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Peatland on fire again as burning season starts in Indonesia
16 March 2021
Indonesia
  • Indonesia’s annual fire season has started again, with hotspots detected in 10 provinces.
  • Some of the fires have been detected in protected areas with large swaths of peatland.
  • The government says it’s preparing to carry out cloud seeding to induce rainfall in affected areas.
Uzbek Farmers Unhappy With President's Order Giving Land To Jobless Youth
14 March 2021
Uzbekistan


Main photo: Farmers complain that not only will they lose income without compensation, but they even have to pay taxes on the land they are forced to give away.

Credit: UN Women/Yihui Yuan.
8 March 2021
Global

This year’s theme for the International Day,"Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world", celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

8 March 2021
Global

In honor of International Open Data Day, having taken place on March 6th, we would like to invite you to submit your data story to the Land Portal.  Read more below!

 

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5 March 2021
Palestine

Palestinian farmers in the West Bank mainly engage in low intensity agriculture. Despite great agricultural potential, the prospect of losing access to the land impacts negatively on the willingness of farmers to invest in sustainable agricultural intensification.

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