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KB.L Land News Digest South Africa and region 19 November - 31 December 2020

6 January 2021

A review of land news and analysis covering a wide range of issues including farms and farm workers, food security, land governance and administration, land policy, threats to and murder of land activists, land rights and mining and much more

Science must back initiatives to restore Africa’s forests, say experts

7 October 2020

A call for evidence-based approaches and community engagement to increase tree cover This article was originally published by Landscape News.    Leveraging strong scientific and technical knowledge is essential to regreening the planet, said delegates during a conference on tree planting hosted by…

KB.L Land news Weeks 32 - 33 South Africa

Land News South Africa 27 July - 11 August 2020

12 August 2020

In this land news update from South Africa we focus on: Our changing Covid 19 context The unresolved problem of farm worker evictions Budget cuts and food insecurity Contestation over land administration in communal areas in KwaZulu-Natal province The need for a digital deeds registry platform…

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Dr. Margaret Rugadya is joining our team

18 June 2019

We are excited to announce that Dr. Margaret Rugadya, Ph.D. is joining the Resource Equity team. Dr Rugadya comes to us from the Ford Foundation, and we are thrilled to welcome her. “Margaret brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her. As a researcher, she will contribute a new…

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IGAD Regional Women's Land Rights Conference

IGAD Regional Women's Land Rights Conference

  Even though women are the primary users of agricultural land in most African communities, the system of patriarchy which dominates social organization has tended to discriminate against women when it comes to ownership and control of land resources. Although most legal frameworks (including the…

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Land Matters II

1 April 2021