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Written by: Roy Prosterman
A growing population, changing weather patterns, and increased global demand for farmland affect the lives of people throughout Africa and make the security of their land rights more important than ever.
Witten by:Thierry Berger
How can remote communities with little formal education hold investors to account and seek redress when their rights to land and resources are threatened? An IIED webinar examined the role of grievance mechanisms.
Source: Huffington Post
By Tim Hanstad, President and CEO, Landesa
If we want to empower rural women in the developing world, there is no better first step than providing them with secure rights to land.
The reason is simple: developing world economies are agricultural economies. And in agricultural economies there is one key source of power, wealth, and security: land.
These are the questions that were tackled on the second day of the inaugural Conference on Land Policy in Africa, hosted by the Land Policy Initiative of the African Union, African Development Bank and UNECA, taking place currently at African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa.