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Closed
19 November 2018 to 7 December 2018
Facilitators: 
rdesatge
Partners: 
Phuhlisani NPC
Land Portal Foundation
South Africa

In February 2018, South Africa’s National Assembly passed a resolution to establish an ad hoc Constitutional Review Committee to explore and debate the need for a constitutional amendment to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation in the public interest.

Closed
20 July 2018 to 20 August 2018
Facilitators: 
Emmanuel Urey
Ali Kaba
Partners: 
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Sustainable Development Institute
Rights Rice Foundation
Land Rights Now
Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)
Oxfam International
Liberia

The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), Landesa, and the Land Portal Foundation are co-facilitating an online discussion on Liberia's Land Rights Bill (LRB) that may soon be voted on by the Liberian National Legislature.

Join the dialogue: Customary Land Rights in Zambia
Closed
15 January 2018 to 6 February 2018
Facilitators: 
Andrew Chilombo
Matt Sommerville
Partners: 
USAID
Land Portal Foundation
Zambia
Global

USAID’s Tenure and Global Climate Change Program and Land Portal Foundation will co-facilitate facilitate a dialogue on experiences of documenting household and community-level customary rights in Zambia. The dialogue will bring together the perspectives of government, traditional leaders, practitioners, civil society, and academics to consider how customary land documentation can contribute to national development goals and increased service delivery in rural and peri-urban areas.

Closed
20 June 2017 to 14 July 2017
Facilitators: 
EverlyneNairesiae
stacey.zammit@landportal.info
Malcolm Childress
Global

From June 20th to July 14th, 2017, the Land Portal, in collaboration with GLTN/GLII, Land Alliance and LandAC, will co-facilitate a dialogue through which a variety of stakeholders will focus on discussions centered around measuring the perception of land tenure security in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

Closed
13 February 2017 to 27 February 2017
Facilitators: 
Natalia Scurrah
Terry Parnell
n.sorensen
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

Discussion Report

 

From 13-27 February 2017, the Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) project and the Land Portal co-facilitated an online dialogue on the Recognition of Customary Tenure in the Mekong Region.

Background

Closed
23 October 2016 to 25 November 2016
Facilitators: 
Alejandro Diez
gonzalocolque
Sergio Coronado
Juan Pablo Chumacero
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Venezuela

Generally, most rural land in the world has been in the hands of local peasant communities and indigenous peoples under customary land tenure systems; historically although, land ownership in rural areas, and natural resources contained in it, have been a source of tension between different actors with different ways to understand and take ownership. In this conflict of interest, usually rural and indigenous communities with collective forms of property, have lost out.

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