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4 September 2019
Western Africa
Sierra Leone

Date: 5 août 2019

Source: FarmlandgrabCNCD-11.11.11

Par: Jean-François Pollet

Joseph Rahall, la tête de Green Scenery (pays vert), organisation de défense de l'environnement et des droits de l'homme, sillonne régulièrement les vingt-quatre villages de la région de Malen pour rappeler aux paysans leurs droits à la terre.

•	Women in Burlobo community, Northern Uganda, use a satellite map to draw sketch maps of their land, with the help of  the Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU).
Global
Kenya
Uganda
Sierra Leone
Myanmar
Nepal

By Rachael Knight, Senior Advisor, Community Land Protection, Namati

A paralegal speaks with community members in Mamusa community, Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone

A small band of grassroots advocates has been helping communities in Sierra Leone secure better deals for their land, says Sonkita Conteh, from paralegal organisation Namati

24 June 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Berns Komba Lebbie
Miss .Christiana I.B Ellie
Sierra Leone

Under the British colonial rule, Sierra Leone’s land mass was divided into two areas, the colony area and protectorate area. The British government, under the Crown Queen, had direct rule over the land within the capital of Freetown, which was the colony, leaving the provincial lands under the customary rule of chiefs and tribal heads, naming that area as the protectorate region.

2 June 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Lorenzo Cotula
Niger
Sierra Leone
Colombia
Indonesia
Philippines
Global

Reports suggest the COVID-19 fallout is providing opportunities for elites to seize lands and rewrite regulations. We need effective responses to secure land rights and lay the foundations for a just recovery. 

 

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30 May 2019
Authors: 
Ms. Caroline Long
Sierra Leone
Community Protection and Legal Empowerment in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

The Namati team in Sierra Leone is engaged in an ongoing effort to discover sustainable measures for community ownership, management, and administration of land and natural resources throughout the country. To this end, we have taken on a new project: the application of a legal empowerment approach to community land protection.

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