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Scaling a Collective Land Rights Approach: the Role of CCRO in Strengthening Tenure in Tanzania

by Christin VanZant last modified Mar 16, 2017 05:03 PM
This presentation will introduce the Certificate of Customary Right of Occupancy (CCRO) as a special and valuable legal tool for strengthening land tenure, especially for pastoralists and hunter-gatherers whose livelihoods and practices calls for commonly shared resources. A CCRO promotes equality by protecting the interests of an entire group, thus strengthening the rights of vulnerable people, women, children and other minorities in a community who share and depend on communal land and its resources.
When Mar 17, 2017
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where World Resources Institute 10 G St NE #800 Large Conference Room, 7th floor Washington, DC 20002
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Contact Phone 202-347-0672 Ext 30
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Scaling a Collective Land Rights Approach: the Role of CCRO in Strengthening Tenure in Tanzania
Friday, March 17, 2017
12:00-1:00 pm
This presentation will introduce the Certificate of Customary Right of Occupancy (CCRO) as a special and valuable legal tool for strengthening land tenure, especially for pastoralists and hunter-gatherers whose livelihoods and practices calls for commonly shared resources. A CCRO promotes equality by protecting the interests of an entire group, thus strengthening the rights of vulnerable people, women, children and other minorities in a community who share and depend on communal land and its resources.
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Featured Speaker:
Edward Lekaita Profile
Edward Lekaita
Legal Advisor, Head of Advocacy and WMA Governance Specialist at Ujamaa Community Resource Team




Lekaita is a practicing lawyer, trained both in Tanzania and South Africa. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (LL.B) and a Master of Law (LL.M) in International Trade Law. He is currently a practitioner and an attorney of the High Court of Tanzania.

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