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27 March 2020
Global

One of the biggest challenges we face as a land community is the way in which we share information about our respective work and projects.  We currently lack one key virtual and accessible online space to document land related projects worldwide, so that we may get an overview of what is happening and build on, instead of duplicate initiatives.  The goal is complementarity and collaboration, in

26 March 2020
South Africa

Uncovering South Africa's land information ecosystem

23 March 2020
South America
Paraguay

The preservation of indigenous peoples’ territories in Paraguay has a vital role in maintaining spiritual, cultural, and communal well­being. Despite this important reality, many indigenous communities’ bonds with their land have been shattered.

africa agriculture investment
18 March 2020
Africa
Global

The nature  and scale of investments in land in developing countries has divided opinion  many contexts, especially where local people depend on access to land for agriculture.

CLOSING SOON: Has GODAN influenced how you use and share open data?
17 March 2020
Global

The Institute of Development Studies is gathering short stories that capture the diverse experiences of those who have interacted with the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Programme (GODAN) and GODAN Action.

16 March 2020
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia

It has been more than a decade since 64-year old Khorn Khorn lost three hectares of land to a close ally of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

PHNOM PENH — 

16 March 2020
Europe

As all eyes, hearts and minds focus on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) garnered attention on Tuesday when a new UN report revealed that only ten countries in the European region have levels of air pollution below the World Health Organization (WHO) recomme

13 March 2020
Africa
Namibia

One of the many recommendations made by President Hage Geingob’s High-Level Panel on the Namibian Economy (HLPE) is that Namibia implements its comprehensive national policy on climate change released in 2011. 

12 March 2020
Global

A study by the Global Mechanism of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has examined how SDG target 15.3 on achieving a land degradation neutral world contributes to the strategic objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The study identifies several layers of convergence between the two Conventions.

12 March 2020
South America
Peru
  • Indigenous communities and human rights NGOs contend that Pluspetrol violated a set of business standards issued by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
11 March 2020
Sierra Leone

Residents of Rutile say they lack basic electricity and good roads. The absence of those amenities in Rutile have affected the lives of thousands of people and a host of small and medium enterprises.

11 March 2020
Sierra Leone

The Minister of Environment Professor Foday Moriba Jaward, has disclosed to Head of Ministries Departments and Agencies ( MDA)that deforestation is a serious threat to water supply in Sierra Leone.

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