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13 June 2017
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A group of statisticians and land property rights experts recently met at the World Bank offices in Washington D.C., with the objective of developing the preparatory requirements for supporting the reclassification of the Sustainable Development Goal Indicator 1.4.2 from Tier III to Tier II status. 

LEGEND Challenge Fund
Africa

KPMG has launched a Challenge Fund on the behalf of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), which supports the development and testing of innovative approaches and partnerships for strengthening land governance, with a specific focus on piloting approaches to responsible land-related investments.

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Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 90 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

Two women walk in front of a billboard, which says "Ebola must go. Stopping Ebola is Everybody's Business" in Monrovia, Liberia.
Sub-Saharan Africa
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Liberia

NEW YORK TIMES

Palm Oil Company Is Accused of Exploiting Liberia's Ebola Crisis

By CLAIR MacDOUGALL

AUG. 1, 2015

Community land rights are only vaguely recognized in Liberia, with current laws granting the government powers to seize land for concessions.

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In the face of displacement due to large-scale development projects, can innovative legal solutions be used to protect smallholders' land rights?

Land tenure is a complex and sensitive issue throughout West Africa and nowhere more so than in Niger.

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