The International Land Coalition, Landesa and Slow Food Youth Network organised a series of three webinars dedicated to youth and access to land to share good practices and experiences of innovation from all over the world.
Land access is shaping the employment and migration decisions of the rural youth. The Youth Lab is a space to share innovative experiences aimed at inspiring and informing action. The following roundtable discussions offered the opportunity for young men and women to be exposed to decision makers who have been promoting youth tailored measures, and to learn from the experiences that have made possible for the youth to root and prosper.
Youth access to land by inheritance
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Youth access to land by redistributive policies and pro-youth quota
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Youth access to land through market-based mechanisms
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Why Securing Youth Land Rights Matter for Agriculture-led Growth in Africa
Africa’s “youth bulge” represents both an enormous challenge and a tantalizing opportunity for the continent. An article by Tizai Mauto, LANDESA.
Why Governments Should Strengthen Land Rights for Women and Youth
From domestic violence to low wages, insecure land rights exacerbate inequalities. An opinion piece by Grace Ananda and Tizai Mauto, LANDESA.
Liberia’s Youth are Central to National Development, and Land is Essential to Their Success
Youth make up by far the largest age group across the African continent, where nearly 35% of Africans are between the ages of 15 and 34. In Liberia, this so-called youth bulge is even more pronounced, as over 70% of the population is younger than 35. An article by Dr. Emmanuel Urey, Liberia Country Director, Landesa.
Want to Transform Agriculture? Give Youth Access to Land
In a country where agriculture is the backbone of the economy, young people have vast potential to make positive change. However, they need an enabling environment – and notably access to land – to do so. An article by Khadija Mrisho, Land Tenure Analyst, LANDESA.
Case Study: Youth Land Rights in Liberia
A case study from LANDESA.
Tanzania Youth Land Rights Assessment
LANDESA Tanzania provides an overview of Tanzanian law as it pertains to youth land rights, identifies gaps and challenges in youth exercising land rights — including gender-based barriers for young women to access land — and issues policy recommendations for strengthening youth access and rights to land.
Fact Sheet: Youth Land Rights in Africa
This fact sheet by LANDESA explores key challenges that constrain youth from accessing land, lessons learned, and potential long-term solutions.
PROTECTING PROPERTY INHERITANCE RIGHTS OF WIDOWS, CHILDREN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Learn how ILC Members protect women and children’s inheritance rights in Kenya.
WOMEN AND YOUTH PROTESTS REVERT LAND DISPOSSESSION BY THE STATE
Are you and advocate for women and youth land rights? Learn about the strategies ILC members employ to advocate for women and youth land rights.
MANUAL: LAND AND NON-VIOLENCE
The Manual is based on a series of learning and mobilisations initiatives aiming to strengthen transformative social movements with youth, led by ILC and Ekta Parishad. This publication offers an overview of seven initiatives designed, planned and implemented by Ekta Parishad and its partners in India.
FOSTERING YOUTH LEADERSHIP TO SECURE LAND RIGHTS
Learn how ILC is equipping tomorrow's leaders from within the network to challenge the status quo in their land rights struggles.
MOTORBIKE CAMPAIGN TACKLES OCCUPATION OF COMMON LAND IN INDIA
Learn how ILC Youth in India advocate for redistributive policies.
SOCIAL FARMING FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION IN ITALY
Lentamente Societá Cooperativa Agricola reclaimed and rehabilitated abandoned land, and established an urban social farm in Benevento, Italy.
ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT TO ENHANCE RESILIENCE IN PALESTINE
ACAD, an ILC member in the Occupied Palestinian Territories strengthens the capacity of women and young farmers to increase their incomes, sustain their agribusinesses and prevent land dispossession.
NEGOTIATION OF COMMUNAL LAND OWNERSHIP OF AN ABANDONED COFFEE PLANTATION
The La Florida community in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, successfully recovered an abandoned coffee plantation and negotiated communal ownership with the Fondo de Tierras (State Land Fund). Have a look at the strategies they used to gain legal title over the farm, thanks to a government loan.
ILC TOOLKIT ON FAMILY FARMING
The Toolkit gathers information on six tools that have been successfully used by ILC members to ensure equitable land distribution and public investment that supports small-scale farming systems.
A HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH TO RURAL LAND GOVERNANCE IN SCOTLAND
Learn how Community Land Scotland works with the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government directly to infuse a human rights approach into land governance through multi-stakeholder dialogue and advocacy.
A COMMON RIGHT IN SCOTLAND
We followed a young woman, Sarah Boden who returned to the land on the Island of Eigg to farm. Watch the photo essay and video.
Vidéo : l’accès des jeunes au foncier agricole à Madagascar
Ce film laisse la parole à sept jeunes agriculteurs de Madagascar. Les entretiens filmés illustrent les conditions d’accès à la terre (héritage, achat, aménagement de nouveaux espaces) et la place de l’agriculture dans les différentes trajectoires de vies des protagonistes.
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