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29 July 2020

Edo State High court in Benin City, has commenced the hearing of a suit filled against the Iyatsere of Warri kingdom, Chief Johnson Atseleghe, seeking to stop him from parading himself as the traditional ruler of Ologbo dukedom and from selling lands that belongs to the dukedom.

Will Cambodia’s Shift in Focus to Small-Scale Farming Work?
29 July 2020

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Is the COVID-motivated shift enough to support all the laid-off garment industry workers? Who will really benefit?

Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year
29 July 2020

Global Witness campaigners warn of risk of further killings during Covid-19 lockdowns

28 July 2020

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction on Tuesday said 550 officials in inter-ministerial groups are set to implement a land registration plan in Mondulkiri province.

28 July 2020
Democratic Republic of the Congo
South Africa
Sri Lanka

The second round of LAND-at-scale resulted in 24 ideas submitted by 19 Dutch embassies. The LAND-at-scale Committee selected 6 most promising ideas to develop further. 

27 July 2020

A research report released by four civil society organisations on Monday warns that development in the Boeung Tompun lake puts 1.2 million Phnom Penh residents, or half the city’s population, in danger of floods.

26 July 2020

Siem Reap provincial administration director Sok Thol said on Sunday that provincial authorities were preparing a working group to update veterans’ social land concessions in Khnar Sandai and Khun Ream communes in Banteay Srei district.

24 July 2020

Parliament has passed the Land Bill – a formal legal regime to guide and regulate land acquisition and usage in the country.

The Land Bill, 2019, which was passed on Thursday July 23, 2020, seeks to consolidate reforms made so far in Ghana’s land sector following the implementation of the National Land Policy (NLP) in 1999.

Land a Wife: Indonesian man says buyer of his property can marry his sister-in-law
23 July 2020

An Indonesian man is seeking someone to buy his plot of land and marry his sister-in-law, in what has become another viral real estate ad in the country to be bundled with a marriage deal.

In the ad, which was posted on Facebook on Tuesday, the land owner, Aris Sofiyanto, wrote the following:

22 July 2020
Papua New Guinea

Settlers at 9-Mile quarry celebrated in style and colour after receiving their long awaited land titles from Prime Minister James Marape and National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop yesterday. However, this did not go down well with more 200 families who had lost their land to an access road into the quarry.

21 July 2020

The Lagos State government says it has set up drop box facility at the Land Registry in its Lands Bureau to ensure unhindered land title documentation in this dire period of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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