Training of Trainers (ToT) on Large Scale Land Based Investments in Africa

Announcement in Brief

Course Type : ToT Workshop
Date : 8 – 10 November 2016
Duration : 3 Days
Language : English
Location : Dakar, Senegal
Programme Area : Land Policy
Fees : $1,500 (Excluding air travel and subsistence costs)
Scholarships : Yes (IDEP/LPI will offer a limited number of full scholarships)
Application Deadline : 3rd October, 2016


The Overall objective of the training is to contribute to the implementation of the AU Declaration on land which specifically urges member states to “build adequate human, financial, technical capacities to support land policy development and implementation.
- Gain knowledge on the fundamentals of land policy, governance and administration In the context of Africa’s development,
- Understand the specific perspective of the Guiding principles of large scale land based investment through examining, challenges opportunities and best practices in selected African countries
- Familiarize participants with the AU Agenda on land, including the AU Declaration on land , the F&G and VGGT and implication for land governance and policy development
- facilitate experience sharing, peer learning and networking amongst large scale land administration directors and experts
- Develop follow-up actions with a view to making use of the guiding principles on LSLBI to influence investment policies in the land sector at country level.