Progress and challenges of securing community land rights in Africa

Recognizing secure tenure rights for local communities and Indigenous Peoples is one of the key drivers of social peace and sustainable economic development. Addressing the common need for a platform to continue sharing experiences and knowledge, we helped establish the African Land Institutions Network for Community Rights (ALIN). To assess progress since meeting in Antananarivo, Madagascar in 2019, the 3rd ALIN Conference will be held in a hybrid format in Lomé, Togo and online from October 12-14, 2021.

Quarterly Update 2013.4
Quarterly Update 2013.4

2013 saw a lot of serious progress in forest tenure reform: legal judgments that upheld the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities; successful local…

Aljazeera: Ethiopia – Land for Sale
Aljazeera: Ethiopia – Land for Sale

Photo: Aljazeera As seen on Aljazeera As the economy thrives, we examine the plight of Ethiopians forced from their land to make way for foreign investors….

RRI Quarterly Update (July – September 2013)
RRI Quarterly Update (July – September 2013)

The crisis of insecure land rights–most immediately felt by the millions of Indigenous Peoples and other local communities who risk losing their lands and livelihoods–profoundly…

Indigenous Participation in REDD+ increases in Peru
Indigenous Participation in REDD+ increases in Peru

In 2010, during the meeting on "The Preparation Proposal of Redd + in Peru," RRI collaborator AIDESEP expressed its views on the process, and how…