Armed with the belief that change happens when citizens are able
to engage meaningfully with their government, Amadou Kanouté is improving the lives of the people of Senegal one community meeting at a time.
“Bridging the gap between policy and practice: international soft law and large scale land acquisitions in Africa”.
SAINT LOUIS, 24 June 2014 (IRIN) - Senegalese smallholder Doudou Sow is furious. Over the last 10 years, he says, farmers have been squeezed out by an influx of private investors acquiring fertile arable land in the Senegal River Valley where he has worked as a farmer for the last two decades.
ORANGE PLENARY: INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT - THE FUTURE OF SMALL-SCALE FARMING SYSTEMS. Discussions around the theme of inclusive development at the ILC’s biennial Global Land Forum have returned repeatedly to the rights of small scale farmers whose tenure is often unclear...