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VGGT

Synonyms: 
Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure 
Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) are an international instrument that can be used by many different actors to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests. The VGGT serve as a reference and set out principles and internationally accepted standards for the practices of responsible governance of tenure.

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Open Land Data in the Fight against Corruption - debate image
Closed
9 September 2019 to 29 September 2019
Facilitators: 
Mr. Tim Davies
Lisette Mey
Ms. Amy Coughenour Betancourt
Partners: 
Land Portal Foundation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Cadasta Foundation
Global

The global data revolution has undoubtedly reached the land sector. Land information is increasingly created, stored and shared as data.  

Land corruption in Africa
Closed
17 July 2019 to 7 August 2019
Facilitators: 
Jean Brice Tetka
Mary Maneno
Michael Okai
Dr. Simon Manda
Mr. Gerald Padde Auku
Partners: 
Land Portal Foundation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Transparency International
African Land Policy Centre
Africa
Kenya
Uganda
Zambia
Ghana

Land corruption in AfricaDownload the Report of the discussion.

Making Rangelands More Secure
Closed
29 January 2018 to 9 February 2018
Facilitators: 
Fiona Flintan
Dr. Pablo Manzano Baena
Jaukazin Gorkii
Partners: 
International Land Coalition
Land Portal Foundation
ILC Rangelands Initiative
Africa
Asia
Global

Land and resource loss, and change and fragmentation in the rangelands have increased dramatically in recent years due to both ‘external’ and ‘internal’ influences, including a lack of recognition of land- and resource-ownership rights, poor land-use planning, and privatization processes.

Closed
2 November 2017 to 15 November 2017
Facilitators: 
Mr. Lorenzo Cotula
Global

The 5th UK Land Forum meeting discussed approaches and tools, and practical experience in legal empowerment. It  also provided updates on recent activities of Forum members, including DFID.  

Women's Land Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Closed
30 October 2017 to 10 November 2017
Facilitators: 
Sejal Dave
Mr. Pranab Choudhury
India
Global

This online discussion aims to facilitate inclusive exchange of opinion and information on the state of land rights of women in India, the legal, institutional framework and socio-cultural factors affecting women’s equitable land tenure rights, good practices/innovations around women’s land tenure rights by Government/NGO and challenges and opportunities towards realization of  gender equitable land tenure by 2030.  It will analyze the status of data availability and accessibility around women land rights in India with available information from different sources along with an assessment of

Closed
22 August 2017 to 29 September 2017
Kenya
Global

Background

From August 22nd to September 15th 2017  the Land Development  and Governance Institute (LDGI) and Land Portal Foundation will co- facilitate an online debate that will involve the contribution of major stakeholders focusing on contemporary Kenyan land governance issues.

Closed
20 June 2017 to 14 July 2017
Facilitators: 
Mr. Malcolm Childress
Ms. Laura Meggiolaro
Partners: 
Global Land Tool Network
Global Land Indicator Initiative
LANDac
Global Land Alliance
Land Portal Foundation
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
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
28 November 2016 to 23 December 2016
Global

Land tenure changes are on the rise throughout the world as a result of increased migration from rural to urban areas, expansion of infrastructure, commercial pressures on agricultural land, extractive activities, and climate change. Shifts in land tenure arrangements are proceeding through compulsory acquisitions (i.e. expropriations) and voluntary market transactions, such large-scale land leases and concessions.

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The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was set up in 1974 as an intergovernmental body to serve as a forum for review and follow up of food security policies. In 2009 the Committee went through a reform process to ensure that the voices of other stakeholders were heard in the global debate on food security and nutrition. The vision of the reformed CFS is to be the most inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together in a coordinated way to ensure food security and nutrition for all.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information.

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The Global Land Indicators Initiative is a collaborative and inclusive process for the development of the Global Land Indicators started by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), UN-Habitat and the World Bank (WB), facilitated by GLTN. This initiative has now grown to include over 30 institutions around the world ranging from UN Agencies, Inter-governmental Organizations, International Nongovernmental Organizations, Farmer Organizations and the Academia.

The Interlaken Group is an informal network of individual leaders from influential companies, investors, CSOs, government and international organizations. The purpose of the Group is to expand and leverage private sector action to secure community land rights. Together they develop, adopt and disseminate new tools and advance new “pre-competitive” mechanisms to accelerate private sector learning on responsible land rights practices.

Land Governance Multi-stakeholder Dialogue

The Dutch Land Governance Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (LG MSD) is a dialogue jointly organized by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, companies, financial institutions, civil society organizations and knowledge institutes. Its organizing committee consists of representatives from Oxfam, Both ENDS, FMO, Actiam, APG, Utrecht University and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Leila Shamsaifar is an independent consultant. She provides technical and policy advice on land governance, supports the design and facilitation of capacity development initiatives and is currently enrolled in a training to become a certified mediator for multi-track peace mediation.

The legal data collected for Nicholas Tagliarino's dissertation and posted on Land Book examines whether national expropriation, compensation, and resettlement laws in developing countries are adopting international standards designed to secure tenure rights and ensure responsible land governance. The analysis conducted for this dataset is based on Section 16 of the UN Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, which establishes standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.

The project “Strengthened capacity for improved governance of land tenure and natural resources by local government in partnership with Non State Actors in the Central Highlands of Angola” is an initiative funded by the European Union, and implemented by the NGOs World Vision Angola, and Development Workshop, under the leadership of the Ministério da Administração do Território (MAT), and Provincial and Municipal Governments.

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