Latest news

Who are the partners?

The most important partners in keeping the data up to date in the SALO are yourselves as users. We rely on information provided by researchers, activists, practitioners, government agencies, journalists and companies to improve the data.

The SALO is coordinated by the following organisations:

CIRAD, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement


CIRAD is a French research centre working with developing countries to tackle international agricultural and development issues. CIRAD is part of the Research Committee, supports data collection for Africa, coordinates the development of an Africa Observatory/Portal and contributes to the establishment of national land observatories in Africa (South Africa and Cameroon to date).



University of Pretoria


The University of Pretoria is a major academic institution in Africa, particularly engaged in the development of consistent data with regards agriculture and land governance. The Postgraduate School of Agriculture and Rural Development at the University of Pretoria coordinates data collection, research, networking and communications for the SALO.



Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) 

Centre for the Study of Governance InnovationThe Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation is the first research institution in Africa dedicated entirely to governance innovation.
GovInn is  an ‘innovation laboratory’ capable of generating new thinking about governance and development. It focuses on cutting-edge research, attracting innovators from all over the world.

Donor: The Flemish Cooperation


The SALO is financed by the Flemish Cooperation. Supporters are not responsible for the choice and the presentation of the facts contained on this website.




Technical partner: AAM

AAM is a Geospatial Services company specialising in the collection, analysis, presentation and delivery of geospatial information. They digitise the real world for business and government. From vast expanses of landscape down to individual pieces of machinery.

%d bloggers like this: