Securing pastoral land systems in Niger by strengthening land governance
01/15 - 11/18
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The project aims to implement part of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of Food Security. It also fits perfectly into the framework and guidelines for land policies in Africa of the Land Policy Initiative (LPI). This project is designed to carry out the national inventory of pastoral spaces and pastoral resources and to strengthen the structures of the Rural Code and the realization of the land development plan in two regions, namely Dosso and Zinder, which benefit from the support of the Sector Development Support (PADSR) funded by the European Union under the 10th EDF. Within the context of improving food security, the project aims to implement parts of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of the Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT). It is further aligned with the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa (F&G) by the Land Policy Initiative (LPI). In particular, the project aims at securing pastoral land systems in Niger. It sets out to create a national inventory of rangelands and pastoral resources. Further, the project will strengthen the structures under the Rural Code and implement land development schemes in two areas, namely the Dosso and Zinder regions that benefit from the support of the 'Projet d'Appui au Developpement du Secteur (PADSR)' under EU funding from the 10th EDF.