilisation, these are their stories...

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A COMMON RIGHT: UGANDA LAND ALLIANCE AND THE KARAMOJONG - photo by ©Jason Taylor/Source Project

African Court to deliver landmark judgment on Ogiek community land rights case against Kenyan government

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

The African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, at its 45th session on 26 May 2017 in Arusha, will deliver a long-awaited judgment on a case brought before it, by the Ogiek indigenous peoples against the Kenyan government, for consistent violations and denial of their land rights.

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Earth day in Africa: campaigning for land rights of vulnerable communities

Thursday, 18th May 2017

Every year, millions of people around the world celebrate Earth Day. A day to recognise the contribution of the earth and its ecosystems to human life while raising awareness about environmental challenges and concerns.

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