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NEW YORK TIMES

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.

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Illustration of populist leaders and rural scenes
14 March 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
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Asia
Europe

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.

women farm africa
3 August 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
Namibia

Namibia will launch the baseline study that was conducted in 2016 by the University of Namibia which was aimed at investigating the status of women’s land use, ownership and rights under customary land tenure system, at an event on Thursday in Ongwediva, northern Namibia.

The study was prepared for the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), a German political foundation, through the special initiative, ‘One World- No Hunger: strengthening Women’s land use and land ownership in Sub-Sahara Africa’.

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