Stay on top of the rich stream of news and views about rural and urban land related issues across South Africa and the sub-continent. KB.L has been operational since 2018. Our content curator sorts and sifts through news and opinion pieces to bring you the most relevant and up to date articles. As of 30 October 2023, there are links to 5652 articles curated on the site. Use the search function to drill down deeper.
Getting climate funds to frontline communities may require rich countries and the UN easing control over how the money is spent.Africa Land News read more
Local communities are not beneficiaries in action on the climate and biodiversity crises. They are the experts we must learn from and supportAfrica Land News read more
National Land Policy Study Reports on Senegal, Mali, Togo, Ghana & Cameroon. AFSA is delighted to launch a series of five national reports, within AFSA's Our Land is Our Life land rights initiative in these countries. These reports aim to: Examine Land Policies and Governance: They seek to understand the national land policies and governanceAfrica Land News read more
Housing Development Agency agrees to drop eviction proceedingsFood security read more
Mozambican environmental associations are criticising "empty speeches" and fruitless summits on climate change, calling for a "complete boycott" of the UN summit (COP28) taking place from Thursday in Dubai, and suggesting an environmental tribunal. "Years and years of empty speeches at the variouAfrica Land News read more
While faucets in coastal Dakar barely trickle, an investment company uses Senegal’s only lake to irrigate crops it plans to send to Saudi Arabia.Africa Land News read more
“Many of us are here because we were evicted from farms. We were dumped here”Farm workers read more
“I am broken” says Jan Marthinus, in tears after his family was left homelessFarm workers read more
It is estimated that Michiru Forest has now lost over 1,904ha, with most of these being home to indigenous tree species. It is also feared that other forms of biodiversity are rapidly disappearing.Africa Land News read more
While the climate impacts of burning coal are well documented, a lesser-told story is the misery endured by communities forced to accommodate new coal mines as neighbours. Banks which finance these mines are complicit.Land rights and mining read more
Carbon credit projects across 20% of Zimbabwe may make profits for a UAE firm, but will it also benefit communities and the climate?Africa Land News read more
Bank statements and financial reports obtained by amaBhungane suggest that the four former committee members tapped into the CPA’s resources in problematic ways that went beyond their purview, a view bolstered by allegations of their poor performance.Redistribution read more
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