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. 

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How ILC Africa members work to ensure the safety of land defenders

Monday, 2nd September 2019

Last month, the Global Witness released their 2018 report on land and environment defenders. Sadly, 14 land defenders were killed in Africa in 2018 and several others criminalised for defending their land and our environment.

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Manuals & Toolkits

ILC TOOLKIT 9: Effective Actions Against Land Grabbing

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Manuals & Toolkits

ILC TOOLKIT 2: Strong Small-Scale Farming Systems

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LANDex Initiative Democratizes Land Monitoring and Puts People at the Center of Global Land Data

Thursday, 28th March 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The LANDex initiative, to be launched this Thursday on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, is the first global dataset of its type to offer people-centered perspectives into the impacts of land governance.

 
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A land monitoring tool

A platform to monitor land governance

Wednesday, 10th April 2019

On March 28th, 2019, the International Land Coalition launched LANDex at the sidelines of the 2019 World Bank Land & Poverty Conference in Washington DC.

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WEBINAR - Local solutions to strengthen women’s voices in land governance

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Workshop trained participants how to use STDM to secure tenure

A tool to secure tenure for all in Francophone Africa

Friday, 15th March 2019

Across French speaking Africa, communities are battling governments and companies to preserve their historical rights to land. An inclusive land tool developed by the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is helping communities determine borders and protect their rights.

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Public hearing in Senegal on land governance

Senegal’s public hearing on land governance

Tuesday, 5th March 2019

An innovation born from the recent presidential elections in Senegal is its public exchange of ideas on land between presidential candidates and voters.

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Finding answers to rangelands conflicts

Peter Ken Otieno, Technical Coordinator, Rangelands Initiative Africa | RECONCILE and Angela Nyanchama, Policy Research & Advocacy Officer at RECONCILE
Wednesday, 6th February 2019

In 2018, pastoral conflicts claimed more lives in Africa than terrorism according to the African Union. The ILC Rangelands Initiative in Africa commissioned studies that examines little tweaks that can bring change.

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