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COVID-19

Synonyms: 
coronavirus disease

COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus SARS-Cov-2, which had not been previously identified in humans.

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#landrightsnow
2 juillet 2021
Authors: 
Danny Wijnhoud
Kenya
Ouganda
Pays-Bas
Global

This session zoomed in on the local situation and challenges faced by grassroots communities and women in some low-Income countries. It provided an overview of support provided by Civil Society organizations (and governments) facilitating communities, women in particular, to step up the efforts to strengthen their land rights and to generate resilience in face of the climate and COVID-19 challenges they are facing.

More secure land tenure provides much better opportunities to face climate and COVID-19 challenges by investing in high biodiversity local food & income systems.

Facilitating a Coordinated Response
27 avril 2020
Angola

By Grace Goodrich

In the second part of an exclusive with Africa Oil & Power, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s Director for Africa, Paul Akiwumi, discusses trade facilitation reforms, debt relief programs and Official Development Assistance as instruments of aid for Angola during COVID-19.

What role will trade facilitation and policy reforms play in helping reduce Angola’s dependence on fuel exports?

Land and compensation in Zimbabwe: frequently asked questions
23 novembre 2020
Authors: 
Prof. Ian Scoones
Zimbabwe

The debate about compensation of former white farmers in Zimbabwe continues to rage. The compensation agreement signed in July agreed a total amount of US$3.5 billion to pay for ‘improvements’ to the land that was expropriated. After 20 years of discussion, this was a major step forward. However, there seem to be multiple positions on the agreement and little consensus, along with much misunderstanding. However, some things are happening, and a joint resource mobilisation committee has been established with technical support from the World Bank and others.

VPersonnel de SESDev en pleine campagne de sensibilisation auprès des communautés pendant le confinement dû à la COVID-19 dans le comté de Grand Kru, au Liberia. Photo : SESDev
21 avril 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Daniel Krakue
Libéria

Aux quatre coins du monde, la pandémie de COVID-19 a généré toute sorte de difficultés inédites pour les organisations membres du réseau RRI et leurs communautés. Dans de nombreux cas, elle a aussi donné lieu à des  nouvelles possibilités d’autonomie pour les communautés locales. C’est l’une de ces opportunités qu’a saisi l’organisation Social Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development (SESDev), une ONG libérienne spécialisée dans les droits de gouvernance sur les ressources naturelles.

3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum: Forum Replay
26 mai 2021
Asia du sud-est
Cambodge
Laos
Myanmar
Thaïlande
Viet Nam

Summaries and selected replays from the 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum are available below. Full replays of the plenary sessions will be posted shortly -- check back soon!

Taking stock of the women’s  land rights in the wake of COVID-19
15 octobre 2020
Authors: 
Ms. Grace Ananda
Afrique
Global

How will you feel when you are discriminated against and denied privileges that other people enjoy? What will be your reaction? Have you asked yourself why indigenous peoples around the world feel they are denied their rights and left behind in development agenda? To answer all this, I had to look at the food security and tenure rights for indigenous women / communities in Africa thirteen years since the establishment of the International Rural Women’s Day

Quelle agriculture pour la tunisie après le covid-19
10 juillet 2020
Tunisie

Date: 10/07/2020

Source: Kapitalis

Par Chérif Kastalli, Président de l’Association méditerranéenne pour le développement (AMD)

 

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23 avril 2020
Afrique occidentale

Source: Pressafrik.com

Par: Ibrahima Arona DIALLO,
Professeur de droit public, Coordonnateur du Réseau d’excellence sur la Gouvernance foncière en Afrique de l’Ouest et  Expert foncier international et membre associé à l’Ipar.

Date: 13/04/2020

 

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