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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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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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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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Launching of the land observatory in Uganda/ Landnet/Land Matrix

Uganda Land Matrix National Land Observatory launched

Tuesday, 27th November 2018

Uganda has a new combat gear – and it’s not going to be used to tear down homes and destroy lives. Instead it will arm the country with a platform to fight for land rights, peace and justice, and comes in the form of the latest Land Matrix-supported National Land Observatory (NLO)

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ILC Africa members celebrate World Food Day 2018

Monday, 22nd October 2018

In January this year, the African Union renewed its commitment to end hunger by 2025. In recent years, efforts to reverse hunger in Africa have multiplied, but as the UN State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017 shows, real progress is yet to follow.  Globally, 767 million people live in extreme poverty, half of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Across the continent, it is popular opinion that the African nations need to go beyond windy promises.

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