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10 November 2020 to 24 November 2020
Global

NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) has opened registration for a new open, online webinar series: Satellite Remote Sensing for Urban Heat Islands.

How to Report  On SDG Land Targets in 2021:  Introductory Session for Civil Society Organizations
28 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

All the UN member states have committed to achieve the Sustainable Development Targets by 2030. However, there is a clear gap between what is being committed and the delivery of the commitments. For example, in 2020 National Voluntary Reports only seven countries reported on specific land targets. No country reported on the all three key land targets.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
International Land Coalition
How to Report  On SDG Land Targets in 2021:  Introductory Session for Government Partners
26 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

All the UN member states have committed to achieve the Sustainable Development Targets by 2030. However, there is a clear gap between what is being committed and the delivery of the commitments. For example, in 2020 National Voluntary Reports only seven countries reported on specific land targets. No country reported on the all three key land targets.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
International Land Coalition
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making
22 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
South Africa
Global

 

The spread of COVID-19 in South Africa and other countries in the region has again brought to the fore the fact that very dense, under-serviced, mostly informal, settlements are not healthy places to live. They are also places where the spread of a disease is difficult to prevent or manage. 

Organizers: 
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Land Portal Foundation
BUILDING BACK BETTER: CONFRONTING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON LAND TENURE, FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION
13 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

Partners Event on coordinating a Covid-19 response while monitoring the effect on governance of tenure and determining how to build back better

 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Welthungerhilfe
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
International Land Coalition
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
13 October 2020 to 15 October 2020

Location

Online
XX
Global

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will organize a High-Level Virtual Special Event on Food Security and Nutrition, 13 - 15 October 2020. The session, in lieu of CFS 47 which has been rescheduled to 8 - 12 February 2021 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, will seek to keep food security and nutrition front and centre on the global sustainable development agenda.

Organizers: 
FAO, Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
12 October 2020 to 21 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

FAO produces and synthesizes a wealth of information data across all the sectors to help eradicate poverty, eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition, make agriculture, forestry and fisheries more productive and sustainable, reduce rural poverty, enable inclusive and efficient agricultural and food systems, and increase the resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises. These information and data are in text, statistical, graphic and map formats that are accessible through a wide number of FAO Knowledge Platforms.

Organizers: 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Land Portal Foundation
The State of Land Information in South Africa
1 October 2020

Location

Online
South Africa
ZA
Southern Africa
South Africa

 

Organizers: 
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Land Portal Foundation
28 September 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

La ILC ALC organiza del 13 al 16 de octubre el XI Foro de la Tierra ALC “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la Gobernanza de la Tierra”.

Dublic core metadata initiative
23 September 2020

Location

Online
XX
Global

Challenges finding information in food and agriculture on the Web: what can we do better?

Wednesday, 23 September
(2020-09-23)
15:00 - 16:30 UTC

Panelists will be from FAO, CGIAR, Land Portal Foundation, USDA and Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
International Food Policy Research Institute

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