Ghana to digitise land management system

Ghanaian Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says the government is re-examining its management and use of land to add value and reap more benefits from the resource. Addressing the 2018 Land Administration Forum held in Accra on Wednesday, Bawumia said the government will digitise land title registration and management systems…

Continue Reading Ghana to digitise land management system

Zambian chiefs walk out of land legislation meeting

Zambian chiefs yesterday walked out of a crucial consultative meeting, protesting a proposed revised land law stripping them of powers to administer customary land. Lands Minister Jean Kapata said she was surprised by the decision of the chiefs to reject the draft law after exhaustive consultations with them. “The revised…

Continue Reading Zambian chiefs walk out of land legislation meeting

Nigerian cattle herders and farmers clash over land, resources

Violent conflicts between nomadic herders from northern Nigeria and sedentary agrarian communities in the central and southern zones have escalated with the death toll estimated at 2 500, says the International Crisis Group (ICG). According to the ICG’S latest reported titled Herders against farmers: Nigeria’s expanding deadly conflict, pressure for…

Continue Reading Nigerian cattle herders and farmers clash over land, resources

New land policy by end of 2017 – Lands Minister

A new land policy aligned with the 7th National Development Plan (7NDP) will be in place before the end of the year, said Zambian Lands Minister Jean Kapata. The minister said the revised policy will enhance equitable access, sustainable utilisation and security of tenure, especially in rural communities. “We are…

Continue Reading New land policy by end of 2017 – Lands Minister

End of content

No more pages to load