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LDC 2022 : Les pressions mondiales sur les terres locales : Perspectives du Sud

07 December 2022 - 09 December 2022

Le thème de la sixième édition de l'ILDC en 2022 est "Global Pulls on Local Lands : Southern Perspectives". L'objectif est de poursuivre et d'élargir la portée des échanges Sud-Sud autour des conversations et des coopérations sur les terres, qui ont débuté lors du dernier épisode, tandis que l'accent des délibérations continuera d'être mis sur l'Inde.


ILDC 2022: Global Pulls on Local Lands: Southern Perspectives

07 December 2022 - 09 December 2022

The theme of the sixth edition of ILDC in 2022 is “Global Pulls on Local Lands : Southern Perspectives”. The objective is to further and expand the scope of South-South Exchange around land conversations and cooperations, that began during the last episode, while the focus of the deliberations will continue to be on India.


Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making

22 October 2020
United States


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. 



Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Land Portal Foundation

ONLINE workshop "Formalizing the Informal to Protect Residents in Informal Settlements"

17 June 2020

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries requested their citizen to ‘stay at home’ to stay safe. Not for everyone home is actually a safe place. Housing conditions and density of informal settlements often do not allow residents to follow basic hygienic measures or to keep the minimum social distance to reduce spreading the virus.

International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Migration, Displacement, and De-urbanization in the Context of COVID-19

28 May 2020

Join us for the Land Rights and COVID-19 webinar and discussion series, which is presented by Land Portal, Landesa, the Global Protection Cluster HLP AOR and GIZ, with organizing support from Environmental Peacebuilding Association, LANDac, New America and the UK's Department for International Development (DFID). 

New America
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Land Portal Foundation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Environmental Peacebuilding
Global Protection Cluster Housing, Land, and Property Area of Responsibility

Land Rights for Slum Dwellers in the East Indian State Odisha: Making technology work for the urban poor

14 February 2019

The Land Portal Foundation and the NRMC Center for Land Governance partnered with key organizations to hold a series of three webinars leading up to the third annual India Land and Development Conference (ILDC), which took place from 12-14 March, 2019.

Government of Odisha (India)
Tata Trusts
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Azim Premji University
Cadasta Foundation
Land Portal Foundation

South African Urban Conference 2018

30 October 2018 - 31 October 2018
The Forum | Turbine Hall
65 Ntemi Piliso Street
South Africa

The 2018 Urban Conference will follow on from the 2017 event which focused specifically on communication and engaging with urban stakeholders on the content of the IUDF. At this follow up event, the aim is to further embed the IUDF agenda by focusing on what implementation means in practice. A series of sessions will focus on the themes and sub-themes and will be designed so that there are theoretical and evidence-based inputs but also space for thinking through what practical implementations of the IUDF means for the various spheres of government and in different sectors

Government of South Africa
Local Governments for Sustainability
South African Local Government Association
South African Cities Network
South African Council for Planners