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The multimedia category is fairly self-explanatory in the sense that it contains all non-bibliographic resources that exist in the Land Library. This can vary from videos, maps, audio files, infographics and even website descriptions.

Multimedia
December 2001
Malawi
Southern Africa
Africa

As cities expand to cover farmland with roads and buildings, the conflict between traditional land rights, and modern systems of ownership and distribution become very clear. This report comes from Blantyre in Malawi, where city authorities now charge rent on land that was once freely owned.

Multimedia
March 2011

Adrian Cullis from FAO Ethiopia reflects on the recent conference in Addis Ababa on the future of pastoralism in Africa. The event's fundamental take home message is that "there is a future for pastoralism in Africa." However, it looks like there will be different futures and different forms of pastoralism - with winners and losers.

Multimedia
December 2001
Gambia
Africa
Western Africa

Around ten years ago the government of the Gambia earmarked a strip of land along the Atlantic coast for tourism development. More recently, land in the same area is being used to provide affordable housing for civil servants. The chief of one village affected by these policies describes the problem of land shortage he now faces.

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