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Community / Land projects / Sustaining the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Lands, Fisheries and Forestry in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) at national and district level in Sierra Leone

Sustaining the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Lands, Fisheries and Forestry in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) at national and district level in Sierra Leone

$500000.00

03/17 - 10/18

Completed

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General

The strategic objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of rural women to understand their land rights and to self-advocate for the protection of their customary land rights and the elimination of discriminatory barriers through improved land rights administration reforms. The project will have two specific components: 1. Context analysis of the critical aspects influencing and hindering women´s land rights in three ethnically diverse customary tenure communities (Temne, Limba and Mende); 2. Training and Capacity Development - women and men as community women’s land rights leaders, advocates and trainers with the appropriate skills and technical competence to participate in land rights clarification decisions; 3. Pilot Customary land rights ascertainment, demarcation and recording pilot using SOLA Open Tenure in three ethnically different customary tenure communities.