Lawyers Praise Govt on Land Rights Bill
The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia has praised the government for ensuring the passage of the delayed Land Rights bill into law, writes The News.
More than half of Liberia's 4.3 million people live on land held under customary tenure, which provides traditional rights to land but is not secured or recognised by legal title, said the United States Agency for International Development.
New Liberia, 26 September 2018
Authorities at the Liberia Land Authority (LLA) have disclosed that the entity has embarked on the process of acquiring about three-hundred acres of land in fulfillment of the… Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 20 September 2018
Liberia has passed a landmark law that will help communities fight foreign land grabs by giving them ownership of ancestral territory, officials and activists said on Thursday. Read more »
Chiefs across Liberia are petitioning lawmakers while activists prepare for a sit-in protest to secure ancestral land rights, regarded as key to averting renewed bloodshed in the ... Read more »