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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.

Global Data Barometer
4 March 2021
Global

We are pleased to announce the opening of a public consultation on a land governance module as part of the Global Data Barometer.

Why Women Farmers Deserve the Right to Identity
4 March 2021
Global
Africa regional Coordinator
4 March 2021
Africa

 The Africa Region Director (ARD), Africa provides leadership for all of Landesa’s work in Africa and is part of a broader team developing and overseeing Landesa’s work globally. The ARD provides technical and managerial leadership, direction, and coordination of program staff to ensure the effective achievement of Landesa’s regional program objectives.

4 March 2021
India

Documented as part of the World Bank study Land Policy Reform for Agricultural Transformation in India by NRMC Centre for Land Governance, this series of case studies analyzes recent interventions by government and non-government organizations to secure land tenure rights for poor farmers—especially the landless, tenants and women, resulting in increased access to agricultural land, ma

Tree planting to revitalise Badas forest
26 February 2021
Brunei Darussalam

A tree planting ceremony was held along a stretch of road leading to Badas Dam as part of the Badas Tree Planting 2021 project yesterday.

Pakistan-Afghanistan border fence, a step in the right direction
25 February 2021
Afghanistan

The border barrier will decrease the number of cross-border attacks, but more needs to be done to secure the region.

23 February 2021
Africa

The African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences (AJLP & GS) publishes research articles in Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences thematic areas. The main intention of encouraging innovation, promoting the exchange of knowledge and scientific outcomes, released its first issue in May 2018.

Brunei: Forgery lands government clerk behind bars
22 February 2021
Brunei Darussalam

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Feb 22 (Birbeo Bulletin/ANN): A government clerk was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment by the Intermediate Court on Saturday (Feb 20), for forging Department of Electrical Services’ (DES) documents.

World's tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19
18 February 2021
Global

Threats against indigenous people and rainforests have risen during the coronavirus pandemic as governments have rolled back social and environmental safeguards to boost economic growth, land rights activists said on Thursday.

18 February 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
Indonesia

PARIS (AFP) — Governments worldwide are using the Covid-19 pandemic to push through destructive development projects and roll back protections of indigenous groups, according to a global report on deforestation and rule of la

Nahua hunters in the Peruvian Amazon. Indigenous peoples safeguard 80% of the world’s remaining biodiversity.
18 February 2021
Global

Increasing land grabs endangering forest communities and wildlife as governments expand mining and agriculture to combat economic impact of Covid

 

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