Africa

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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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(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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In terms of hectares, the UK is the fourth largest investor in the world in African land. This is what is indicated by Land Matrix (5 Nov 2013), the database which collects all transnational...
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Entre le premier et le 3 Juin, à Yokohama, Japon, a eu lieu la Cinquième Conférence Internationale de Tokyo sur le développement de l’Afrique (TICAD V). La TICAD. Sur le site on peut lire...
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From 1st to 3rd June, in Yokohama, Japan, took place the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD V). The TICAD. TICAD was launched in 1993 to promote high-level...
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Significant progress has been made over the past decade or so in the development of policy and legislation that support the recognition of customary rights to land, with important legal rulings in...
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Just a couple weeks ago,  Iowa State University (ISU) withdrew from advising the Iowa-based firm AgriSol Energy on itsplanned land deal in Tanzania. AgriSol Energy is seeking...
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Delimitation is the process of identifying the geographic boundaries of areas of land and preparing a record of that information. This lesson brief explains how delimitation helps...
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This lesson brief presents the laws that give people access and secure rights to land. These laws encourage investment in the land and can establish a foundation on which rural families can...
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