Land for Life Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Joined September 2023

Land for Life Ethiopia operates at the national level that promotes people-centered land governance. Our mission is to establish an inclusive, independent, effective and evidence-driven national MAP

Presence in: Ethiopia
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Policy Advocacy

Organization Overview:

Land for Life-Ethiopia is established in 2020 by a group of government officials, academics, entrepreneurs and activists, Land for Life Ethiopia is a non-governmental, non-profit institution engaged in promoting and facilitating multi-actor dialogue and collaboration on land governance and responsible agricultural investments. Land for Life Ethiopia promotes people-centered land governance and aims to provide space for all, in particular community representatives, to contribute to the inclusive and transparent policy development and implementation of policies.


The realization of land governance system in Ethiopia that respects and fulfills the rights of smallholders and pastoralists and promotes equitable and sustainable development


An inclusive, independent, effective and evidence-driven national Multi-Actor Partnership (MAP) that will serve as a credible voice and center of excellence on land governance in Ethiopia

Our Key priority areas of engagement:

  • Inclusive and transparent land policy-making processes
  • Responsible and inclusive agricultural investment
  • Legal recognition and protection of pastoral land rights