Monday, October 21, 2013

 

EMPLOYMENT: Namati Program Manager, Community Land Protection

Namati’s Community Land Protection Program supports communities to follow national land documentation laws to protect their customary and indigenous land claims. The Program’s goal is to proactively strengthen communities’ ability to protect, enforce, and defend their land rights. To this end, the Community Land Protection Program’s objectives are to:

  1. Support community land protection and documentation, so as to proactively ensure against dispossession.
  2. Support communities’ efforts to reclaim land and natural resource rights taken from them in the past.
  3. Undertake a community land protection engagement strategy that:
    • Resolves longstanding land conflicts;
    • Promotes active stewardship and conservation of community lands and natural resources;
    • Supports communities to establish and implement mechanisms that protect the land rights of women, minorities and other vulnerable groups;
    • Promotes leaders’ downward accountability to ensure good governance of community lands and natural resources;
    • Increases community participation in local land and natural resource decision-making;
    • Preserves and strengthens local culture and increases community capacity to plan for and actualize community-driven local development.
  4. Advocate for increased global protection for community land and natural resource rights.

To achieve its objectives, the Community Land Protection Program:

Namati’s Community Land Protection Program is recruiting a dynamic, experienced land rights, natural resource management and/or community empowerment professional to support the program to scale-up its community land and natural resource protection work globally. The Community Land Protection Program Manager will report directly to the Community Land Protection Program Director.

The Community Land Protection Program Manager will help the program to:

More information (pdf).

Deadline: November 20, 2013



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