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SDI: Land Deals in Liberia Threaten Peace & Equitable Development

Following a week of high-level development talks in Monrovia, Silas Siakor, Namati partner and Director of the Sustainable Development Institute in Liberia, argues in the Guardian that it is time for swift action on land reform.  “Granting legal land titles to poor people”, he writes, “will foster stability and protect marginalized constituencies from conflict-inducing land grabs.”

 

Related reading:

Namati, the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) recently published the results of a two-year investigation into protecting the customary land claims of communities.  Read a summary of the findings or download the full report here.


February 4, 2013 | Bremen Donovan


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