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Palm Oil Company Is Accused of Exploiting Liberia's Ebola Crisis

By CLAIR MacDOUGALL

AUG. 1, 2015

Community land rights are only vaguely recognized in Liberia, with current laws granting the government powers to seize land for concessions.

Read the full article at the NY Times

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14 March 2018
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An international conference, organised by the Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI), will take place in The Hague from 16-17 March 2018.

Authoritarian populism is on the rise, boosted by support from rural areas. The conference examines why, and explores the alternatives: the social and political processes in rural spaces that are resisting or responding to regressive, authoritarian politics.

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Africa Research Institute is an independent not-for-profit think-tank that was founded in February 2007. It is the only think-tank in the UK to focus exclusively on political, economic and social issues in sub-Saharan Africa. ARI strives to inform domestic and international policy making through publishing research and hosting interactive events. ARI’s mission is to draw attention to ideas or policies that have worked in Africa by highlighting and analysing best-practices in government, the economy and civil society.

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CNBC Africa is the Africa’s first and most powerful business media brand. Available through DSTV and multiple terrestrial networks across Africa, we reach decision makers, CEO’s, policymakers and entrepreneurs across the continent.

CNBC Africa has a number of bespoke product offerings online, on TV and through a series of events conducted through the year. Explore this section of the site in depth or contact us to speak to a rep.

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The Network is known as Forestry Research Network for Sub-Saharan Africa, with acronym FORNESSA. The Network is a non-profit, non-governmental scientific organisation open to   forestry and forest-related organisations and individuals.

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The GIGA Institute of African Affairs (IAA) has been researching political and economic developments on the continent since 1963, primarily focusing on the areas south of the Sahara. The thematic core of the institute’s research consists of institutional structures (such as political parties, electoral systems and constitutional courts), conflicts over resources and religious domination, foreign investment and its consequences, and African leading powers. By working with local partners, IAA researchers gain comprehensive knowledge of developments in the region.

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ITOCA (Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa) is a capacity building organisation aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African librarians, information specialists, scientists, researchers and students in Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

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