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An international conference 5-7 March 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa What are the implications of public and private agricultural investments for rural livelihoods, gender relations, and...
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If you are interested in becoming involved in the peer-review process of the country profiles of the OECD Development Centre’s2014 “Social Institutions and Gender Index”, we would like to hear from...
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Policymakers and media organisations are ignoring the fact that African middle classes and local ruling elites are the biggest drivers of the transfer of land ownership on the continent over the last...
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Land rights are widely agreed to be essential in motivating farmers to make short and long-term fixed investments in their farms – investments that will increase agricultural productivity, raise...
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Nothing better sums up Africa’s extraordinary mixture of challenges and opportunities than agriculture. On the one hand, Africa is home to one in four of the world’s hungry and is the...
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Each year on March 8, the International Land Coalition (ILC) celebrates International Women’s Day. The theme for 2014 is ‘Equality for women is progress for all’. The story of one young woman I...
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Le code foncier burundais n’intègre pas l’accès de la femme burundaise à la terre, a déploré mercredi à Bujumbura M. Théophile Ndarufatiye, Assistant du ministre burundais en charge de l...
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Le différend qui oppose le maire de Diourbel, Me Jacques Baudin et les conseillers municipaux est loin de connaitre son épilogue. Ainsi, il ont décidé de passer à la vitesse ...
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(Nairobi) – New satellite imagery shows extensive clearance of land used by indigenous groups to make way for state-run sugar plantations in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley, Human Rights...
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Pour rattraper le retard en matière de financement du secteur, 24 millions d’hectares ont été mis à disposition d’investisseurs privés. Riz, café, hévéa, ils peuvent tout produire...
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