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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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16 July 2020

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Online
XX
Global

Acknowledging the centrality of land issues to end hunger and achieve sustainable development, countries have agreed to meet ambitious land targets by 2030. Five years into the SDGs, persistent land insecurity, land evictions, threats to land rights defenders and other challenges show that the land promises are not being delivered.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
International Land Coalition
Webinar - Land Consolidation Legislation: FAO Legal Guide and Its Application at the Country Level
18 June 2020

Location

Online
XX
Europe
Global

Land consolidation is a well-proven land management instrument, which has traditionally been used for agricultural development with a main objective of reducing land fragmentation and increasing holding and farm sizes. Some European countries have a land consolidation tradition that goes back a hundred years or more. It is also widespread in particular in countries in Asia but also in Africa.

Organizers: 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
Land Portal Foundation
RESPONSIBLE LAND  INVESTMENT FOR  SUSTAINABLE FOOD  SYSTEMS: Taking stock of lessons from responsible land investment pilots, partnerships and platforms
17 October 2019

Location

Red Room Rome
Italy
IT
Ethiopia
Sierra Leone
Global

Taking stock of lessons from pilots, partnerships and multi-stakeholder platforms with governments, CSOs and business to implement the VGGT.

Organizers: 
UK Department for International Development
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
International agri-food network
International Land Coalition
15 October 2019

Location

Iran Room
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome
Italy
IT
Global

The purpose of the side event is to showcase key strategies and innovations that are contributing to gender equality in agriculture and land tenure in the context of the VGGT.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
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10 May 2020 to 14 May 2020

Location

RAI Amsterdam
Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam
Netherlands
NL
Global

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, FIG Working Week 2020 has been cancelled. However, the programme, all abstracts and both peer review and regular papers have been published in the FIG 2020 Working Week website. There might be some online webinars/meetings, which will be informed in the event website.

Organizers: 
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
Kadaster International
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Geo-Informatie Nederland
LANDac Annual International Conference 2019 image
4 July 2019 to 5 July 2019

Location

Muntgebouw
Leidseweg 90
3531 BG Utrecht
Netherlands
NL
Netherlands
Global

LAND GOVERNANCE IN TRANSITION: 

How to support transformations that work for people and nature?

 

Organizers: 
LANDac
women's land rights SDGs
13 December 2018

Location

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Rijnstraat 8
The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Kenya
Malawi
Uganda
India
Global

Kick-off event: meet female land rights champions, make your work more effective and join the festive launch of a photo exhibition

Organizers: 
LANDac
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Prindex - Perceptions of tenure security
28 November 2018

Location

Online
United States
US
Madagascar
Mozambique
Rwanda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Burkina Faso
Ivory Coast
Liberia
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Ecuador
Peru
Thailand
Global

Around the world, insecure property rights prevent families from feeling confident about the future, businesses from investing, and communities from becoming more productive. Hundreds of millions of us lack property security. This makes the world poorer, less free, and less just.

Organizers: 
Overseas Development Institute
Global Land Alliance
Land Portal Foundation
18 October 2018

Location

Rome
Italy
IT
Global

In 2017, the fifth anniversary of the landmark Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGTs) highlighted successful integration of VGGT principles into national law and decision-making processes across several countries.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Global Land Tool Network
International Land Coalition
The Millennium Challenge Corporation
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development
Overseas Development Institute
Global Land Alliance
Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) Partners Meeting
24 April 2018 to 26 April 2018

Location

United Nations Offices Nairobi (UNON) Nairobi
Kenya
KE
Kenya
Global

Established in 2006, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is celebrating 12 years as an alliance of diverse global, regional and national partners that contribute to poverty alleviation and sustainable development through improvements to security of tenure and land governance. During this period, the Network has positively influenced the global security of tenure agenda and shifted the thinking towards pro-poor inclusive approaches. Practical tools have been developed and tested at country level, security of tenure improvements provided for everyday people in local communities, innovative projects delivered via the clusters and key stakeholder capacity strengthened to approach the challenges with knowledge and confidence.

Organizers: 
Global Land Tool Network
Cabbage plantation areas on the slope of mount Gede Pangrango Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.   Photo by Ricky Martin/CIFOR
11 October 2017

Location

Lebanon Room
FAO Headquarters
Rome
Italy
IT
Africa

DFID's Land: Enhancing Governance for Economic Development (LEGEND) programme is promoting learning and innovation through 7 CSO-private sector partnerships in diverse agri-regions in 5 African countries; USAID and others are supporting similar initiatives. This side event will share and discuss early insights from these pilots and explore what can be achieved through these approaches: 

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CFS logo

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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