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7 Agosto 2017
Application Closing Date - 13 Aug 2017 Job Start Date - 01 Sep, 2017 Duration - 1st September 2017 to 17th December 2017 Location - remote, attend workshop in Berlin BACKGROUND Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption.…
7 Agosto 2017
Modern land registration systems are usually compulsory. Countries must be able to keep track of land, ownership and land use. This is important for planning, real estate sales and urbanization. When land is properly and legally registered, it should protect landowners. The National Land Policy (…
29 Junho 2017
Date: 27 juin 2017 Source: Agence Ecofin Par: Souha Touré L’Ong sierra-léonaise Action pour la transparence des acquisitions de terrains à grande échelle (ALLAT) a appelé ce 27 juin 2017 le gouvernement à une prise en considération « sérieuse » des enjeux fonciers afin de prévenir les…
5 Maio 2017
KOIDU, Sierra Leone, May 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A dispute over a bridge in eastern Sierra Leone thought to span diamond deposits has divided a local community with a foreign mining company accused of illegally mining the area after volunteering to rebuild the overpass. The Congo Bridge…
[From the UN Women West Africa blog] Early in June, Sierra Leone will host a national conference, the first of its kind, on Women’s Rights to Property and Land. Plans are well underway with key stakeholders for the organization of the event. About 70% of the women in Sierra Leone are engaged in…
July 30, 2013 The land rush in Sierra Leone has been fast and intense. Since 2009 Sierra Leone is promoting large scale foreign investment in agriculture mainly for oil palm, sugar cane, rice and rubber. According to governmental sources the policy is quite successful with new investors rushing…
via Awoko  Sierra Leone News: NSAs demand 25 years land lease to Multinational Investments As way to control land use and land lease to multinational foreign companies and ensuring women’s rights to own land, a group of Non-State Actors (NSAs) led by Action Aid have called on government to limit…
By: Umaru Fofana Date: February 5th 2016 Source: Reuters Africa BO, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - A Sierra Leone court has convicted six people opposed to a palm oil project in which French conglomerate Bollore owns a major stake of destroying trees and inciting the local population to protest over…
By: APA Date: February 12th 2016 Source: Star Africa.com A coalition of civil society activists have condemned the verdict against a group of land rights activists jailed last week after confrontation with a French agri-business firm over land ownership. The men, who are part of the Malen Land…
Landowning families in Imperi and Jong Chiefdoms, Bonthe District in southern Sierra Leone have commenced legal action in the country’s High Court against African Lion Agriculture Limited (ALA) and Carmanor (SL) Limited to recover possession of around 2303 acres of land. The parcels of land are…
By: Dr. Hassan B. Sisay, USA. Date: September 8th 2016 Source: The Patriotic Vanguard Sierra Leone has a severe and complicated relationship with rice, exacerbated by its reliance on an obsolete land tenure system. Rice is Sierra Leone’s main food and part of a daily menu. And yet, only a minimal…
By: Silas Gbandia Date: September 28th 2016 Source: Equal Times A former member of Sierra Leone’s parliament has spoken of his determination to put an end to what he describes as the “underhand deals” taking place between the authorities and international palm oil producers in his country.…