Africa

21 November 2017
Africa

At a land policy conference last week, African governments adopted a resolution to grant documented land rights to at least 30 percent of their female populations by 2025. But to do that they must navigate a complicated mix of local laws and long-held customs.

AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS HAVE committed to addressing the challenges of granting women equal land rights and have said they will aim to have documented land rights for at least 30 percent of their female populations by 2025.

Demolition crews destroy property during Operation Murambatsvina, Zimbabwe
20 November 2017
Africa
Zimbabwe

In June 2005, demolition crews destroyed hundreds of homes in an impoverished suburb of Mutare, under ‘Operation Murambatsvina’ (Move the Rubbish), the government of Zimbabwe’s campaign to forcibly clear ‘slums’ across the country. Many of those made homeless joined housing cooperatives to collectively purchase land, on which to rebuild their lives, only to have that land taken by Zanu-PF supporters with backing from government ministers.

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Reports & Research
June 2017
Africa

Date : juin 2017

Source : Foncier & Développement

Par : Philippe LAVIGNE DELVILLE, Jean Philippe COLIN, Ibrahima KA, Michel MERLET | UEMOA / IPAR

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23 November 2017 to 24 November 2017

Location

Gaborone
Botswana
BW
Africa

Date: 15 novembre 2017

Source: UNECA