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Land Rights for Sustainable Development - The Role of Data

16 January 2024
European Commission
Brussels
Belgium

Having secure land tenure, ensuring people's confidence in accessing, controlling and utilizing their land, is crucial for promoting sustainable land management practices. It also plays a key role in building resilience against the impacts of climate change, including extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and increased desertification due to higher temperatures.

International Land Coalition
Land Portal Foundation
Land Matrix
Prindex

Responsible Scaling of Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration: Balancing Tech & Governance Challenges

27 September 2023

Join us for a thought-provoking webinar that explores the challenges and future directions to scale Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration (FFPLA) based on on-the-ground experiences. FFPLA approaches are broadly recognized and applauded for being more affordable, faster and flexible (in terms of spatial identification) than conventional land administration methods.  

Land Portal Foundation
Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency
Kadaster International

The State of Land Data: Transforming Africa Into a Powerhouse of the Future

21 June 2023

This webinar aimed to build the capacity of researchers and practitioners across Africa to better understand sustainable approaches to land data governance. The webinar highlighted the importance of good land data governance for improving property rights and enabling more efficient government services.

Land Portal Foundation
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa

Introducing the State of Land Information Index

03 May 2023

This side event will serve to introduce the Land Portal’s State of Land Information Index (SOLIndex), which measures openness of land data at the country and global level. The aim of this index is to make land-related findings more actionable and to complement existing land governance monitoring systems, such as tools developed by GLTN. The SOLIndex provides an overall indicator that assesses the openness of land data and information at global and country levels. The SOLIndex can be used as a diagnostic and advocacy tool for making land data more open and inclusive in support of good land governance.

This side event will explore the range of indicators that constitute the index, explore strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the collection of these indicators in an effort to obtain and incorporate feedback from GLTN Partners into the process of validating the indicator.

Land Portal Foundation

Land tenure security revisited: Do we know what we need to know?

14 December 2022

Strengthening security of tenure is considered a key outcome of the LAND-at-scale program as a pre-condition to improved livelihoods, resilience, and sustainable resource use. LAND-at-scale interventions employ a range of tools to achieve tenure security, in particular land mapping and registration. Despite the popularity of such interventions, the assumptions underpinning the impact pathways from registration to tenure security and derived outcomes such as improved livelihoods are not always built on a solid evidence base. 

Land Portal Foundation
LANDac
Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency

FIG Working Week 2023

28 May 2023 - 01 June 2023
Orlando
United States

When our global community unites, the energy is unstoppable. That’s why FIG and the local organisers, NSPS, are thrilled to invite you for the FIG Working Week 2023. Look forward to an exciting week-long conference that brings the international community of surveying and spatial professionals together to experience a mix of interesting technical sessions and workshops, a trade exhibition and a variety of side events and social functions. 

International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

Summer School on Land Governance and Development

20 June 2022 - 25 June 2022
Azim Premji University Campus
Bangalore
India

The Summer School on “Land Governance and Development” jointly organised by the School of Public Policy and Governance of Azim Premji University, Bangalore and NRMC-Center for Land Governance (An Intellecap Subsidiary),  will take place in Bhubaneshwar from 20-25 June 2022 at the Azim Premji University Campus, Bangalore.

NRMC
Azim Premji University

FIG Congress 2022

11 September 2022 - 15 September 2022
Warsaw
Poland

It is a real honour to host the FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw, Poland. The Conference will be held 11-15 September 2022 in Warsaw, Poland at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Warsaw.

International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

The Digitization of Land Records: A Panacea for Land Conflicts?

07 July 2021
Online

Access to land is a critical factor for economic growth and poverty reduction.  For government, industry, and citizens to be able to use this asset effectively and to minimize land conflicts, it is important to have access to reliable land and property records.

National Council of Applied Economic Research
NRMC
Land Portal Foundation
Cadasta Foundation
Land Conflict Watch