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property law

Synonyms: 
property regulation

Property law is the generic term within which falls the legal framework dealing with property, its use, ownership, regulation and disposition. As such, property law applies both to real property and personal property, and is distinguished from land law which applies only to real property.

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16 March 2020 to 20 March 2020

Location

World Bank
1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433
20433 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States
District Of Columbia US
Global

Welcome to the 21st Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty! This year’s conference theme will be: Institutions for Equity & Resilience.

Organizations: 
World Bank Group
Challenges and Opportunities of Community Land Dispensation in Kenya
2 May 2019

Location

Online
Kenya
KE
Kenya

The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands and has provisions for management and administration of the land by the communities themselves. However, implementation of the act has been slower than anticipated. This is despite the current heightened investment interests in community lands for mega development projects.

Organizations: 
European Commission
Government of Kenya
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Land Portal Foundation
Webinar: The Gender Imperatives of Land Reform in Kenya
23 April 2019

Location

Online
Kenya
KE
Kenya

Land reforms in Kenya over the past decade provide for women’s land rights, yet women have not benefited from these reforms. The constitutional provisions promoting gender equity and equality have not been implemented.

Organizations: 
European Union
Government of Kenya
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Land Portal Foundation
Tackling Gender Based Violence Through Legal Empowerment
16 April 2019

Location

Online
United States
US
Nigeria
Guatemala
India

Worldwide an estimated one in three women has experienced physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime, while one in five women has been sexually abused as a child. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a profound global crisis, one which our movement is working to tackle head on.

Organizations: 
Namati
Baiga_women_attend_meeting_in_Niwas_Khar,_India
22 February 2019

Location

Online
India
IN
India

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
NRMC
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Working Group for Women and Land Ownership
This Land Documentary Image
7 February 2019

Location

Pieter de la Courtgebouw / Faculty of Social Sciences, Room 5A-42
, Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Netherlands
NL
South Africa

​The Land & Accountability Research Centre (LARC) at the University of Cape Town commissioned the vivid documentary film This Land as a way for rural people to bring the untold story of their struggle for rights and accountability on communal land into urban forums of legislative, political and corporate decision-making.

Organizations: 
African Studies Centre Leiden
Land and Accountability Research Centre
The Year of Justice
16 January 2019

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

As 2018 came to a close, Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary named “justice” their Word of the Year. It was a top search throughout 2018, and for good reason. Justice remains out of reach for billions of people worldwide.

We have a chance to change that in 2019. That’s why we’re naming this the Year of Justice. 

Organizations: 
Namati
Future of Property Rights
5 December 2018

Location

New America
740 15th St NW #900
20005 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States
District Of Columbia US
Global

The rapidly improving accuracy of satellite navigation in mobile devices can help to democratize land surveying throughout the developing world. How can field practitioners best utilize this tech to implement community mapping initiatives and formalize property rights?

Organizations: 
New America
25 June 2018

Location

Online
United States
US
Morocco
Tanzania
Zimbabwe
Global

The Land Portal Foundation, Mokoro Ltd and Transparency International co-hosted an interactive webinar on sextortion in land governance and its implications on June 25th, 2018. The webinar featured an interactive discussion among expert panelists.

Organizations: 
Transparency International
Mokoro
Land Portal Foundation
1 December 2017

Location

Indufor
740 15th St NW #900
20005 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States
District Of Columbia US
Global
In developing countries, it is almost impossible to determine fair values for rural land. That’s because traditional valuation approaches – like the comparable sales method – don’t work in thin markets, and don’t take into account environmental, social, and cultural value that communities place on their land.
 
26 April 2017

Location

Overseas Development Institute
203 Blackfriars Road
SE1 8NJ London
United Kingdom
GB
United Kingdom

The fourth UK Land Policy Forum will take place at the Overseas Development Institute on 26 April, 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

 

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Organizations

Systemwide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi)

The Systemwide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi) is one of several inter-center initiatives of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)created to foster research and promote collaboration on institutional aspects of natural resource management between CGIAR research centers, national agricultural research institutions, and other sources.  Its Secretariat is hosted by the Environment and Production Technology Division of the International Foo

To analyze and find solutions to all problems related to the real property valuation profession;To analyze and find solutions to all problems related to the conduct of real property valuers;To exchange information related to the real property valuation profession;To promote the real property valuation profession in Rwanda;To prepare regulations and guidelines governing the real property valuation profession;To prepare real property valuation standards;To represent the interest of, and advocate for real property valuers in Rwanda and abroad.

KcK addresses the problem of governments in East Africa not respecting their constitutions, which leads to gross human rights violations, marginalisation, oppression, civil strife and coups. As a think tank, KcK provides critical and up to date information to East Africans on constitutionalism, good governance and democratic development.

New America

Since 1999, New America has nurtured a new generation of policy experts and public intellectuals. Today we are a community of innovative problem-solvers, combining our core expertise in researching, reporting and analysis with new areas of coding, data science, and human-centered design to experiment and innovate nationally and globally. We prize our intellectual and ideological independence and our diversity, seeking to do our best work and to reflect the America we are becoming.

 

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PRS Legislative Research (PRS) seeks to strengthen the legislative process by making it better informed, more transparent and participatory. Through its work, PRS seeks: 

Resource Equity works to advance women’s rights to land and natural resources in order to promote women’s economic and social empowerment, and to reduce poverty while promoting lasting and equitable global development.

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