LEARN, SHARE AND BE INSPIRED: Learning from the Database of Good Practices - Diverse Tenure Systems
ILC’s Commitment 3 seeks to recognise and protect diverse tenure and production systems upon which people's livelihoods depend, including communal and customary tenure systems of smallholders, indigenous peoples,...
Using the justice system to promote international best practice in South Africa
The Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) partnered with the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a South African human rights organisation, to launch a class action lawsuit against the Government of South Africa on behalf of a class of farm dwellers known as labour tenants. Under the 1996 Land...
New Partnership for Africa's Development Positions Available!
Monday, October 23, 2017
Two positions are available at the New Partnership for Africa's Development to support the implementation of their land programme under the GIZ “Strengthening Capacities for Land Governance in Africa (SLGA)” programme. Note Candidates must be citizens of a member state of the AU.
Community association succeeds in securing land thirty years after dispossession
Between 1941 and 1965 communities in the Capricorn District Municipality, Limpopo Province, were dispossessed of their lands. Members of the community were issued ‘trek passes’ when they refused to become labour tenants on the land they occupied. These passes were old apartheid style documents...