This platform is a framework for the meeting, networking, information, exchanging experiences, and developing the potential of young people for land governance that promotes development in Africa.
We value the potential of young people for land governance; create the synergy of action between youth associations to become an international Youth network for the promotion and protection of the rights of young people and women; help young people identify and benefit from opportunities relating to state projects and support training and research for young people in the land sector.
Landesa partners with governments and local organizations to ensure that the world’s poorest families have secure rights over the land they till. Founded as the Rural Development Institute, Landesa has helped more than 105 million poor families gain legal control over their land since 1967. When families have secure rights to land, they can invest in their land to sustainably increase their harvests and reap the benefits—improved nutrition, health, and education—for generations.
Reviving Documentation of Property Rights
Cadasta Foundation is dedicated to the support, continued development and growth of the Cadasta Platform – an innovative, open source suite of tools for the collection and management of ownership, occupancy, and spatial data that meets the unique challenges of this process in much of the world.
COLANDEF is a non-governmental organisation established, registered and operating in Ghana since November 2004.
We aim at improving land governance and the management of natural resources; enhance local governance systems; and better gender mainstreaming besides policy advocacy.
The Land Portal is a Foundation registered in the Netherlands in 2014.
The vision of the Portal is to improve land governance to benefit those with the most insecure land rights and the greatest vulnerability to landlessness through information and knowledge sharing.
Date Time: Nov 20, 2020 01:00 PM West Central AfricaDescription:
Join co-hosts Landesa and Yilaa for an expert discussion on the role youth can play in reforming agriculture and promoting economic development across the African continent. The webinar will provide insights into the current state of youth access and rights to land in Africa, current efforts to promote youth engagement in agriculture and lessons learned.
- Nana Ama, Director, COLANDEF
- Yannick Fiedler, Program Officer, FAO
- Innocent Antoine Houedji, Yilaa Coordinator
- Dr. TizaiMauto, Land Tenure Specialist, Landesa
- Justus Wambayi, Program Specialist, Cadasta
Moderated by :
- Karol Boudreaux, Chief Program Officer, Landesa; and
- Grace Ananda, Gender and Women's Land Rights Expert
English and French Language options available.
1pm – 1:05 pm: Opening remarks and objective of the webinar : Karol Boudreaux, Landesa - Moderator
Introduction of Yilaa Coordinator (5min)
1:10 pm – 1:25 pm : "Inventory of the access of young people to land"
Panelist 1: Innocent Antoine HOUEDJI, Coordinator of Yilaa
1:25 pm – 1:40 pm : "Practices of African Youth access to land for Agriculture in Ghana"
Panelist 2: Nana AMA, Director of COLANDEF
1:40 pm – 1:55 pm : "Practices of African Youth Land data collecting"
Panelist 3: Justus Wambayi, Program specialist at Cadasta foundation
1:55 pm – 2:15 pm : Questions –Answers – inputs- moderator (Grace or Karol)
2:15 pm – 2:20 pm : “Landesa experiences of Practices of African Youth access to land”
Panelist 4: Dr Tizai Mauto, Youth land lead of Landesa
2:35 pm – 2:50 pm : "Empowering young African agri-entrepreneurs to invest : lessons learned and policy recommendations”
Panelist 5: Yannick Fiedler, FAO Program Officer
2:50 pm – 3:10 pm : Questions –Answers – inputs- moderator (Grace or Karol)
3:10 pm – 3:15 pm : Closing ceremony by Director of Landesa