RRI ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE STATE OF RIGHTS AND RESOURCES 2016-2017

PRESS RELEASE

 New Research: Forcing Local Peoples off Their Lands Drives Almost Two-Thirds of Conflicts Between Companies and Local Communities in Africa

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REPORTS

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity: The urgency of securing community land rights in a turbulent world

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Tenure and Investment in Africa: Comparative Analysis of Key Trends and Contextual Factors

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Tenure and Investment in Africa: Synthesis Report

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MEDIA CONTACT

To arrange interviews with the speakers at the panel discussion, or for more information, please contact:

Claire Biason Lohier at

cbiason@rightsandresources.org or

+1 202 297 9573

Anne-Marie Schryer-Roy at

aschryer-roy@burness.com or

+221 786060802

KEY SPOKESPEOPLE

Download key spokespeople biographies: ENGLISH | FRENCH

  • Lou Munden | Founder, TMP Systems | UK
  • Suleiman Kiggundu | Africa Director, CDC Group Plc. | Kenya
  • Mali Ole Kaunga | Founder and Director, IMPACT | Kenya
  • Maminah Carr | Head of Secretariat, Natural Resource Women Platform | Liberia
  • Alioune Gueye | President, Federation of Peasant Landowners | Senegal
  • Andy White | Coordinator, Rights and Resources Initiative | USA
  • Solange Bandiaky-Badji | Director, Africa Program, Rights and Resources Initiative | USA

LAUNCH EVENT

RRI will launch its annual review of the state of rights and resources in 2016-2017 discussing key questions for the year ahead and complementary reports exploring tenure and investment in Africa at a panel event in Dakar on February 9, 2016. For more information on the panel discussion, click here.

A recording of the panel will be available shortly after event.

For questions, contact Luke Allen. To RSVP, please fill out this form.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

INFOGRAPHICS

Graphic | Tenure and investment in Africa | RRI & TMP Systems | January 2017 Infographie | Tenure foncière et investissements en Afrique | RRI & TMP Systems | janvier 2017