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Fighting land corruption in Africa

Juliet Tsuma, Communication Assistant, ILC Africa
Tuesday, 24th September 2019

When development projects are announced in rural Africa, the elites and politically influential rush to acquire land in the space earmarked for development at cheaper rates. 

Back to the roots

Giulia Riedo, Systems and Process Support, LandNNES
Wednesday, 28th August 2019

When Nelson Mandela was launching the KwaZulu-Natal Land Reform Pilot programme in 1995, he promised that it will address poverty, unemployment, malnutrition and economic depression. 

Land governance at Global Soil Week 2019

Juliet Tsuma, Communication and Administrative Assistant, ILC Africa.
Tuesday, 25th June 2019

On 27-30 May 2019 around 200 actors engaged in talks to initiate and reinforce guidelines and actions on sustainable soil management and land governance at the World Agroforestry headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

Land Reform Only way to Solve South Africa's Inequality Problem

Monday, 13th May 2019

Having emerged as a free society in 1994, South Africa adopted a new Constitution that sought to redress the legacy of apartheid by enshrining a Bill of Rights for all South Africans. Twenty-five years on and one of those rights, the right to property, has recently set off new controversy. 

What makes civil society land networks effective and durable?

Cara Scott and Emmanuel Sulle
Tuesday, 18th December 2018

Networks provide an increasingly popular organizational structure for collective action on land rights in Africa and elsewhere around the world, but sustaining networks’ impact, engagement, and resourcing can be challenging.

Highlights from the Global Land Forum 2018

Tuesday, 30th October 2018

During the last day of the Global Land Forum (GLF), on September 27 2018, a question about a line in the declaration sparked a long debate that lasted almost one hour, in a session that was meant to conclude in just a few minutes. 

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