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Jawed Kargar/dpa/picture alliance
19 August 2021

Valiosas reservas de ferro, cobre, lítio, cobalto e terras-raras são trunfo de fundamentalistas para futuras relações com outros países. China já mostra interesse.

O Talibã obteve um enorme trunfo financeiro e geopolítico para suas futuras relações com as maiores potências mundiais ao tomar o poder no Afeganistão, no domingo passado (15/08).

Event
Land and Poverty Conference
21 March 2022
Global
Organizers: 
World Bank Group

The 21st Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty “Institutions for Equity and Resilience” postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and will be tentatively scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C. on March 21–25, 2022.

News
Opondo entering with a bicycle in her muddy thatched house.
10 June 2021

Opondo Cathy, (not real name due to the sensitivity of the matter), has never owned even a small radio in her entire life. This is a clear indication that the villager may not be aware of critical developments in the country.

News
5 May 2021

(Investir au Cameroun) - Le 5 mai 2021, le Premier ministre (PM), Joseph Dion Ngute, a signé un décret annulant l’incorporation dans le domaine privé de l’État de plus de 66 000 hectares de terre dans le département de la Vallée du Ntem, dans la région du Sud du Cameroun.

Blog post
VPersonnel de SESDev en pleine campagne de sensibilisation auprès des communautés pendant le confinement dû à la COVID-19 dans le comté de Grand Kru, au Liberia. Photo : SESDev
Liberia

Aux quatre coins du monde, la pandémie de COVID-19 a généré toute sorte de difficultés inédites pour les organisations membres du réseau RRI et leurs communautés. Dans de nombreux cas, elle a aussi donné lieu à des  nouvelles possibilités d’autonomie pour les communautés locales. C’est l’une de ces opportunités qu’a saisi l’organisation Social Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development (SESDev), une ONG libérienne spécialisée dans les droits de gouvernance sur les ressources naturelles.

Blog post
Vietnam (credit: Thinh Hoang Hai)
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Vietnam
Southern Asia

The task of opening a large event is never easy. Within a short space of time, you need to set out a clear agenda, freshening the perspective of the viewer, and then clear the decks for discussion to move forwards rather than retread old ground. Following some introductory greetings from Jean-François Cuénod of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Micah Ingalls (Team Leader MRLG) took up the challenge.

Blog post
3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum: Forum Replay
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

Summaries and selected replays from the 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum are available below. Full replays of the plenary sessions will be posted shortly -- check back soon!

Event
3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021
26 May 2021
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam
Organizers: 
Mekong Region Land Governance
Land Portal Foundation
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Government of Luxembourg
Land Equity International
Groupe de Recherches et d'Echanges Technologiques
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Library Resource
L’enjeu de la sécurisation des droits fonciers dans le monde d’après

L’enjeu de la sécurisation des droits fonciers dans le monde d’après

Reports & Research
June, 2020
Africa, Americas, Asia, Oceania

COVID19 a gravement perturbé nos efforts communs visant à soutenir les luttes des utilisateurs locaux des terres et des communautés pour posséder, contrôler et gérer leurs terres et leurs ressources naturelles.

Blog post
Palm Oil Truck
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Sierra Leone
Asia
Eastern Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Global

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Nathaniah Jacobs, Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development, to hear more about the Advancing Land-based Investment Governance (ALIGN) project. The Navigator is positioned to be a valuable tool and resource for ALIGN stakeholders. 

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