28 February 2023
Corruption Watch is participating in an eight-country study on land-related corruption
20 February 2023
In South Africa rural citizens argue that by signing the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act, the President made the abusive actions of traditional leaders legal. However they have no issue with the fact that, at last, the law recognises Khoi and San leaders and communities.
Uncovering Land Governance Challenges in 9 African Countries: NELGA’s Overview of Pastoralism and Small-Scale Farming
30 January 2023
NELGA has put out nine country profiles about South Sudan, South Africa, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Tunisia, Egypt, and Mauritania. These profiles give information about pastoralism and small-scale agriculture in these countries.
Donors: United Nations Development Programme
Donors: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Donors: Christian Aid
Donors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
By 2019 16.8% of households lived in informal dwellings across South Africa’s nine major metropolitan municipalities.
17 November 2023
In a thought-provoking webinar moderated by Nolundi Luwaya, Director of the Land and Accountability Research Centre at the University of Cape Town, experts from across Africa convened to unravel the complexities of the role of traditional authorities in land-based investment governance. This event…
Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making
The spread of COVID-19 in South Africa and other countries in the region has again brought to the fore the fact that very dense, under-serviced, mostly informal, settlements are not healthy places to live. They are also places where the spread of a disease is difficult to prevent or manage. …