Frequently Asked questions

An administrator can contribute an indicator by clicking on the “INDICATORS” button in the side menu of the Administration panel.

After clicking on the “INDICATORS” button, a menu consisting of two buttons will drop down as shown in the following figure.

Inorder to add a new indicator please click on the “New indicator” button from this menu.





Field name

Data type


Landvoc categories

Dropdown menu

Recommended

All data in NELGA LDH are classified using LandVoc 1.0 thesaurus. Though, all the data are organized into 3 main categories. The thematic boundaries of these categories are overlapping. These categories are:

  1. Access to land and tenure security

  2. Land policy and legalization

  3. Land use, management and investment

At least one of these categories has to be chosen from the Landvoc categories drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one category.

Landvoc theme(s)

Dropdown menu

Recommended

In order to reflect the land issues related to the current time, the content of NELGA LDH was categorized into 10 cross cutting themes. These 10 cross cutting themes are listed as follows:

  1. Forest Tenure

  2. Indigenous & Community Land Rights

  3. Land & Food Security

  4. Land & Gender

  5. Land Conflicts

  6. Land & Investments

  7. Land Stakeholders & Institutions

  8. Land, Climate change & Environment

  9. Rangelands, Drylands & Pastoralism

  10. Urban Tenure

At least one of these themes has to be chosen from the Landvoc theme(s) drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one theme.

Name

Short text

Required

The official name of the indicator.

Type

Drop down menu

Required

The administrator can choose one of the four types of indicators that NELGA LDH Adopts:

  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)


Provider

Drop down menu

Required

The organization that is in charge of this indicator. An administrator can choose the organization from this drop down list.

Measure

Drop down menu

Required

The measuring unit of the indicator.

Keywords

Drop down menu

Recommended

LandVoc thesaurus also provides a list of 280 concepts, commonly known in the web as “keywords” or “tags.” The main idea behind the LandVoc concepts is to specify what the content is about in detail to make it easy for users to search for a content in the portal using more specific information.

You can choose multiple keywords for the link.

Description

Text

Required

A brief description of the indicator.



After filling all these fields correctly, please click on submit. That will redirect you to the next step which is adding indicator values.

The indicator values change over time. In this regard, the administrator should choose the year of the indicator values they are planning to input from the “Select year” drop down menu.

Then You can input the indicator value for every country in the countries list shown in the previous figure. To do that, click on the edit indicator data button on the rightmost column of this table.

After clicking on that button, this window will show up to input the indicator value and a quick note about the value if needed.


You can contribute an article by clicking on the “ARTICLES” button in the side menu of the Administration panel.

After clicking on the “New article” button, a menu consisting of five buttons will drop down as shown in the following figure.

Inorder to add a new article please click on the “New article” button from this menu.

“Add landvoc article” page will open after clicking on the “New article” button as shown in the following figure.

In “Add landvoc article” page, you need to enter the following information to add an article:


Field name

Data type

Necessity

Landvoc categories

Dropdown menu

Recommended

All data in NELGA LDH are classified using LandVoc 1.0 thesaurus. Though, all the data are organized into 3 main categories. The thematic boundaries of these categories are overlapping. These categories are:

  1. Access to land and tenure security

  2. Land policy and legalization

  3. Land use, management and investment

At least one of these categories has to be chosen from the Landvoc categories drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one category.

Landvoc theme(s)

Short Text

Required

In order to reflect the land issues related to the current time, the content of NELGA LDH was categorized into 10 cross cutting themes. These 10 cross cutting themes are listed as follows:

  1. Forest Tenure

  2. Indigenous & Community Land Rights

  3. Land & Food Security

  4. Land & Gender

  5. Land Conflicts

  6. Land & Investments

  7. Land Stakeholders & Institutions

  8. Land, Climate change & Environment

  9. Rangelands, Drylands & Pastoralism

  10. Urban Tenure

At least one of these themes has to be chosen from the Landvoc theme(s) drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one theme.

Page title

Short text

Required

A meaningful title of the article context has to be inputted. 

Countries

Drop down menu

Recommended

The countries where this article talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one country.

