Rights and Rice Foundation
Member since: 
2018

LEARN, SHARE AND BE INSPIRED: Learning from the Database of Good Practices - Transparent and Accessible Information

The International Land Coalition’s Commitment 8 seeks to ensure transparency and accountability, through unhindered and timely public access to all information that may contribute to informed...

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Case Studies

LEARN, SHARE AND BE INSPIRED: Learning from the Database of Good Practices - Transparent and Accessible Information

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land_rights_now-campaign Liberia/ James Giahyue

Liberia: more voices support civil society’s press for a better land rights law

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

In a statement, Land Rights Now supports the civil society’s call for Liberian policymakers to review and pass a people centred land rights bill

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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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Manuals & Toolkits

Community guide on protecting community lands and resources- 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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Manuals & Toolkits

Liberia FPIC Training Materials: 'Communities in the Driving Seat'

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Policy & Technical Briefs

Land Matrix Large Scale Land Acquisition Profile: Liberia

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Building resilient mechanisms for inclusive and accountable local land governance

In 2013, Duah village in Liberia faced a serious challenge. Private company Lion Growth Ltd. was interested in the acquisition of Duah customary land. Duah’s local leaders struck a deal with the company without consulting the community. As a result, Duah community mobilised and rallied around...

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