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5 June 2019
Global

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Events

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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?

 

Organizations: 
LANDac

Blogs

Village in rural Malawi (©Lorenzo Cotula)
18 July 2019
Authors: 
Mr. Liam Wren-Lewis
Malawi

The distribution of land in Malawi is highly unequal and frequently inefficient. Large areas of land are underutilised in a context where many Malawian farmers would be able to put such land to productive use. In this context, the Malawian government has been slow and ineffective in undertaking land reforms, despite large demand for change both from investors and the local population.

One Company’s Journey to Better Respect Land: Illovo Sugar Africa
12 July 2019
Authors: 
Mina Manuchehri
Malawi
Mozambique
Tanzania
Zambia
South Africa
Global

Our sugar is made from sugarcane. And sugarcane is not planted in trees or in the air, it’s planted in the ground, in the soil, on land. It’s the bedrock of our investment.

—Illovo Land Champion

Recent news

12 July 2019
India

Soaring temperatures and a long delay to the start of the monsoon season are behind some of the most severe water shortages in New Delhi's history – and the water scarcity is even leading to violence.

11 July 2019
Global

Rights enforcement must be strengthened for forest landscape restoration efforts to succeed, said Steven Lawry during a webinar presentation hosted by the global forest team at GIZ, Germany’s development agency.

11 July 2019
Global

Over the past two years, several private companies have launched efforts to provide global broadband internet using networks of low-earth-orbit satellites. The outcome of these projects is uncertain, but the scale of their ambition is undeniable.

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