Local mediators train in solving land disputes

Local mediators, leaders and members of the civil society in Musanze District are undergoing a three-day training in solving land disputes in their respective areas. The training, taking place in Musanze District, was organised by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD). It kicked off on Monday. RISD is a local Non...

Clerics urged to support land dispute mediation

A report by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) has urged clerics to leverage the respect they command in society by mediating land-related disputes.
This follows a survey conducted in Musanze and Kamonyi districts that found minimal participation of religious leaders in settling land-related issues.
The participation of religious...

How Abunzi have impacted communities ten years later

Ten years ago, the government introduced the concept of community mediators, locally known as Abunzi.
Drawn from the Rwandan tradition of solving problems through community dialogue, the mediation committees started their work in 2004, shortly after the launch of the now globally acclaimed Gacaca semi-traditional courts.
They were charged with...

PRESS RELEASE: Official Launch of the Land Rights Project

KIGALI – March 25, 2013.

Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) in partnership with the Ministry of Justice (MINIJUST), will today officially launch the project “Securing Land Rights: Civil Society contribution to effectiveness...

RISD and RNRA extend their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

KIGALI – February 28, 2013.

Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) and the Rwanda Natural Resources Authority (RNRA) will today sign an extension of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for another period of Four Years.
The event will take place at RNRA headquarters...

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