West and Central Africa

Convocatoria de manifestación de interés: hubs nacionales o regionales para compartir datos abiertos y conectados (Linked Open Data) sobre la tierra

La Fundación Land Portal está tratando de encontrar un pequeño número de socios de dimensión nacional o regional que están interesados en desarrollar flujos de informaciones relacionadas con la gobernanza de la tierra, teniendo en cuenta  sus intereses geográficos o temáticos. La fundación Land Portal está particularmente interesada en colaborar con proveedores de informaciones reconocidos o con organizaciones que trabajan con la gobernanza de la tierra y que consideran conveniente mejorar el desarrollo de sus servicios informativos.

Appel à manifestation d’intérêt : devenez des relais nationaux ou régionaux des données Linked sur le foncier

La Fondation du portail foncier  désirerait s’assurer la collaboration de partenaires nationaux ou régionaux qui acceptent de servir de relais pour la transmission d’informations concernant le développement, en fonction de leur destination géographique ou thématique.

La fondation souhaiterait  tout spécialement  être en relation avec des pourvoyeurs chevronnés d’information ou des organisations qui s’occupent de questions foncières , désireuses d’augmenter le volume de leurs services d’information.

Call for expressions of interest: national or regional hub partners for Linked Open Data on land

The Land Portal Foundation is currently looking for a small number of national or regional partners to serve as hubs for the development-related information flows on the basis of either their geographic or thematic focus. The Land Portal Foundation is particularly interested in working with well-established information providers or land-related organizations who want to further develop their information services.

Land rights activists warn of dangers in UN proposal

The farmer and the cowman, the musical Oklahoma tells us, should be friends. Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, a remarkable young African woman who campaigns for land rights for her pastoralist Mbororo people, would agree.

She believes grazing and cultivating communities can benefit each other, in a traditional seasonal synergy. “It starts with cowshit,” she explains disarmingly. The dung dropped by the Mbororo’s cattle, roaming vast areas across Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and the Central African Republic, is an essential source of fertility for crops after they have moved on.

Droit à l’eau et droits fonciers – de concert pour un développement durable

Women working in irrigated rice fields in Bagre, Burkina Faso © Global Water Initiative

La récente Semaine mondiale de l'eau à Stockholm a offert de belles opportunités d'explorer les liens entre le droit à l'eau et les droits fonciers ainsi que l'importance de ces droits pour un développement durable aux échelles locale et nationale.

Water and land rights – hand-in-hand for sustainable development

Women working in irrigated rice fields in Bagre, Burkina Faso © Global Water Initiative

The recent Stockholm World Water Week provided plenty of opportunities to explore the links between water and land rights, and the importance of these rights for ensuring sustainable development at both local and national level.

Publication date
janvier 2013

This report provides some reflections and insights on the level of awareness, practices, and organizational and institutional issues being faced by countries as they ad

Publication date
janvier 2003

This paper describes some of the experiences of the Plan Foncier Rural (PFR) or Rural Land Plans and what they teach about the more general question of identifying and recording of these rights, in

Pages

S'abonner à RSS - West and Central Africa