Organiser(s): Swaleh Kitasi (ActionAid Kenya), Abul Azad (ActionAid Bangladesh), Sophie Kwizera and Danny Wijnhoud (ActionAid Netherlands).
Pitch by Ether Kisembo (ActionAid Uganda):
Land is power, land is wealth, and, more importantly, land is about gender, race and class. The relationship to land – who owns it, who accesses it, who uses it and who has control over it – reflects obscene levels of gender inequality in the world. Equitable land governance can help reverse three types of phenomena: gender discrimination; social exclusion of vulnerable groups; and wider social and economic inequalities.
Unfortunately, despite progress made in reforming the land sector across the globe, equitable land governance remains a pipe dream. Land is increasingly attractive and prone to grabbing especially if it is fertile and has good potential for agricultural practices, even more so, considering the context of the climate crisis and drought, if there is access to and control over
01-07-2021 14:30 -15:45Hosted by: Danny Wijnhoud
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