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Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area.[2] With 1.0 billion people (as of 2009, see table) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 14.72% of the world's human population.

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EU Land Governance Capitalization Meeting
20 October 2021
Africa
Sudan
Burundi
Ethiopia
Kenya
Malawi
Uganda
Angola
Cameroon
Eswatini
Ghana
Guinea-Bissau
Côte d'Ivoire
Niger

With a total of 65 participants (37% women) from 14 countries (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Pakistan, Sudan and Uganda) the 10th and last Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Transversal Project, was virtually delivered due to COVID-19.

Pan-African Conference on Community Land Rights identifies urgent collective land rights reforms and women’s rights as critical for securing social peace in Africa
15 October 2021
Africa
Madagascar

Delegates from 12 countries united in Lomé, Togo for the 3rd Conference by the African Land Institutions Network for Community Rights (ALIN); They highlighted successes and challenges from ongoing community land rights reforms in their countries, and charted a roadmap for the future; The conference, hosted by the Government of Togo, was initiated by the Rights and Resourc

Beni in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Photo by Christina Mukongoma)
14 December 2020
Africa

Participatory model may help resolve conflicts in developing countries worldwide

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The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) is an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University.

CSAE carries out economic research with a particular focus on Africa. Its aim is to improve economic and social conditions in the poorest societies. CSAE researchers often use unique data which give them unrivalled insight into the underlying issues. The resulting policy recommendations address questions in the economic and political spheres as well as in civil society in developing countries.

The African Law Library (ALL) is a “one-stop-shop” online portal and database that offers free legal resources for Africans.

Partnerships for Forests catalyses investments in which the private sector, public sector and communities can achieve shared value from sustainable forests and sustainable land use.

By creating market-ready ‘Forest Partnerships’ that offer an attractive balance of risks and benefits for the private sector, public sector and communities, the programme aims to mobilise significant investment, principally from the private sector.

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BDAfrica carries a selection of stories from the newspaper Business Daily, published out of Nairobi by the Nation Media Group, as well as exclusive web-only content.

For details of the much fuller range of business and feature coverage available in the newspaper, please see the website section: In the Newspaper.

You may subscribe directly to the full newspaper by contacting kkyaka@nation.co.ke.

O IESE é uma organização moçambicana independente e sem fins lucrativos, que realiza e promove investigação científica interdisciplinar sobre problemáticas do desenvolvimento social e económico em Moçambique e na África Austral.

Tematicamente, a actividade científica do IESE contribui para a análise da política pública e social e da governação, com enfoque nas problemáticas de pobreza, política e planeamento público, cidadania, participação política, governação e contexto internacional do desenvolvimento em Moçambique.

Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF)'s mission is to empower women by promoting their rights, increasing their participation and influence at the community, national, and international levels through initiating, promoting, and strengthening strategies which link law and development.

'archive ouverte pluridisciplinaire HAL, est destinée au dépôt et à la diffusion d'articles scientifiques de niveau recherche, publiés ou non, et de thèses, émanant des établissements d'enseignement et de recherche français ou étrangers, des laboratoires publics ou privés.

The Cahiers d’Études africaines, founded in 1960, have ever since favored the publication of previously unpublished articles, original investigations along with confirmed or emerging theoretical contributions.  While encouraging interdisciplinary perspectives, the journal concentrates on anthropological and historical research on Africa and societies linked to Africa throughout the world. The publication of articles in French and English contributes to the international recognition of the journal.

African LII (AfricanLII)

AfricanLII liberates public legal information in Africa.


AfricanLII is a programme of the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit at the Department of Public Law, University of Cape Town. 


We help individuals, organizations, and governments build and maintain sustainable free access to law portals, and reach the people of Africa and beyond.  


Mission

To promote participatory democracy through non-partisan, neutral and impartial Community Civic Education to contribute towards making Fiji a Peaceful, Stable, Participatory and Democratic nation.

Resource Equity

Resource Equity is a women-run and women-centered nonprofit organization that focuses exclusively on legal issues specific to gender equity in land and natural resources around the world.

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