The programme aims to empower the rural poor to increase their food security and incomes on a sustainable basis with a view to achieving long-term economic development and poverty reduction. Specifically it aims to reduce the gap between national rice production and demand (70,000 metric tons) and to increase farm incomes by 10% for the 100,000 direct beneficiaries.
This project is intended to form part of the overall support programme specifically envisaged to provide targeted support for the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (Voluntary Guidelines) at country level over a period of 30 months.
Launched in 2014, the Land and Corruption in Africa Programme is addressing land corruption risks by:
Sharing information on how land corruption manifests and what its effects are.
Ensuring that land corruption and actions to fight it are put on the agendas of governments and international bodies like the African Union.
STEWARD is actively working in PZ1, training community members of Fintonia village, located in Sierra Leone. The local community has participated in workshops on a Geographical Positioning System (GPS) and the principles of community land-rights mapping.
This programme aims at supporting African stakeholders in strengthening the role of Africa's forests and trees to adapt to climate change in ways that enhance liverlihoods, sustain buidiversity and improve the quality of the environment
The strategic objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of rural women to understand their land rights and to self-advocate for the protection of their customary land rights and the elimination of discriminatory barriers through improved land rights administration reforms. The project will have two specific components: 1.
This list of countries is where an Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) has been COMPLETED.
The LGAF is a diagnostic tool that is implemented at the local level in a collaborative fashion, that addresses the need for guidance to diagnose and benchmark land governance, and that is intended to help countries prioritize reforms and monitor progress over time.
The project will identify and help to strengthen the innovative approaches that countries have adopted to translate the VGGT principles into practice, helping them set an inspiring example for others, and fostering a space for a two-way dialogue between countries and global level.
The project aims to reduce post-conflict poverty and food insecurity and to improve the livelihoods and living conditions of 20,000 rural households, particularly those headed by women, in the districts of Kono and Kailahun.
A Community based forestry assessment framework/tool was developed and tested to evaluate the extent, enabling environment including tenure, and effectiveness in order to identify areas for improvement. The framework provides for assessment of a range of tenure regimes providing for participatory forestry in country.
Land rights policies and responsible agricultural investments are implemented through effective and meaningful dialogue structures between the civil society and other actors in coherence with the right to food.