New Opportunities for Livelihoods and Wealth in Central and West Africa
This five-day international conference is jointly organized by International Tropical Timber Organization, Rights and Resources Initiative, IUCN Cameroon, the Ministry of Forests and Wildlife of Camerooon and other partners. The conference will be held from May 25-29 2009 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
The purpose of the conference is to catalyze new and broader actions by government and civil society to secure tenure rights in Central and West Africa. This will involve setting goals and developing agendas for new interventions and reform.
Press Release (French): Conference Opening Day Release – Le gouvernement du Cameroun reconnaît l’importance des droits fonciers forestiers et de la participation communautaire pour le développement économique (PDF 64 KB)
Brief: Who Owns Africa (PDF 385 KB)
For more information and the conference agenda please visit here: http://www.rightsandresources.org/events.php?id=74
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