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(Re)centering the Commons in Africa around the territories and cultures of local communities

On March 31, 2022 IASC-Africa organized its first quarterly webinar on the theme "(Re)centering the commons in Africa around the territories and cultures of local communities". Eight papers furnished the session with various rich questions and contributions from 62 participants.

The presentation panel reported on the relevance of the commons approach in the governance of various resources such as rangelands, fisheries, silviculture and peri-urban lands. A multidisciplinary analysis must therefore be prioritized when considering the context which is diversified and which sees the emergence of new actors with decentralization, agribusiness and globalization.

The webinar was a success marked by a notable number of new young researcher members joined the IASC immediately following the event.

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Regional IASC Coordinator Africa

Everisto Mapedza

Senior researcher / social and institutional scientist, International Water Management Institute (Ghana) E-mail Institutional website

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