Mapping the Future

A new land policy replacing outdated colonial laws is being piloted in Sierra Leone — and putting the power back in the hands of the people.

Mapping the Future

A new land policy replacing outdated colonial laws is being piloted in Sierra Leone — and putting the power back in the hands of the people.

Kasema village in Sierra Leone. Credit: Peter Yeung.

Article author Peter Yeung has reported on the benefits of community management before. Read his piece on a community forestry project deep in the Congo Basin.

Namati CEO Vivek Maru delivered the 2021 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale University in October, 2021. Watch the lecture and listen to Maru in conversation with other practitioners of land law.

Peter Yeung is a Contributing Editor at Pink Rugby. A Paris-based journalist, he also writes for publications including the Guardian, the LA Times and the BBC. He’s filed stories from across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

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