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Conference on Land Policy in Africa Nov-2019 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire


CLPA_2019The 3rd edition of the Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA -2019) organised by the African Land Policy Centre in conjuction with the African Union Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the African Development Bank.

The conference to be hosted by the AfDB, is a policy and learning event whose goal is to deepen capacity for land policy in Africa through improved access to knowledge and information on land policy development and implementation.  This Conference follows the second   Conference held in November 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that was attended by close to 450 participants.

The Conference scheduled for November 2019, dubbed CLPA-2019, will be held under the theme: Winning the fight against Corruption in the Land Sector: Sustainable Pathway for Africa’s Transformation.   This theme supports the Declaration of 2018 by the African Union as the Anti-Corruption Year under the theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”.  The format of the Conference will include masterclasses, plenary and parallel sessions, side events, exhibitions, and the use of social media to reach a broader audience.

The presentations and plenary sessions will revolve around the following sub-themes;

  • Technology and the future of land administration and management in Africa
  • Urbanisation, land Use Change and Planning in Africa
  • Large-scale land investments, economic, social and environmental justice in Africa
  • Land rights, access and use by women and youth in Africa
  • Migration, land and regional security in Africa


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About African Land Policy Centre

The Land Policy Initiative is a joint programme of the tripartite consortium consisting of the African Union Commission (AUC), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Its purpose is to enable the use of land to lend impetus to the process of African development.

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