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Evicting people from Tanzania’s Ngorongoro conservation area is a bad idea, there are alternatives

28 April 2022

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania is a spectacular area made up of expansive plains, forests and savanna. It’s also home to a huge caldera – a depression that forms when a volcano erupts and collapses – known as the Ngorongoro Crater. The Conservation Area, covering about 8…

Implications of Ukraine Conflict on Food Access and Availability in the Eastern Africa Region

4 April 2022

The World Food Programme has published a second update on the implications of the war in Ukraine for food security in Eastern Africa Key Messages • The disruptions in imports, production and the related surge in food prices induced by the current conflict in Ukraine have the potential to worsen the…

KB.L Land News Digest South Africa and region 19 November - 31 December 2020

6 January 2021

A review of land news and analysis covering a wide range of issues including farms and farm workers, food security, land governance and administration, land policy, threats to and murder of land activists, land rights and mining and much more

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Forest transition Aerial view of a Transition Forest area in Bokito, Cameroon. Photo by Mokhamad Edliadi/CIFOR

Navigating the challenges of land-based investment governance

29 March 2022

In this new blog series Practitioners’ Perspectives: Responding to the Challenges of Land-Based Investment Governance, we invite rights defenders and practitioners to reflect on their strategies to push for more responsible and sustainable investments, on why and how they have developed them, and…

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WORLD BANK CLIMATE WEBINAR | Women’s Land Rights and Access to Results-Based Climate Finance in REDD+ programs

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Climate Funds Management Unit (SCCFM) will host a discussion of gender equality in results-based climate finance with experts in the field on March 7th.