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Open & upcoming

Making Rangelands More Secure
Coming soon
29 January 2018 to 9 February 2018
Facilitators: 
Fiona Flintan
Pablo Manzano Baena
Jaukazin Gorkii
Partners: 
International Land Coalition
Land Portal
ILC Rangelands Initiative
Africa
Asia
Global

Land and resource loss, and change and fragmentation in the rangelands have increased dramatically in recent years due to both ‘external’ and ‘internal’ influences, including a lack of recognition of land- and resource-ownership rights, poor land-use planning, and privatization processes.

Join the dialogue: Customary Land Rights in Zambia
Open
15 January 2018 to 6 February 2018
Facilitators: 
Andrew Chilombo
mattsommerville
Partners: 
USAID
Land Portal
Zambia
Global

USAID’s Tenure and Global Climate Change Program and Land Portal Foundation will co-facilitate facilitate a dialogue on experiences of documenting household and community-level customary rights in Zambia. The dialogue will bring together the perspectives of government, traditional leaders, practitioners, civil society, and academics to consider how customary land documentation can contribute to national development goals and increased service delivery in rural and peri-urban areas.

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Closed
2 November 2017 to 15 November 2017
Facilitators: 
LorenzoCotula
Global

The 5th UK Land Forum meeting discussed approaches and tools, and practical experience in legal empowerment. It  also provided updates on recent activities of Forum members, including DFID.  

The purpose of the Forum was to provide a focus for debate, information and lesson sharing amongst UK stakeholders to inform DFID and wider UK policy and programming for strengthening of land governance and land rights protection.

Women's Land Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Closed
30 October 2017 to 10 November 2017
Facilitators: 
Sejal Dave
Pranab Choudhury
India
Global

This online discussion aims to facilitate inclusive exchange of opinion and information on the state of land rights of women in India, the legal, institutional framework and socio-cultural factors affecting women’s equitable land tenure rights, good practices/innovations around women’s land tenure rights by Government/NGO and challenges and opportunities towards realization of  gender equitable land tenure by 2030.  It will analyze the status of data availability and accessibility around women land rights in India with available information from different sources along with an assessment of

Closed
22 September 2017 to 1 October 2017
Facilitators: 
Fiona Flintan
Babatunde Ajao
Kenya
Tanzania
Nigeria

The PROCASUR Corporation in Africa in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have partnered with the International Land Coalition, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the Land Portal Foundation and Resource Conflict Institute (RECONCILE) to present the Learning Initiative: Innovative practices and tools to reduce land use conflicts between farmers and livestock keepers, taking place in Kenya and Tanzania, between the 22nd September and 1st October 2017 under the framework of the PROCASUR-IFAD Programme “Strengthening Capacities and tools

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