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Fact Sheet: 2022 Sierra Leone Land Laws

In September 2022, the President of Sierra Leone signed into law two innovative bills that significantly improve communities’ ability to protect their land rights and work toward sustainable development.

The Customary Land Right Act and the National Land Commission Act are some of the most progressive laws on land, environmental, and climate justice in the world. The laws and the strategies communities used to get them passed are models for the world to follow.

Uploaded on: Apr 18, 2023
Issues: Environmental Justice Languages: English Regions: Sierra Leone Nature of Impact: Change in law or policy