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Alleged land grabbers torch ex-minister’s sugarcane plantation
20 August 2021
Uganda

Suspected land grabbers have encroached on the 60-acre piece of land belonging to Henry Kyemba, a career politician and former minister, and torched his sugarcanes plantation.

The land, located in Model Farm Village, Njeru Municipality in Buikwe District, has been used as farmland and is adjacent to the government Njeru stock farm and Lords Meade Vocational Institute.

Khamdang-Ramjar MP sentenced to five years in prison
14 August 2021
Bhutan

Khamdang-Ramjar Member of Parliament (MP) Kuenga Loday has been sentenced to five years in prison by the Trashiyangtse dzongkhag court yesterday for illegal construction of a road in a restricted area.

The court also sentenced his brother, the Khamdang Mangmi, Sangay Tempa to four years and three months in prison for his involvement.

Kenyan youth are turning to farming. FILE PHOTO | NMG
13 August 2021
Kenya

Around May this year, there was a video that went viral on social media and reintroduced the conversation on how agriculture could be made more “attractive” to the youth in Africa.

Dozens of lives have been lost and several investment projects delayed as land disputes rear an ugly head in Lango Sub-region. PHOTO/ISAAC OTWII
12 August 2021
Uganda

Dozens of lives have been lost and several investment projects delayed as land disputes rear an ugly head in Lango Sub-region, Daily Monitor has learnt.

Golden Veroleum Liberia Comes under Spotlight Again for not Living Up to MOU
12 August 2021
Liberia

IPNEWS – Monrovia: Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) and Milieudefensie, a Dutch NGO, have accused the oil palm company Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) of not living up the full commitment of the memorandum of understanding it signed with communities in within its concession areas.

permaculture
12 August 2021
Tanzania

Dar es Salaam. ‘Permaculture’ is an approach to land management and philosophy that adopts arrangements observed in flourishing natural ecosystems.

As it happens, the Zanzibar-based firm is working around the clock to promote permaculture in Tanzania.

nmb loan
12 August 2021
Tanzania

NMB Bank Plc has unveiled a partnership with the government to launch a new micro- loan facility,
designed to help their clients survey and register their land to secure title deeds

The Supreme Court building. FILE PHOTO | NMG
11 August 2021
Kenya

Supreme Court judges have thwarted an attempt to escalate to the apex court a land inheritance row among the children of a senior colonial government’s chief.

AFRICA DIGITAL MAP
11 August 2021
Tanzania

AS Africa registered a significant first, becoming the first continent in the world to complete its digital landuse data, new revelations emerged about its trees outside of key forests in Africa

Man harvesting crops
11 August 2021
Africa
Global

In August 2021, a newsletter covering various land governance programmes of GIZ was launched. This newsletter is available for everybody who is interested and informs about current development within GIZ land governance and beyond. The three main programmes responsible for the newsletter are: 

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