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Challenges faced by young Cameroonians with regards to land acquisition in the country are at the Centre of discussions at a two day forum which began today December 6, at the National Assembly.

The two day event that has brought together the government, parliament and other land management executioners is organized by the parliamentary network for the sustainable management of forest eco systems in central Africa, coordinated by Honorable Jean Jacques Zang.

Among the key actors taking part in the forum on the access to land for youth are traditional rulers as custodians of the lands they have inherited.

The traditional rulers are very often at the forefront of the conflicts that emerge as a result of competition for land use between different groups.

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It is in a bid to respond to issues compounded by the quest for economic prove that the forum bringing together the parliament, the government, youth and other land management stakeholders has been organized.

The objective of the forum is to put together ideas that will lead to the adoption of new policies and laws aimed at restructuring land relations in the country.

The forum has also brought together development partners like the European Union with a keen interest in land tenure systems.

Until tomorrow December 7, presentations on how best to push the agenda forward for a better involvement of youth in land sector will be made by the organizers, as they also work towards ensuring a sustainable development with a focus on land tenure reforms.

Source: CRTV


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