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Land & Corruption

Land governance is a sector particularly vulnerable to corruption due to the economic and social value given to land. For the same reason, corruption in land governance has high social costs affecting food security, social justice, environmental protection, women empowerment, cultural diversity, human rights, and the safety and sustainability of cities and communities.

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Land Corruption in Africa

Land and Corruption in Africa: Telling Stories of the Marginalized

24 January 2024

Land ownership in South Africa is a complex topic, with dozens of laws regulating the purchase, redistribution, and tenure of land, as well as the property rights of landowners. These laws date back decades, through pre- and post-colonial apartheid eras, and they govern different spaces – urban and…

NEWS: Land Portal celebrates 80 country profiles

13 November 2023

We are celebrating the Land Portal's 80th country profile -- Iraq -- and the 79 that stand behind it. This rich collection represents seven years of work and underpins the Land Portal's commitment to making land information open and accessible. We publish profiles in English, French, Spanish, and…

INDONESIA: Rumah Warga di kawasan Simogunung Surabaya bukan Rumah Dinas TNI Aangkatan Udara

8 November 2023

TNI Angkat Udara (TNI AU) dalam hal ini Pangkalan Udara Muljono telah melakukan klaim sepihak terhadap ratusan rumah rumah di kawasan Simogunung sebagai Rumah Dinas milik TNI AU, klaim ini ditolak para warga yang selama ini telah puluhan tahun menempati rumah tersebut.

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Reflections on land rights from Aspen Seminar

48 Hours in Wales

13 February 2024

What I learned about land rights from people who don't work in land rights

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2021 Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA-2021)

1 November 2021

ABOUT THE EVENT Land Governance for Safeguarding Art, Culture, and Heritage Towards the Africa We Want The fourth CLPA is scheduled to take place over 1 - 4 November 2021 under the theme: “Land governance for safeguarding art, culture and heritage towards the Africa We Want.” The Conference will…