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The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
12 September 2019

Location

Online
XX
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Webinar: Realizing women’s land rights in Africa
28 February 2019

Location

Online
Kenya
KE
Africa
Kenya
Mozambique
Senegal
Global

In October 2016, women farmers from 22 countries across Africa climbed the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to claim women’s rights for access to and control over land and natural resources.

Organizations: 
LANDac
Acção Académica Para O Desenvolvimento Das Comunidades Rurai
Both ENDS
Oxfam International
Land Portal Foundation
GROOTS Kenya
ENDA Pronat
Fórum Mulher
ActionAid
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25 November 2019 to 29 November 2019

Location

Abidjan
Ivory Coast
CI
Africa

Winning the fight against Corruption in the Land Sector: Sustainable Pathway for Africa’s Transformation

The 3rd edition of the Conference on Land Policy in Africa will be organised by the African Land Policy Centre which is a joint initiative of the African Union Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the African Development Bank.   The Conference is a policy and learning event whose goal is to deepen capacity for land policy in Africa through improved access to knowledge and information on land policy development and implementation.  This Conference follows the second Conference held in November 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that was attended by close to 450 participants. 

Organizations: 
Land Policy Initiative
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Indigenous Water Rights
12 September 2018

Location

James A. Harmon Conference Center
10 G Street NE, Suite 800
20002 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States
District Of Columbia US
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

This event focuses on the challenges Indigenous Peoples and communities face in acquiring legal rights to their land, the loopholes companies can often take, and ways countries can simplify complex procedures.

Organizations: 
World Resources Institute
Cabbage plantation areas on the slope of mount Gede Pangrango Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.   Photo by Ricky Martin/CIFOR
11 October 2017

Location

Lebanon Room
FAO Headquarters
Rome
Italy
IT
Africa

DFID's Land: Enhancing Governance for Economic Development (LEGEND) programme is promoting learning and innovation through 7 CSO-private sector partnerships in diverse agri-regions in 5 African countries; USAID and others are supporting similar initiatives. This side event will share and discuss early insights from these pilots and explore what can be achieved through these approaches: 

State of Support for Open Data in Land Governance
6 November 2019

Location

Online
XX
Africa
Global

"Where are the opportunities to take forward an ambitious transparency, anti-corruption and open data agenda in the land sector?"

Join us for a Webinar, co-hosted by GIZ, the Land Portal Foundation, Omidyar Network, Open Data Charter and Open Data for Development (OD4D) network, exploring routes to realize the potential of open data as a tool for anti-corruption in the land sector. 

Organizations: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Land Portal Foundation
Open Data for Development
Omidyar Network
International Development Research Centre
Securing Rights to Secure Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change
22 September 2019

Location

Room: Pershing Hub
101 Park Ave
10178 New York , New York
United States
New York US
Africa
Kenya
Latin America and the Caribbean
Peru
Asia
Indonesia
Global

Organizations: 
Rights and Resources Initiative
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22 October 2019 to 24 October 2019

Location

Accra
Ghana
GH
Africa

Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to geospatial, open data, ICTs and Internet in Africa. AGDIC informs and inspires those with policy-making powers across sectors in Africa to discuss, exchange information and share good practices with each other.

Organizations: 
African Open Data and Internet Research Foundation
GODAN
Global Landscapes Forum Accra 2019 (GLF Accra)
29 October 2019 to 30 October 2019

Location

Accra
Ghana
GH
Africa

GLF Accra 2019 is where you will want to be to meet the people making a difference through successful forest and landscape restoration work on the ground in Africa.

Organizations: 
Global Landscapes Forum
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21 June 2019

Location

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Headquarters Rome
Italy
IT
Africa

Agriculture, our future - promoting sustainable regional agricultural value chains

Organizations: 
African Union
European Commission
cape town World Economic Forum on Africa
4 September 2019 to 6 September 2019

Location

Cape Town
South Africa
ZA
Africa

Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

With elections taking place in more than 20 African countries in 2019, the world’s youngest continent is facing a new era. While significant progress has been made on the political and economic front, the continent continues to face significant challenges.

Organizations: 
World Economic Forum
Second edition of the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for African Countries
26 August 2019 to 30 August 2019

Location

Singapore
SG
Africa

The 5-day long urban governance programme seeks to strengthen the capacity of decision-makers in the area of urban management and planning for sustainable urbanization, and develop skills and know-how in local finance, housing, urban planning and land management, mobility and urban sustainability.  

Organizations: 
United Nations Human Settlements Programme

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