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Land Policy: A Key Factor in Combating Hunger
The Role of African Regional Organisations



Friday, 15 April 2011

09.30 hrs Registration
10.00 hrs Welcome
Part I
The Importance of Land Policy for Food Security
Land Policy as a Regional Challenge
11.00 hrs Plenary Discussion
12.00 hrs Lunch
13.30 hrs Part II
My Land - Your Land?
Land Policy Challenges and Possible Governance
Measures as a Response to them
14.30 hrs Plenary Discussion
15.30 hrs Coffee Break
16.00 hrs Part III
African Regional Organisations as Catalysts?
Opportunities for Regional Land Policy Initiatives
17.00 hrs Plenary Discussion

Cultural Programme and Reception

19.00 hrs Guided walking tour through the
Dutch Quartier in Potsdam
20.00 hrs Reception hosted by the
Minister-President of Land Brandenburg

Saturday, 16 April 2011

09.00 hrs Part IV
Spoilers or Supporters?
The Influence of the EU and the World Bank and
their Cooperation with the AU and the RECs
10.00 hrs Plenary Discussion
11.00 hrs Coffee Break
11.30 hrs Part V
African Regional Organisations -
a Channel of Communication?
Opportunities for African Regional Organisations
to Help Shape the International Framework for a
Responsible Land Policy
12.30 hrs Plenary Discussion
13.30 hrs Closing remarks by the Organisers

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