Eight countries in the Southern Africa region successfully completed and presented land governance scoping studies in Windhoek, Namibia (September 2019).
SLGA, through its Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA) program, in collaboration with its partner the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC), brought together 41 participants from 16 West African countries in Accra, Ghana this month (Sept. 2019).
The eastern African NELGA node, Ardhi University co-organized with the Eastern Africa Land Administration Network (EALAN) Conference in Zanzibar, Tanzania (16-July 2019). Academics in the eastern Africa region gathered to share country experiences, research findings and engage in policy dialogue sessions.
The francophone West Africa NELGA Hub was launched at a meeting held between 3-7 December 2018 hosted by the NELGA Node, Université Gaston Berger in Saint-Louis, Senegal. The launch was followed by a three-day training that brought together academics, trainers and other relevant stakeholders in the land sector for a joint interactive learning on innovative concepts, tools and practices in land governance.
A delegation of 15 members of academia from the Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA), as well as African national ministries, gathered in Germany in September 2018 for a Study Tour focused on Land Governance.
During the 3rd quarter of this year, academics in the East African sub-region gathered in Kampala, Uganda, to exchange country experiences, ideas, and research findings. The 10th Eastern Africa Land Administration Network (EALAN) was held between 23rd to 25 July 2018, under the theme “Promoting Responsible Land Administration in East Africa and the Great Lakes Regions.” The network is devoted to providing a platform for academics and partners engaged in education, research and training pertaining to land administration to exchange ideas, experiences, and knowledge.
We are pleased to invite researchers, scholars and authors to submit research articles on topics related issues of Land Governance as well as Gender in Africa, for presentation at a continental NELGA research event that will be held from the 19th to the 23rd of November 2018 under the theme “Land Governance as a Driver for Sustainable Socio-economic Development” in Ethiopia.
We invite staff members or students of NELGA partner institutions to apply to a short course on the Political Economy of Land Governance organised by the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) in collaboration with the African Land Policy Centre.
We invite staff members or students of NELGA partner institutions in Northern Africa with a background in land governance or a related field to apply for funding for NELGA research fellowships.