Africa

How farmers can end land disputes and produce more food

On Wed, Sep 28, 2016

By: Gabriella Mulligan
Date: September 23rd 2016
Source: BBC News

Farming can be a tough enough business at the best of times, but imagine not being able to prove that the land you farm is even yours.

In Ghana, for example, only 10% of smallholder farmers have any kind of certificate documenting their ownership rights.

Liberia: Civil Society Groups Begin Dialogue on Large Scale Land Acquisitions

On Wed, Sep 28, 2016

By: Edwin Genoway, Jr 
Date: September 28th 2016
Source: Front Page Africa

Monrovia - A two-day dialogue on large scale land acquisitions in Liberia started Tuesday at a local restaurant in Sinkor.

The dialogue, which attracted representatives of civil society groups, government officials and people from communities across the country, is hosted by Rights and Resources Coalition in Liberia.

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