Future Agricultures was represented at the 11th CAADP Partnership Platform in Johannesburg on 24 March 2015, by Ruth Hall, convenor of the Land theme.
Prof Hall spoke at a side event on ‘Improving Land Governance for Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Transformation’, convened by the Land Policy Initiative. The other speakers were Eugene Rurangwa (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation) and Belay Demissie (Land Policy Initiative).
The Land Policy Initiative is a joint programme of the African Union, African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Economic Commision for Africa (UNECA).
You can view and download presentations by the speakers below via our Slideshare site.
- Ruth Hall (Future Agricultures/PLAAS): What have we learnt about large-scale land-based investments, and gender-equitable (and generation-equitable) investment in African agriculture?
- Eugene Rurangwa (FAO): Improving Land Governance for Inclusive and Sustainable Agriculture Transformation
- Belay Demissie (LPI): Mainstreaming of Land Governance in National Agricultural and Food Security Investment Plans (NAFSIPs)
Prof Hall has written an article for the FAC blog reflecting on the discussion at the side event, and the implications for coordinated approaches to land rights in Africa.
The long road to African land rights: next steps by Ruth Hall, 25 March 2015