Mainstreaming of Guidelines for the Development of Curricula on Land Governance in Africa: The ALPC – in the context of the SLGA programme, is seeking support from land governance experts to examine and apply quality standards and ensure mainstreaming of the Guidelines for the Development of Curricula on Land Governance in Africa. The Guidelines seek to fill gaps in the curricula used to train land professionals in Africa.
Scholarships are awarded generally only for selected institutions that are affiliated with the programme. These will receive a maximum quota of scholarships (both In-Country and In-Region with an emphasis on In-Region scholarships) for (post)graduates programmes or individual doctorates.
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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.
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2017 was a very successful year for NELGA: the network is now fully established, with lead institutions active in all 5 regions of the African Union and more than 50 partner universities and research institutions in over 30 countries.
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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).
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Bahir Dar University is the first university in Ethiopia that has a doctorate degree on the topic of land policy and governance on offer. For many years, the university has been a Centre of excellence for the education of professionals in land management and land administration.
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From November 12th to 14th 2017, the Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA) hosted its first scholarship holders’ meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For three days, 35 scholarship holders from eight African countries took part in the event.
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From 14th to 17th November the African Land Policy Center (ALPC) hosted the second Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This time Africa’s promising and fast growing youth was the focus of the Conference.
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