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ECOWAS land policy, national land policies, drafts, discussions, laws

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How to protect rights of communities

Step by Step Guide on Land Rights for Women

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Women have less than 1 % of land titles in Nigeria, but form more than 60% of the agricultural workforce. This Referral Pathway explains how to acquire land, the rights of women to land and the obligations of land administrators, traditional authorities and investors. Download the Referral Pathway on Women’s Land Rights for your own work!

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Rights of Farmers and Duties of Investors

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If you want to use this leaflet with the simplified Guidelines on Land Tenure for capacity building find a printable PDF here:  Simplified Version of UN VGs

Africa Land Conference

LPI, the Land Policy Initiative invited to discuss the Implementation of Voluntary Principles on LSLBI and Inclusive Growth in Agriculture in Addis Abeba, November 2014 Continue reading

ETUDE COMPARATIVE SUR LES DROITS DE PROPRIETE ET D’UTILISATION DES TERRES DANS TROIS PAYS DE LA CEDEAO: Togo, Ghana et Côte d’Ivoire

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Cette étude sur la gestion foncière en Afrique de l’Ouest est une contribution de la Fondation Heinrich Boell pour une utilisation rationnelle du patrimoine foncier en Afrique de l’Ouest. Elle se propose principalement de faire, d’une part une analyse approfondie de la question foncière dans trois pays (Togo, Ghana et Côte d’Ivoire), et, d’autre part, de comparer les systèmes de gestion foncière de ces pays avec celui du Niger qui constitue un modèle dans la sous-région ouest-africaine.
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G8 Land Partnership with Nigeria

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G8 family picture with Pres Jonathan

Key features of the partnership
Composition: The partnership is led jointly by the Federal Ministry of Lands & Housing and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture. Also included are the President’s Technical Committee on Land Reform (PTCLR), UK, US and FAO. Discussions are on-going with a number of state governments in Nigeria. Continue reading