DIGITAL SUMMIT

Land Tenure Reform in Africa and its Implication to Landscape Restoration on the Continent


This digital summit is now over.

Date:29 October 2019
Time:11:00 - 12:00 CET (Use this tool to convert to your local time zone)

In the last two decades, land reform has been carried out in many African countries. This GLF Digital Summit focuses on the impact of these policies on land tenure and resource management, and their perception by local residents in both rural and urban settings. From case studies from Rwanda, Ethiopia and Ghana, what factors are working on landscape change under land reform process will be discussed with special reference to landscape restoration.

Moderator:

  • Takanori Oishi
    Lecturer, African Studies Center, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Speakers:

  • Shinichi Takeuchi
    Director, African Studies Center, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • Teshome Emana
    Visiting Professor, African Studies Center – TUFS / Head and Assistant Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Addis Ababa University
  • Kojo Amanor
    Visiting Professor, African Studies Center – TUFS / Professor, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana

Commentator:

  • Denis Sonwa
    Senior Researcher, CIFOR, Cameroon

Our Speakers


Teshome Emana

Head and Assistant Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Addis Ababa University

Kojo Amanor

Professor, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana

Shinichi Takeuchi

Director, African Studies Center, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Denis Sonwa

Senior Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Moderators


Takanori Oishi

Lecturer, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies