3 May 2018
Global

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Her Land Her Story
12 March 2018
Global

Please join us for a special campaign to shine a spotlight on women’s land rights.

Events

28 June 2018 to 29 June 2018

Location

Muntgebouw Utrecht
Netherlands
NL
Netherlands
Global

LANDac’s Annual International Conference 2018 will look at land investments through the lens of mobility. What are the implications of land based investments on the movements of people? And how have displacement and population movements contributed to new and contesting land claims?

Organizations: 
LANDac
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28 May 2018 to 30 May 2018

Location

Avani Riverside Hotel
257 Charoen Nakhon Rd
10600 Bangkok
Thailand
TH
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Vietnam

The Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) project and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcome you to join us for our second Regional Land Forum, to be held in Bangkok on 28-30 May 2018.

Organizations: 
Mekong Region Land Governance
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blogs

21 May 2018
Asia

Organized by the Mekong Regional Land Governance (MRLG) project and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the Second Regional Land Forum will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from the 28-30 May.

 

Local women at the Baghamra community forest.    Photo by Chandra Shekhar Karki/CIFOR
27 April 2018
Authors: 
David Ameyaw
Global

This week the Global Land Tools Network holds its seventh partners meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. Ahead of the meeting, PRIndex’s country engagement lead David Ameyaw explains how we will be working with agencies in more than 30 countries to lay the foundations for a global property rights conversation.

Security in our homes matters to all of us. PRIndex data helps show how it matters to countries too.

Recent news

7 May 2018
Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil - Thousands of indigenous Brazilians from across the country have rallied in the capital, Brasilia, to call authorities to protect their land rights.

Organisers of the annual "Free Land Camp" in Brasilia said more than 3,000 people reached the city this week to denounce what advocacy groups say is a continuing and unprecedented rollback of indigenous rights in the country.

Lemongrass harvested from the Chisapani Community Forest will be distilled into essential oil and sold. The income made goes back to the community user group.    Photo by Chandra Shekhar Karki/CIFOR
7 May 2018
Namibia
Guatemala
Mexico
Nepal

BONN, Germany (Landscape News) — The devolution of land tenure rights to forest-dwelling communities over the past quarter century has led to the development of entrepreneurial initiatives with substantial positive socio-economic outcomes for livelihoods, according to a leading scientist.

7 May 2018
Mozambique
Uganda
Ghana

Successful agricultural development initiatives associated with poverty reduction have seldom included large-scale land-based investment. Feed the Future focuses on smallholder-led agricultural growth as the principal engine of poverty reduction and food security. Investment in agriculture of all sizes, however, can be constructive and is encouraged by the U.S. Government, but investments must take into account specific country contexts and circumstances and respect the rights of local populations.

7 May 2018
Liberia

NAIROBI - Chiefs across Liberia are petitioning lawmakers while activists prepare for a sit-in protest in the nation's capital as they push to secure ancestral land rights, regarded as key to averting renewed bloodshed in the resource-rich country.

About 100 women marched on the presidential palace last week to kick off a campaign to amend the Land Rights Act (LRA), a watered-down version of which was passed by the House of Representatives in August, after years of delay, activists said.

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