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  1. Library Resource
    Octubre, 2012

    According to, farmers in Liberia are blaming perceived climatic changes on the government’s policy of allocating large-scale concessions for mining, logging, and agriculture. A Liberian non-governmental organization, Green Advocates, organized a workshop in southeast Liberia during which farmers and other participants cited deforestation and forest degradation from large-scale concessions as a major factor in the changing climate in Liberia.

  2. Library Resource
    Octubre, 2012
    República Centroafricana, Nigeria

    According to a recent NPR article, lead poisoning from illegal gold mining has killed more than 400 children in northern Nigeria. Thousands more children have been left sick and mentally stunted.

  3. Library Resource
    Septiembre, 2012

    USAID’s September/October 2012 Issue of FrontLines magazine features an article by Anthony Piaskowy titled Liberia’s Future Land Experts. The article highlights a USAID program that provides scholarships to five Liberian students to obtain Masters Degrees in Land Administration/Surveying. These students are gaining valuable skills in modern surveying techniques and, upon completion of their studies, will return to Liberia to work for the national government and assist the University of Monrovia develop a new curriculum in land surveying and administration.

  4. Library Resource
    Mayo, 2011
    Ghana, Kenya, Malí, Mozambique, Uganda

    On April 18-20, the Focus on Land in Africa website ( was launched at the World Bank Land Conference in Washington DC. The occasion proved to be a unique opportunity to make the site known to a broad audience of land tenure specialists and elicit their feedback on it.

  5. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Noviembre, 2014
    Burkina Faso, Senegal

    With the endorsement of the Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (RAI) in October, attention turns to how to reflect the principles and practices outlined in the RAI in foreign assistance and public and private investments. The United States’ global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future, already places responsible investment at the core of its programs--including clarifying land rights and maximizing the positive impact of agricultural investments on women, smallholder farmers, and families’ nutritional status.

  6. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Junio, 2013
    Sudán, Sudán del Sur, Namibia, Burkina Faso, Níger, Nigeria, Senegal, Francia, Alemania

    On June 18, the 2013 G8, under UK leadership, announced bold steps to strengthen land governance and improve transparency in land transactions. G8 leaders expressed support for and announced a series of concrete steps to accelerate implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security and the African Union Land Policy Initiative (LPI).

  7. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Junio, 2013
    Sudán, Sudán del Sur, Namibia, Burkina Faso, Níger, Nigeria, Senegal, Francia, Alemania

    On June 14, the United States announced a Partnership with Burkina Faso, in coordination with the G8, to improve land governance and strengthen transparency. The Partnership will build on progress achieved under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact and the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Country Cooperation Framework with Burkina Faso, which support a number of the principles of the Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of the Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security.

  8. Library Resource
    Febrero, 2015
    Kosovo, Guinea

    In Guinea, USAID uses participatory approaches to identify areas for artisanal mining and to collect data on mining operations and resource rights.
    Continuing our series on participatory approaches to stregthen land tenure programming, this week, we will share the final example from our work in Guinea.

  9. Library Resource
    Julio, 2013
    República Centroafricana, Guinea

    A working draft of a Washington Declaration Diagnostic Framework (also in French) has been prepared by USAID for use by the Working Group on Artisanal and Alluvial Production (WGAAP) of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS). This tool is intended to help countries assess the status of their artisanal mining sector, and implement the principles outlined in the "Washington Declaration on Integrating Development of Artisanal and Small Scale Diamond Mining with Kimberley Process Implementation.”

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