Learn more about Our Work in Kenya.
Four staff take on new roles to further strengthen Landesa’s work in Africa.
Landesa receives historic gift from MacKenzie Scott; Stand for Her Land convenes in Africa; Over $300k raised at Seed the Change; We’re hiring!
Al Jazeera interviewed Landesa Africa Region Director Margaret Rugadya for context on women’s land rights in their story about a 57-year-old Maasai woman’s tortuous path to owning land.
New blogs from Shipra Deo and Tizai Mauto; Join us at Seed the Change; Stand for Her Land launches in Africa; SPEC John Kerry will speak at Landesa event.
Nairobi, 8 March 2022— Leaders and campaigners from across the world today launched Stand for Her Land in Africa, a global advocacy campaign for women’s land rights. The launch, on International Women’s Day, will link African grassroots organizations with national actors and international champions. Already, nearly 100 groups in Uganda, Senegal, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and worldwide are mobilizing to Stand for Her Land.
Agricultural Systems Change initiative will help put 17 millions African smallholders on the pathway to prosperity.
Youth hold enormous potential to incorporate new technologies, build robust agricultural systems, and champion climate action. But to do this, they need secure rights to land—the missing piece in many regions. Explore three selected resources to learn more about the vast potential youth hold to transform our food systems and foster a healthier world.
In celebration of Earth Day 2021, co-partners Landesa and Yilaa explore how Africa’s youth are agents of action. Read 4 stories that reflect how youth perceive their role in building a climate secure future, and how rights and access to land can help them fulfill that vision.