Disclaimer: Media scans and other posts are intended to monitor and share current news and information relevant to the land and resource governance sector. Posts and media items included in the scans are not endorsements and do not represent the views of USAID or the U.S. Government, unless stated otherwise.
The following is an excerpt from an article posted on Thomson Reuters Foundation PLACE. Follow the link for the full article. By Nellie Peyton NYAME NNAE, Ghana – Since Emmanuel Agyekum took over a decade ago as chief of Nyame Nnae, a poor cocoa farming village in western Ghana, people’s incomes have fallen and his…Read More
Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID Risky business: Tenure Issues Main Deterrent for Investment – mentions the Investor Survey On Land Rights 2018 (6/19/18) Source: CIFOR Are Medium-Scale Farms Driving Agricultural Transformation in Africa? (6/21/18) Source: Agrilinks Designing the LandPKS App: Guidelines for Developing a Global App (6/20/18) Source:…Read More
Tell us about yourself. I am a Land Tenure and Resource Governance Advisor in the Land and Urban Office in USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3). Within the Land and Urban Office, I advise and manage activities that touch upon natural resource governance issues associated with a range of topics, including coastal,…Read More
The LandPKS app (landpotential.org) helps users make more sustainable land management decisions by assisting users to collect geo-located data about their soils, vegetation and site characteristics; and returning back to users useful results and information about their site. The LandPKS app is a global app that can be used in any location around the world. As…Read More