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.
Following the launch of the NELGA regional centre in Southern Africa on 19 February 2018, a masterclass themed “Land Governance and Corruption link” was successfully delivered on 20 – 22 February 2018 by the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).
A PhD specialization course on Land Economics and Governance was conducted at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa from 8 January to 9 February 2018. The five weeks course was organised by the African Economic Research Centre (AERC) in cooperation with UCT, World Bank and GIZ.
In 2017 the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) undertook a “Needs assessment for short course training on land governance in Africa”, with the objective to identify, prioritize and urgently address the continent’s capacity gap in land governance.
A training workshop on effective land administration in Africa was held at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on 9 – 13 November 2017.