Provide and facilitate academic education and training for African land professional and practitioners.


Define an agenda for research and conduct applied research on land related issues pertinent to the AU agenda on land.

Academic Networks

Promote knowledge managemnt, dissemination and networking in support of land policy and governance in Africa by enhancing the community of practice for land policy experts.

Curriculum Development

Improve land-related curricula in graduate and post-graduate training courses in quantity and quality.

Data Repository

Develop a repository for data, indicators and information, in close cooperation with the LPI, RECs and governments.

Monitoring and Evaluation

Design appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems; and implement pilots to facilitate tracking of land related initiatives.

Latest news and events


Following the announcement of the initial confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Africa in March 2020, many countries integrated health and safety regulations aimed at preventing the further spread of the pandemic. With social distancing measures in place, NELGA institutions across Africa were faced with unprecedented challenges in the academic world: staff members and students suddenly […]

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Webinar on the Analysis of Land Governance in Côte d’Ivoire between 2016 and 2020.

English: The research team led by Professor Moha El-ayachi and Mr Kamal Benaddou of ETAFAT is undertaking in collaboration with Professor Ibrahima Diallo, Coordinator NELGA Francophone West Africa, a study on the framework for the analysis of land governance by the LGAF tool in Côte d’Ivoire on 26th June 2020 at 10:30 am. The Webinar […]

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Policy Brief: Tenure Security of Internally Displaced Persons in Cameroon

We have the pleasure to share with you our newest Policy Brief on Tenure Security of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Cameroon. This Policy Brief is structured in four sections: the first aim is to show why it is important to secure the land rights of IDPs; the second analyses the issues and challenges of […]

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