Cognizant of the centrality of land policy issues in Africa, a joint initiative was undertaken by the African Union Commission (AUC), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in 2006, forming the genesis of the Land Policy Initiative (LPI). Through the LPI important actions and measures have been launched including a series of regional studies on land issues across Africa accompanied by rigorous consultations and discussions at regional and continental levels.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2012Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2012Middle Africa
The initiative on land policies, aims to assist African states to equip themselves with land policies that can contribute to economic development and poverty reduction as well as peace building. One of the pressing objectives of the initiative is to draft a reference framework and guidelines for land policies in Africa. The land policy framework and guidelines are not meant to impose a uniform land policy on African states, but, on the contrary, to help them develop and implement national land policies that are efficient and effective.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2012Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsFebruary, 2012Africa
This progress, however, has exposed the critical constraints and experiences in CAADP implementation. Implementation of country plans for results and impact has now put CAADP on the spot to demonstrate that the good policy environment provided can be translated into clear results, impact with clear growth, food security and increased incomes.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2012Africa
The principle goal of the LPI is “to assist member states in the implementation of the AU Declaration on land Issues and challenges in Africa, in accordance with the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa, in order to achieve socioeconomic development, peace and security, and environmental sustainability”.To facilitate the implementation of the AU Declaration of Land Issues and Challenges in Africa through: Advocating for the inclusion of land in the development agenda, strategies and programs of African tripartite organizations, Regional Economic Communities, African Member Sta
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2012Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2012Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2012Eastern Africa
This paper is focuses on Sub-regional knowledge exchange and capacity building workshop on the economic valuation of land and ecosystem services: final report. The overall objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of key actors involved in land use decisions in relation to the assessment of the real value of land, the understanding of the multiple benefits originating from ecosystem services, and the awareness of tools, methodologies, institutions and processes that can facilitate SLM adoption
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