Country:

DRC

Region:

Africa

Date:

August 31, 2019

Implementor:

CTIDD, in collaboration with GTCRR, CFLEDD, DYGEDD and REPALEF

Funding Amount:

$38,674

Details:

Objective: Advocate for the respect and securitization of the rights of local communities and Indigenous Peoples throughout the land use planning reform process in DRC.

Evidence of Achievement:

-Successfully established a permanent space of dialogue between government and civil society organizations on the land use planning reform process,

-Prepared and submitted position notes on securing land use, management, and ownership rights of local communities and indigenous peoples through the land use planning reform process,

-Established a CSO common taskforce for a coordinated engagement of CSO on the land use planning reform process.

-The Ministry of Land Use Planning expressed the political will to incorporate CSO recommendations from the technical notes into the land use planning policy document.