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2017 Conference on Land Policy in Africa

“The Africa We Want: Achieving socioeconomic transformation through inclusive and equitable access to land by the youth.”

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About the Conference

The Conference is a policy and learning event whose goal is to deepen capacity for land policy in Africa through improved access to knowledge and information on land policy development and implementation.

The Conference is intended to have a catalytic effect on evidence based land policy development and implementation by creating space for presenting research, and other evidence by Africans and other interested stakeholders

Conference participants will therefore include governments, parliamentarians, farmers, researchers, civil society, private sector, land practitioners (surveyors, mapping companies, administrators), and donors.

Date

November 14, 2017 TO November 17, 2017

Location

Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia.

Conveners/Partners

Our Partners

Theme

The Africa We Want: Achieving socioeconomic transformation through inclusive and equitable access to land by the youth

2017 being the African Union year of the Youth and in consideration of Africa Agenda 2063 and the 2030 global agenda for Sustainable Development, the conference is centered on this theme and the following sub-themes.

Land Governance

Strengthening land governance and administrative institutions including the adoption of technology and innovations for securing land rights

Women's Rights

Addressing persisting bottlenecks in women’s land access rights and gender equality.

Land-based investments

Inclusive, transparent and sustainable land based investments, economic justice and environmental management.

Youth Empowerment

Empowerment of youth through strengthening their land rights.

Migration & Violent Extremism

Migration, radicalization and violent extremism and linkages to youth employment, entrepreneurship and access to land for investment.

Best Practices in Land Policies

Planning, monitoring and evaluation experiences and emerging best practices in developing and implementing land policies (rural and urban)

Urbanization

Rapid urbanization, land use and spatial planning policy and development control

Abstracts & Presentations

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Speakers

Speakers at the conference include government representatives, researchers, civil society, private sector and land practitioners.

Hon. GILBERT HOUNGBO
Hon. Gilbert Houngbo
IFAD President
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Godfrey Bahiigwa
Co-Founder & CTO
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Prisca Mandimika
Chief of Operations
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Harold Liversage
Lead Designer
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Jolyne Sanjak
Head of Development
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Bryce Vaughn
Marketing Director

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