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20 August 2019
South Africa

After unsuccessfully trying for more than 22 years to lay claim to a portion of SA’s most expensive and prestigious school, labour tenants from the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands are one step closer to becoming land owners. 

8 August 2019
South-Eastern Asia
Indonesia

The moratorium was first introduced in 2011 and has been renewed regularly as part of the efforts to reduce emissions from fires caused by deforestation


JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said on Thursday.

2 August 2019
Bangladesh

Government should consider upgrading the city’s Karail slum community instead of summarily evicting its 200,000 people for a software park


26 July 2019
Global

Dear Colleagues:

I am very pleased to announce that my article -- an introduction on blockchain and the land surveying - has been published in the July/August issue of the LAND JOURNAL magazine of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors / RICS.

 

12 July 2019
India

Soaring temperatures and a long delay to the start of the monsoon season are behind some of the most severe water shortages in New Delhi's history – and the water scarcity is even leading to violence.

11 July 2019
Global

Over the past two years, several private companies have launched efforts to provide global broadband internet using networks of low-earth-orbit satellites. The outcome of these projects is uncertain, but the scale of their ambition is undeniable. In total, they plan to put nearly 20,000 global broadband satellites in orbit. To put some context around that number: there are only 2,000 functioning satellites of any kind in orbit today.

8 July 2019
Eastern Africa
Somalia

Somali women are challenging social norms and navigating male-dominated property market in hope that, one day, they will have security that comes with owning a place of their own


25 June 2019
Eastern Africa
Kenya

Some see the ruling as a positive step toward equal access to land but others fear it undermines the traditional laws that have guided generations


KAPCHEBOI, Kenya, June 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A few months ago, the idea of coming home with a hoe in one hand and a sack of freshly harvested potatoes in the other was only a dream for Rachel Korir.

17 June 2019
Liberia

The Liberia Land Authority (LLA) and three Liberian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have agreed to work with 24 communities in eight of the country’s 15 counties to bring two million acres of land under full community ownership and control.

14 June 2019
Global

Insufficient data has been cited as a major hindrance to the realization of gender equality especially in land ownership.

According to UN Women statistics, 80% of the indicators for gender equality across SDGs are lacking data.

UN Women Chief Statistician Papa Seck says lack of political good will and technical challenges are to blame.

10 June 2019
Côte d'Ivoire

ABIDJAN - Every other day, Kouakou Marie Laure wakes up at 1am to fetch water for her family.


The mother of three carries a bucket on her head back and forth to the nearest affordable water source, a couple of kilometres away, about a dozen times to replenish the family's 200-litre tank.


8 May 2019
Western Africa
Guinea-Bissau

West Africa's native rosewood was listed as endangered last year following a huge increase in trade driven by Chinese demand


GAMAMADU, Guinea-Bissau - Before the ban, Chinese loggers drove straight through Gamamadu village to harvest its most important resource: the rosewood forest.


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