Conference on Land Policy in Africa 2023 to take place in Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa, November 20, 2023 (FBC) – The fifth edition of the Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA) will be taking place in Addis Ababa from 21-24 November 2023 under the theme: “Promoting Sustainable Land Governance in Africa for Accelerating Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA)”.
The conference’s theme aligns with the African Union Theme of 2023: “Acceleration of AfCFTA Implementation”.
CLPA is co-organized by the Government of Ethiopia and the African Land Policy Centre, a joint initiative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union Commission (AUC), and the African Development Bank.
Participants include experts from government, academia, research, traditional authorities and other non-state actors, the private sector, and development partners.
The overall objective of the conference is to deepen commitment and strengthen capacity for land policy development, implementation, and monitoring in Africa through improved access to knowledge and information in support of evidence-based land policymaking. The dialogue will also foster improved networking, partnerships and resources for land governance and land policy in Africa.