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Fann Mountains, photo by Irna Hofman (all rights reserved)
3 Diciembre 2021
Authors: 
Paul Prettitore
Global

Land tenure—the formal and informal relationship individuals and groups form with land—effectively determines who uses what land under which conditions. Tenure security is important to promote rural resilience and climate change adaptationbuild endowments of assets, and provide adequate housing. But land tenure security is not static.

The Global Land Rush, Revisited
2 Diciembre 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Lorenzo Cotula
Global

When the US housing bubble burst in late 2008, it dragged major banks into liquidation and destabilised financial systems worldwide. A long, era-defining recession ensued, ushering bank bailouts, currency crises and austerity measures. Meanwhile, China’s skyrocketing industrial production was shifting global economic power.

Fonte: FIDA
22 Noviembre 2021
Global

Indigenous peoples and local communities are included in the final version of the 26th session of the UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26)’s decision text, a definite success compared to previous years. Direct financing for these groups has also been celebrated as a key success at COP26. However, how much progress was actually made, and which groups were kept on the side-lines? Many challenges still remain, and there is more to be done to include farmers’ voices in key discussions and decision-making.

19 Noviembre 2021
Global

The Land Portal, Global Data Barometer, and Open Data Charter are working together at the nexus of open data and land governance. This blog shares how we are bringing our complementary expertise and passions for more open and transparent land data systems. 

The problem

17 Noviembre 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Charl-Thom Bayer
India
Global

ClimateChange3
16 Noviembre 2021
Authors: 
Anna Locke
Ms. Lizzie Tan
Global

Prindex Co-Director Anna Locke and Researcher Lizzy Tan break down the summit’s final text after their time on the ground at COP26.

The mood is mixed coming out of Glasgow. There’s relief that the world didn’t step back from the 1.5°C goal and that rich countries will provide more climate finance. There’s delight that the check-ins on progress will now happen every year. There’s resigned acceptance that the coal phase out was phrased down to make it into the final text.

But there’s real frustration and fear as well.

12 Noviembre 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Jeremy Gaunt
Global

The next Land Dialogues webinar will assess the outcome. 

Whether or not governments agreed enough to slow global warming at the COP26 meeting in Glasgow is up for debate. But Indigenous Peoples, at least, did not come away empty-handed: their views were listened to and, in some cases, appear to have been taken into consideration.

CanvaPro
9 Noviembre 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Vitor Bukvar Fernandes
Global

Desde o começo da década passada, a discussão e desenvolvimento em torno dos dados abertos (open data) cresceu e aumentou rapidamente em escala. Este tópico pode ser situado dentro de discussões mais abrangentes como a “revolução industrial 4.0”, direito à informação, prevenção da corrupção, transparência e governo digital - cada uma com suas peculiaridades.

5 Noviembre 2021
Global

Vers des infrastructures de données foncières plus inclusives : Le travail du Land Portal

 

La Minga Indígena reclama sus derechos en la COP26
5 Noviembre 2021
Global

 

Por: QUERALT CASTILLO CEREZUELA (GLASGOW)

 

"Que nos devuelvan nuestras aguas", pide Mariela Tejerina, una de las representantes de la Minga Indígena en la COP26. Allí reclaman la autonomía de los pueblos originarios, ser escuchados y que se respete el derecho internacional.

5 Noviembre 2021
Global

Towards more inclusive land data infrastructures: The work of the Land Portal

The Land Portal Foundation is Global Data Barometer’s (GDB) partner, which provided key input and support to develop the land module. The Land Portal works to develop an open land data ecosystem to improve decision making and policy through making land data and information more accessible and available.

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