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India Land rights
5 Julho 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Gemma van der Haar
Dominique Schmid
África subsariana
Zâmbia
Nigéria
Índia

In the second PhD session of the LANDac Conference 2021, three PhD researchers presented their work in progress. We learned about slums in Abuja, Nigeria, about forest rights in India, and about the relation between inequalities in soil fertility, gender, and access to subsidies. Each presentation was discussed by an expert from the LANDac network.

 

Key Takeaways

22 Junho 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Anne Hennings
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Gana
Nigéria

Securing women’s land rights remains high in the news and in the development agenda in recent months. A quick search on Land Portal shows since March this year more than 250 resources related to land & gender, including news articles, blogs and publications.

3 Maio 2021
Authors: 
Prof. Cheryl Doss
Dr. Vanya Slavchevska
África
Etiópia
Malawi
Tanzânia
Uganda
Níger
Nigéria

Advancing women’s land rights is a priority for the international development agenda. Yet, there is no consensus on which rights should be monitored and reported. Three indicators of women’s property rights are widely used in the literature. Each captures a different aspect of women’s land rights, but a recent paper explores the extent to which these different rights are held by the same person, using data from six African countries.

3 Maio 2021
Authors: 
Tijah Bolton-Akpan
Miles Litvinoff
Nigéria

Oil companies are paying billions towards development in the Niger Delta, but it’s having little impact on the ground, say Tijah Bolton-Akpan and Miles Litvinoff.

AFP
14 Julho 2019
África
Camarões
Chade
Burkina Faso
Mali
Níger
Nigéria
Senegal

20 milhões de fulânis vivem sem lar e sem paz: seu modo de vida e o preconceito espalham conflitos na África 


Os fulânis, também chamados peul ou fulbe, são um grupo de mais de 20 milhões de pessoas dispersas por 15 países, da costa atlântica do Senegal à densa selva centro-africana.


Este povo, como todos os outros nômades, fascina e preocupa: contrariam os fundamentos de casa e fronteiras estabelecidos nas sociedades ocidentais e africanas desde a sua colonização.


13 Agosto 2018
Authors: 
Michael Uwemedimo
Nigéria

OUR CITY: WHY WE WORK WHERE WE WORK

‘Chicoco’ means mud, the black, fibrous mud that people living in Port Harcourt’s waterfront communities cut from the mangroves and throw down on the river’s edge to reclaim land from the creeks. They build their homes on this mud.

Property rights have a storytelling problem: 5 tips for getting the story right
18 Janeiro 2018
Authors: 
Yuliya Panfil
África
Nigéria
Global

It's time to ditch the jargon and tell stories about property rights that create the impact needed for change

In a world bombarded with information, stories are everything. Strong storylines can inspire movements and shift attitudes. The “99 percent” story sparked a global conversation about income inequality, and fueled the Occupy Wall Street movement.

2 Dezembro 2016
Quênia
Costa do Marfim
Nigéria
Senegal
Global

In February of this year, a deportation officer of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency was indicted for extorting immigrants for cash and sexual favors. Arnaldo Echevarria promised two undocumented women “working papers” in exchange for sex, eventually impregnating one of them.

This is just one example of the many cases of sextortion that vulnerable women, and sometimes men, face around the world.

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