Corruption in land governance is the abuse of power for private gain while carrying out the functions of land administration and land management. When land governance systems are weak, corruption thrives.
The decision by the government of Jigawa State to hand over 12,000 hectares of land spread across four local government areas to a Chinese investor is threatening the livelihood of about 150,000 persons in the state.
The 12,000 hectares are spread across Gagarawa, Taura, Suletankarkar and Garki local government areas of the state.
Application Closing Date - 02 Apr 2017
Job Start Date - April 2017 to July 2017
Duration - 3 months
Location - Remote
Over the past decade, international investments in land have come to the forefront of public debate. Some argue that investments in land, including by foreign entities, is a critical component of achieving food security.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Mokoro is pleased to share news of the successful completion of fieldwork in the fourth of six phases of our WOLTS pilot study in both Mongolia and Tanzania.
Brazil says it is pushing ahead with plans to change the law and let foreigners buy farmland, in a move widely backed by investors and opposed by land rights campaigners.
"We will announce the changes in the next 30 days," Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday night in an interview with GloboNews television.
A embaixada dos EUA em Angola está a desafiar os estudantes angolanos, com diploma de licenciatura, a inscreverem-se no Programa de Bolsas de Estudo Fulbright, que anualmente oferece a mais de 1.800 cidadãos estrangeiros a possibilidade de estudarem nos EUA a custo zero.
By: Luisa Torre, Patrik Camporez Macao
Date: 5 January 2017
Source: Aljazeera News
"They stole our forests and our water. We took our medicine from the forest. Now, they put police and dogs at our door."
RANGOON – Around 100 Sittwe residents called for the resignation of the Arakan State parliament speaker in a Tuesday protest over unresolved cases of land confiscation, rally participants told The Irrawaddy.