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A 29-year-old developer from Ghana has created a mobile app that he hopes will transform the livelihoods of farmers and help address food shortages. Edison Gbenga Ade created the platform, which...
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Le Forum régional consacré à l’accaparement des terres en Afrique s’est clôturé jeudi à Dakar. Dans leur déclaration finale, la Coalition pour la protection du patrimoine génétique africain (Copagen...
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Abidjan. Le ministre de l’agriculture, Coulibaly Sangafowa était face à la presse pour échanger sur le thème “Comprendre la loi sur le foncier rural”, à l’occasion des “Rendez-vous...
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Cameroon is working on land reforms that could offer a lifeline to the Mbororo people. As land use intensifies, the nomads are increasingly subject to persecution and attacks on their cattle....
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Tanzania is expected to finalize a new constitution by April next year and women—who carry out 60 percent of the country’s agricultural labor— will be anxiously watching to see if...
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ILC and Procasur join efforts to identify what we can learn from others working to secure women’s land rights with a Learning Route on “Innovative tools and approaches for securing women´s land...
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In many countries across Africa, the right of the firstborn male, or closest male relative, to inherit family property - is still standard practice. Women are denied the right to inherit the family...
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Women farmers in three districts of the Upper West region have expressed concern about the total absence of land rights for them despite their zeal to increase food production and family incomes. The...
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Les paysans européens disposent généralement de titres de propriété. A moins de racheter leurs terrains à grands frais, impossible de leur ordonner de vider les lieux dans l’heure sous peine de les...
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  Struggles over land rights have emerged as one of the foremost social and environmental challenges across much of Africa. Tanzania has been the focus of one of the most widely publicised land-...
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