Administrative unit

Drop down menu

Recommended

The administrative units where this article talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one Administrative unit related to this article.

Geographic area name

Drop down menu

Recommended

The Geographic area name where this article talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one geographic area related to this article.

Status

Radio button

Required

The publishing status of the article

If the chosen value is “Not Approved”, that means the new article will not be published until it gets approved by an admin.

Only an article with the “Approved” option chosen, will be chosen.


Only an administrator can determine if an article can be published or not.

Date of publication

Date

Required

The date when the article was first published.

Author(s)

Drop down menu

Recommended

The original author of the article.

Please note that if the original author of the article doesn’t exist in the drop down menu, You can add a new author by typing the new author’s name.

Please note that You can choose multiple authors of the article.

Source

Link

Recommended

A link of the original article source.

Language

Drop down menu

Recommended

The language of the article. Please note that you can add multiple languages in this field.

Home image page

Image

Recommended

It is recommended that the picture should be related to the article The picture dimensions is preferably to be 750px * 380px.

Page content

Text

Required

The content of the article.


You can contribute a link by clicking on the “LINKS” button in the side menu of the Administration panel.

After clicking on the “LINKS” button, a menu consisting of two buttons will drop down as shown in the following figure.

Inorder to add a new link please click on the “New link” button from this menu.



“Add link” page will open after clicking on the “New link” button as shown in the following figure.

In “Add link” page, you need to enter the following information to add a link:


Field name

Data type

Necessity

Link name

Short text

Required

A meaningful title of the link context has to be inputted. 

Landvoc categories

Dropdown menu

Recommended

All data in NELGA LDH are classified using LandVoc 1.0 thesaurus. Though, all the data are organized into 3 main categories. The thematic boundaries of these categories are overlapping. These categories are:

  1. Access to land and tenure security

  2. Land policy and legalization

  3. Land use, management and investment

At least one of these categories has to be chosen from the Landvoc categories drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one category.

Landvoc theme(s)

Short Text

Required

In order to reflect the land issues related to the current time, the content of NELGA LDH was categorized into 10 cross cutting themes. These 10 cross cutting themes are listed as follows:

  1. Forest Tenure

  2. Indigenous & Community Land Rights

  3. Land & Food Security

  4. Land & Gender

  5. Land Conflicts

  6. Land & Investments

  7. Land Stakeholders & Institutions

  8. Land, Climate change & Environment

  9. Rangelands, Drylands & Pastoralism

  10. Urban Tenure

At least one of these themes has to be chosen from the Landvoc theme(s) drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one theme.

Countries

Drop down menu

Recommended

The countries where this link talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one country.

Keywords

Drop down menu

Recommended

LandVoc thesaurus also provides a list of 280 concepts, commonly known in the web as “keywords” or “tags.” The main idea behind the LandVoc concepts is to specify what the content is about in detail to make it easy for users to search for a content in the portal using more specific information.

You can choose multiple keywords for the link.

Status

Radio button

Required

The publishing status of the link

If the chosen value is “unpublish”, that means the new link will not be published until it gets approved by an admin.

Only an article with the “Publish” option chosen, will be chosen.


Only an administrator can determine if a link can be published or not.

Date of publication

Date

Required

The date when the link was first published.

Description

Text

Required

The link content.



You can contribute a document by clicking on the “DOCUMENTS” button in the side menu of the Administration panel.

After clicking on the “DOCUMENTS” button, a menu consisting of two buttons will drop down as shown in the following figure.

Inorder to add a new document please click on the “New document” button from this menu.




“Add Document” page will open after clicking on the “New document” button as shown in the following figure.

In “Add Document” page, you need to enter the following information to add document:


Field name

Data type


Landvoc categories

Dropdown menu

Recommended

All data in NELGA LDH are classified using LandVoc 1.0 thesaurus. Though, all the data are organized into 3 main categories. The thematic boundaries of these categories are overlapping. These categories are:

  1. Access to land and tenure security

  2. Land policy and legalization

  3. Land use, management and investment

At least one of these categories has to be chosen from the Landvoc categories drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one category.

