In-Person Events | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

While we are firm believers in the power of learning within virtual spaces, we are also firm proponents of face-to-face learning opportunities within physical spaces. This can take the form of workshops, side events or festivals and, of course, all are welcome to attend!


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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.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
globallandscapeforum
23 June 2019

Location

Bonn
Germany
DE
Global

This session will build on and contribute to the panel discussion “Challenges in implementing a rights-based approach for sustainable management and restoration of landscapes and forests”. It will include short face-to-face discussions with guest speakers from the panel discussion, engagi

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Festival: Making the Linkages between Open Data and Land in East Africa
8 May 2019

Location

IHUB
6th Floor, Senteu Plaza, Galana/Lenana Road Junction
Nairobi
Kenya
KE
Sudan
Eastern Africa
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Somalia
South Sudan
Tanzania
Uganda

You are invited to join a lively festival devoted to building an open data community in East Africa and making the linkages between open data and land on May 8th from 5PM-9PM at IHUB.

This festival aims bring together local open data aficionados together with l experts from East Africa and beyond as well as international partners.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Local Development Research Institute
GODAN
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
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8 May 2019 to 10 May 2019

Location

University of Nairobi
University Way
Nairobi
Kenya
KE
Sudan
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Somalia
South Sudan
Tanzania
Uganda

There is no doubt the Global Data Revolution has reached the land sector. Government data portals, open access academic journals, community mapping initiatives and other citizen-generated data - there is a palpable positive drive across the world that allows processes such as data collection to be more inclusive and open.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
GODAN
Local Development Research Institute
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
Global Online Access to Legal Information
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15 March 2019

Location

CGO Complex
Pragati Vihar
110003 New Delhi
India
IN
India

Availability of accurate and up to date data and information on land rights, tenures and administration as well as on different land use, such as agriculture, forestry, mining, wildlife, water, housing and infrastructure, is critical to effective land governance and crucial for planning and managing the use of land and land-based resources.

Organizations: 
NRMC
Land Portal Foundation
DataMeet India
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.

Organizations: 
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
land administration data (by Frank Pichel)
31 May 2018

Location

Leriba Hotel Centurion , Gauteng
South Africa
Gauteng ZA
Southern Africa

Over a billion people worldwide, predominately smallholder farmers, lack secure land rights, which are crucial for obtaining loans and providing the long-term visibility necessary for planning successful agricultural operations. Open data technologies enable mapping and access to information on land rights, which in turn can lead to more protection for community and smallholder farmers.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation ACP-EU
GODAN
Namibia University of Science and Technology
access to information property rights worldfish
17 March 2018 to 18 March 2018

Location

National Union Building Washington, D.C.
United States
US
Global

Now, as the official process around the Sustainable Development Goals is beginning, it is critical that the land sector works together effectively. Therefore, Habitat for Humanity (Solid Ground Campaign), LandMark, Resource Equity, the Rights and Resources Initiative and the Land Portal Foundation want to bring land stakeholders together to discuss the incredible momentum around land and data.

Organizations: 
Resource Equity
Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)
LandMark
Land Portal Foundation
Rights and Resources Initiative

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