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Mediation fronted as key in resolving land disputes

Upon the death of her husband, Vivian Mukagahima, a 60-year-old woman in Nyagatare District, discovered that a significant portion of her small (...)  [Read more]

Minisitiri Busingye arabona igisubizo cy’amakimbirane ku butaka mu bunzi

Minisitiri w’ubutabera, Johnston Busingye, yasabye Abunzi gufata iya mbere mu gukemura ibibazo bikunze kugaragara by’amakibirane ashingiye ku (...)  [Read more]

Need to strengthen the mediation approach in resolving land disputes

Last year, many African countries, including Rwanda marked 50 years of independence. One key landmark of colonial rule, especially in former (...)  [Read more]

Karongi: Abunzi bahawe ibikoresho

Umuryango RISD(Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development)., uharanira iterambere rirambye ry’abaturage wahaye ibikoresho abunzi bo mu mirenge (...)  [Read more]

KARONGI: RISD yatanze ibikoresho n’amahugurwa ku bunzi bo mu mirenge itanu

Umuryango nyarwanda RISD uharanira iterambere rirambye ry’abaturage (Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development), tariki 31/7/2013 watanze (...)  [Read more]

NGO adds spark to address land disputes

The recently concluded land registration process was a great feat for the Rwandan people as they now have documents to prove the wealth they (...)  [Read more]

RISD yagaragaje bimwe mu bitera amakimbirane no kwicana mu miryango

Umuryango nyarwanda uharanira amajyambere arambye (RISD) mu bushakashatsi wakoze ku bijyanye n’imikoreshereze y’ubutaka, hagaragaye ko amakimbirane (...)  [Read more]

RISD yatanze ibikoresho ku Bunzi bo mu mirenge 50

Ishyirahamwe Nyarwanda rigamije Iterambere Rirambye (RISD) ryahuguye abazahugura Abunzi bo mu Mirenge 50, hanatangwa ibikoresho birimo impapuro (...)  [Read more]

RISD izafasha gukemura amakimbirane ku butaka

Umuyobozi w’umushinga Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD), madamu Kayiraba Annie atangaza ko RISD yiteguye gushyiraho akayo mu (...)  [Read more]

New project to curb land wrangles

“When government started land registration, people also started getting a notion of their rights to land and this new programme will look into (...)  [Read more]

First Africa Land Forum: Challenging times for indigenous peoples and pastoralists in Africa

November 14, 2012, Yaoundé, Cameroon From November 7-8, 2012, 95 participants from 22 countries convened at the Hotel Franco in Yaoundé, (...)  [Read more]

Land rights research gets $12m US funding

The United States Agency for International development (USAID) has committed $12 million to fund a study on land related issues in the country. (...)  [Read more]

Gov’t to sensitize public about Land transfer procedures

Rwandans need to be sensitised about the formal procedures of land transfers in the country, says Emmanuel Nkurunziza, the Director General of (...)  [Read more]

Public urged to make good use of mediators

The government wants over 90 per ent of cases to be settled by community mediators to enable higher legal officers concentrate on other (...)  [Read more]

RISD’s New Office Location

Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) has relocated its offices to Nyarutarama after Hotel Garr. Click here get more information (...)  [Read more]

Burundian Ombudsman on study tour

Monday, July 11, 2011 Ombudsman Tito Rutaremara is hosting his Burundian counterpart, Mohammed Rukara, who is leading a delegation on a study (...)  [Read more]

Over 6,000 Gicumbi residents issued land titles

Friday, June 17, 2011 By Fred Ndoli GICUMBI - The National Land Office on Tuesday handed over title deeds to 6,481 land owners in Bukure (...)  [Read more]

Experts at ILC conference in Tirana call for new approaches to land governance

Rome, 31 May 2011 — The International Land Coalition’s (ILC) biennial International Conference and Assembly of Members (AoM) in Tirana, Albania (...)  [Read more]

ILC to Address Global Challenges and Demands on Land at its Global Conference in Albania

Rome, 23 May 2011 – The potential of secure and equitable access to land for the poor to contribute to food security and poverty alleviation will (...)  [Read more]

Land Centre chief joins fight against desertification

By Stevenson Mugisha The Director General of the National Land Centre (NLC) said there is need for more strategies to fight desertification (...)  [Read more]

Rwanda makes saving its forests a national priority

By Laurence Caramel Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 22 February 2011 14.00 GMT Landmark commitment to a sustainable environment in a bid to feed a (...)  [Read more]

ILC Africa Regional meeting

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Cabinet approves land use master plan

KIGALI. The Cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame, Wednesday approved the National Land Use and Development Master Plan, which (...)  [Read more]


Friday, 12th November 2010 EDPRS:RWANDA WORKS TO BUILD A BETTER LAND REGISTRATION SYSTEM A decade ago, Rwanda embarked on a major land (...)  [Read more]

RDF plants 15,000 trees

KIGALI 09.11.2010- As the national ‘Tree Planting Week’ kicked off yesterday, Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF), led by the force’s top brass, planted (...)  [Read more]

We’re on track to achieve MDGs - Finance Minister

KIGALI - Rwanda has expressed optimism that the remaining Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) can be achieved within the next five years, despite (...)  [Read more]

Rwanda ready to export food – RADA

After achieving the initial target for food security, the country is now in a position to produce for foreign markets, a top agricultural officer (...)  [Read more]

New programme to empower women

Rwandan women from the agriculture sector will benefit from a United Nations Programme to enhance the participation of women in good governance (...)  [Read more]

Districts to relinquish more powers to Sectors

KIGALI - Sectors will soon start to handle land registration and other certification issues as part of reforms aimed at empowering grassroots (...)  [Read more]

KCC gives land owners second chance

Kigali City Council (KCC) will not auction plots whose owners have a clear strategy of securing funds to commence construction works, a senior (...)  [Read more]

Rwanda improves in food security

RWANDA has beaten food secure regional heavyweights Tanzania and Kenya to emerge 11th among developing nations in ActionAid’s annual Hunger (...)  [Read more]

African civil societies meet in Kigali

MEMBERS of the Civil Society organizations in Africa have been called upon to always advocate for democracy and development in their respective (...)  [Read more]

Economy to grow between 7 and 10 %

KIGALI - THE Central Bank (BNR) has projected that the country’s economy will grow beyond the earlier set 7 percent, depending on the current (...)  [Read more]

National Land Master Plan

The National Land Centre is expected to publish a complete National Land use and Development Master Plan that will guide all land owners on (...)  [Read more]

EAC youth urged to participate in elections

Youth in the East African Community have been called upon to play a vital role in ensuring that the forth coming elections in the bloc’s member (...)  [Read more]

Deputy Speaker calls for proper land use

THE Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Denis Polisi, has called on Rwandans to take personal responsibility and protect land against practices that (...)  [Read more]

The 14th meeting of ICE organized by UNECA

The 14th meeting of the intergovernmental committee of experts (ICE) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Syb-regional Office for (...)  [Read more]