Technical experts from G7 donors (UK, US, Germany, France), AU Land Policy Initiative and FAO have compiled a due diligence framework for land related investments based on existing standards, guidance and good practice, to support responsible investments under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.
By: Katy Migiro
Date: October 13th 2016
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation
A group of women is to climb to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to call on African governments to improve female access to and control over land
NAIROBI, Oct 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of women from more than 20 African countries are meeting in Tanzania to write a charter of demands to improve their access to and control over land.
Las mujeres rurales deben estar orgullosas porque gracias a su valor y al trabajo de sus manos están alimentando a África. El fortalecimiento de las capacidades de las mujeres rurales es esencial, no solo para que puedan gestionar los ingresos agrícolas, sino también para mejorar el rendimiento de todo el continente’.
By: Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti
Date: October 12th 2016
Source: AllAfrica.com / The New Times
Rwandan rural women, together with their counterparts from various countries on the continent, will today convene at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in an effort to advocate for unrestricted women's rights to land and other natural resources across the continent.