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18 February 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo

In their quest to bolster economies battered by the pandemic, governments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and elsewhere have set aside social and environmental safeguards in favor of destructive development projects that are harming Indigenous communities and the forests they care for, according to a report released today by Forest Peoples Programme.

Bokeo Tea Farmer
17 February 2021
South-Eastern Asia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam
Southern Asia

MRLG is hiring a Communications and Event Management for Specialist for the Mekong Region Land Forum 2021.

In Afghanistan’s Pashtun Heartland, Tribal Rule Supersedes State Law
15 February 2021
Afghanistan


(Main photo: A tribal jirga in the southeastern Afghan province of Khost)

Mohammad Ayaz lost two family members last summer in a clash with a rival family over an irrigation channel in southeastern Afghanistan.


FAO
12 February 2021
Africa
Global

The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) is launching the evaluation of the second phase of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) Umbrella Programme, which will end in June 2021.

 

They are currently looking for potential candidates to compose the evaluation team with experience in the following areas:

Open Data Services
10 February 2021
Global

1,60,566 individuals, organisations grabbed 2.57 lakh acres of forest land
7 February 2021
Bangladesh

A total of 1,60,566 individuals and organisations have grabbed 2.57 lakh acres of forest land across the country. 

Of the total forest land, 1.38 lakh acres are reserved forest area -- grabbed by 88,215 persons and organisations. 

5 February 2021
Global

Representatives from Lantmäteriet, the Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority, and Cadasta Foundation shared experiences from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-funded Advanced International Training Programme for Applied Land Governance.

Land Perspectives: People, Tenure, Planning, Tools, Space, and Health
5 February 2021
Global

Good land administration helps to secure property tenures. It also protects the land rights of people (including individuals, communities, and the state) through good governance principles and practices.

Twinning arrangements for exchange of knowledge, experiences and networking in land governance
4 February 2021
Northern Africa
Egypt
Libya
Morocco
Tunisia
Jordan
Lebanon
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Syrian Arab Republic
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Global

The Arab Land Initiative, facilitated by the Global Land Tool Network and UN-Habitat, is launching a call for proposals to solicit the interest from organisations working in the Arab region to the twinning arrangement initiative.

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