Landvoc theme(s)

Short Text

Required

In order to reflect the land issues related to the current time, the content of NELGA LDH was categorized into 10 cross cutting themes. These 10 cross cutting themes are listed as follows:

  1. Forest Tenure

  2. Indigenous & Community Land Rights

  3. Land & Food Security

  4. Land & Gender

  5. Land Conflicts

  6. Land & Investments

  7. Land Stakeholders & Institutions

  8. Land, Climate change & Environment

  9. Rangelands, Drylands & Pastoralism

  10. Urban Tenure

At least one of these themes has to be chosen from the Landvoc theme(s) drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one theme.

Document name

Short text

Required

The official document title.

Countries

Drop down menu

Recommended

The countries where this document talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one country.

Administrative unit

Drop down menu

Recommended

The administrative units where this document talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one Administrative unit related to this article.

Geographic area name

Drop down menu

Recommended

The Geographic area name where this document talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one geographic area related to this article.

Status

Radio button

Required

The publishing status of the document

If the chosen value is “unpublish”, that means the new document will not be published until it gets approved by an admin.

Only a document with the “Publish” option chosen, will be chosen.


Only an administrator can determine if a document can be published or not.

Date of publication

Date

Required

The date when the document was published.

Date of edition

Date

Recommended

The date when this edition of the document was published.

Document Author(s)

Drop down menu

Recommended

The original author of the document.

Please note that if the original author of the document doesn’t exist in the drop down menu, You can add a new author by typing the new author’s name.

Please note that You can choose multiple authors of the document.

Description

Text

Required

A brief description of the article.

You can contribute a document by clicking on the “DOCUMENTS” button in the side menu of the Administration panel.

After clicking on the “DOCUMENTS” button, a menu consisting of two buttons will drop down as shown in the following figure.

Inorder to add a new document please click on the “New document” button from this menu.




“Add Document” page will open after clicking on the “New document” button as shown in the following figure.

In “Add Document” page, you need to enter the following information to add document:


Field name

Data type


Landvoc categories

Dropdown menu

Recommended

All data in NELGA LDH are classified using LandVoc 1.0 thesaurus. Though, all the data are organized into 3 main categories. The thematic boundaries of these categories are overlapping. These categories are:

  1. Access to land and tenure security

  2. Land policy and legalization

  3. Land use, management and investment

At least one of these categories has to be chosen from the Landvoc categories drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one category.

Landvoc theme(s)

Short Text

Required

In order to reflect the land issues related to the current time, the content of NELGA LDH was categorized into 10 cross cutting themes. These 10 cross cutting themes are listed as follows:

  1. Forest Tenure

  2. Indigenous & Community Land Rights

  3. Land & Food Security

  4. Land & Gender

  5. Land Conflicts

  6. Land & Investments

  7. Land Stakeholders & Institutions

  8. Land, Climate change & Environment

  9. Rangelands, Drylands & Pastoralism

  10. Urban Tenure

At least one of these themes has to be chosen from the Landvoc theme(s) drop down menu.

Please note that you can choose more than one theme.

Document name

Short text

Required

The official document title.

Countries

Drop down menu

Recommended

The countries where this document talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one country.

Administrative unit

Drop down menu

Recommended

The administrative units where this document talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one Administrative unit related to this article.

Geographic area name

Drop down menu

Recommended

The Geographic area name where this document talks about. Please note that you can choose more than one geographic area related to this article.

Status

Radio button

Required

The publishing status of the document

If the chosen value is “unpublish”, that means the new document will not be published until it gets approved by an admin.

Only a document with the “Publish” option chosen, will be chosen.


Only an administrator can determine if a document can be published or not.

Date of publication

Date

Required

The date when the document was published.

Date of edition

Date

Recommended

The date when this edition of the document was published.

Document Author(s)

Drop down menu

Recommended

The original author of the document.

Please note that if the original author of the document doesn’t exist in the drop down menu, You can add a new author by typing the new author’s name.

Please note that You can choose multiple authors of the document.

Description

Text

Required

A brief description of the article.

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