Frequently Asked questions

Indicators are statistical data that have relation with space.

NELGA LDH adopts 4 types of indicators:

  1. AU Agenda on Land (African Union Agenda on Land)

  2. MELA (Monitoring and Evaluation of Land in Africa)

  3. VGGT (Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure)

  4. SDG Land indicators (Sustainable Development Goal)

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VGGT is a short for Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure. it is an international standard in land tenure governance [1]. The main goal of the standard, is to grant tenure rights and accessibility to land, forests and fisheries for [2]:

  1. Conquering hunger and poverty through achieving food security.

  2. Enhancing sustainable development socially and economically.

  3. Environment protection.

The VGGT was created considering input from 1000 stakeholders from different countries across the world, and was supported by CFS (Committee on World Food Security) in May 2012 [3].




It is a set of 17 interlinked objectives prepared by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 and to be achieved by 2030 for securing a better future for everyone. The interlinked objectives are listed as follows:

  1. No Poverty

  2. Zero Hunger

  3. Good Health and Well-being

  4. Quality Education

  5. Gender Equality

  6. Clean Water and Sanitation

  7. Affordable and Clean Energy

  8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

  9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

  10. Reducing Inequality

  11. Sustainable Cities and Communities

  12. Responsible Consumption and Production

  13. Climate Action

  14. Life Below Water

  15. Life On Land

  16. Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

  17. Partnerships for the Goals

Every objective consists of 8 to 12 targets. Meanwhile, every target consists of 1 to 4 indicators. The purpose of designing these indicators is to monitor the progress of every target statistically [1].


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