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

30 Oct 2019

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