A participatory process for reducing land conflicts in Senegal

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Published: September 2014
Product code:G03834

Rural communities in the Anambé river basin in Senegal have been helping to raise awareness of local land use planning processes (POAS) in their local areas. This approach has resulted in a significant reduction in the number of conflicts over land in the region, and could be replicated elsewhere.

This factsheet was produced as part of the work by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) in West Africa, which is an initiative funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and implemented by IIED with IUCN.