Africa Land Forum Online Press Conference

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 Ahead of the Africa Land Forum, the International Land Coalition will hold an online press conference to demonstrate how the Africa Land Forum 2021 will provide the needed space for land users, local communities

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 4, 2021/ — Ahead of the Africa Land Forum, the International Land Coalition (LandCoalition.org/fr/about-ilc) will hold an online press conference to demonstrate how the Africa Land Forum 2021 will provide the needed space for land users, local communities, Indigenous Peoples, women, youth, policymakers, and various development actors to connect actors and mobilize resources for multi-actor partnerships on land rights and secure land tenure for achieving the SDGs in Africa.
WHAT: Africa Land Forum Press Conference
SPOKESPEOPLE:
Dr Janet Edeme, Head of Rural Development Division in the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dr. Michael Taylor, Director of the International Land Coalition (ILC) within the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Audace Kubwimana is the Regional Coordinator of ILC Africa
Esther Obaikol is the founding director of LANDnet Uganda
 WHEN: Monday 18th October 2021, 09:00 am UK Time
Click here (https://bit.ly/3ivERNi) to see what time it will be in your country
WHERE: Online via Zoom
All journalists should register here (https://bit.ly/3Ba4FWy) for accreditation as soon as you receive this advisory, you will receive zoom log in details for your attendance.
LANGUAGE: English & French simultaneous translation
DETAILS:
ILC Africa (africa.LandCoalition.org) is a Regional Platform of the International Land Coalition (ILC), a global alliance of civil society and intergovernmental organisations working together to promote secure and equitable access to and control over land for poor women and men.

The shared goal of ILC’s over 250 members is to realise land governance for and with people at the country level, responding to the needs and protecting the rights of women, men and communities who live on and from the land.

During this online press conference, journalist will an interactive platform to find out about the Forum and its objectives, ILC Africa’s broader impact as a platform, and its future perspectives in addressing COVID-19’s impact on land tenure.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of International Land Coalition.
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SOURCE
International Land Coalition

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