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13 May 2024
On the opening day of the World Bank’s 2024 Land Conference, organizations of small-scale food producers, Indigenous Peoples, workers, grassroots communities, and civil society denounce the World Bank as a major actor of land grabbing and ecosystem destruction. They call for effective measures to
20 March 2024
Stand for Her Land (S4HL), the global campaign building a movement for millions of women to realize the transformative power of gender-equitable rights to land, housing, territory, property, and natural resources, is excited to announce new partnerships with International Senior Lawyers Project (
9 October 2023
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Netherlands embassy in Bagdad (EKN) and the Netherlands Enterprise and Development Agency (RVO) are delighted to announce a LAND-at-scale project in Iraq. Over the coming three years, the project will work to initiate policy dialogue
3 April 2023
Ian Scoones reviews land reform related resettlement schemes which formed part of the post-Independence land reform efforts from 1980 to 2000. These initiatives had phases,reflecting the wider political economy, especially via the legal framework for land appropriation and redistribution by the
13 February 2023
Questions mount over the Xayaburi Dam’s changes to water and sediment flows as the river swallows farmers’ land.
21 January 2023
Le gouvernement a décidé, lors du conseil des ministres du 19 janvier, de suspendre à l’immédiat l’exploitation artisanale des polymétaux sur l’étendue du territoire national. Cette décision fait suite au désordre qui règne actuellement sur le site de la Société de recherche et d’exploitation
23 November 2022
Guinea-Bissau has been described as a country of “precarious complexity”. Home to more than 20 ethnic groupings Guinea-Bissau fought one of the longest wars on the African continent to end centuries of Portuguese control. It finally obtained independence in 1974. Since 1980 the history of Guinea-
23 November 2022
A new country portfolio unpacks the complexity of governing land in India.
23 November 2022
The land governance context in Georgia in detail
23 November 2022
The Sudan country profile is now also available in Arabic.
14 November 2022
Law schools in Cauca, Colombia are partnering with USAID to promote courses on land and property administration to respond to a growing need in human resources and expertise in land issues.
25 October 2022
The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC took place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18 November 2022. This served as an important opportunity to  member States and stakeholders worldwide to scale up commitments to deliver on the Paris Agreement and Glasgow Climate

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