Her Land Her Story
12 March 2018

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

Land Portal and ILC Rangelands Initiative launch thematic portfolio on Rangelands, Drylands and Pastoralism
15 February 2018

Rangelands are land areas with indigenous vegetation, including grass and shrubs, and used as a natural ecosystem for grazing livestock and wildlife. Rangelands occupy nearly half of the world’s land surface and include more than a third of global biodiversity hotspots, as well as habitat for 28% of the world’s endangered species.


19 March 2018 to 23 March 2018


World Bank Headquarters
1818 H Street, NW
20433 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States
District Of Columbia US

The World Bank is pleased to invite abstract submissions for the 19th Annual Conference on Land and Poverty to be held March 19 – 23, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA. The deadline for abstract submission is October 13th.

The Land and Poverty conference will present the latest research and practice on the diversity of reforms, interventions, and innovations in the land sector around the world. The 2018 conference theme will be: Land Governance in an Interconnected World

access to information property rights worldfish
17 March 2018 to 18 March 2018


National Union Building Washington, D.C.
United States

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. We want to determine an action plan to ensure that the data and monitoring initiatives will result in concrete actions to secure land rights!

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


8 March 2018
Mr. Tyler Roush

Liberia in the 1990s was a place of turmoil, host to a brutal civil war that would kill at least 250,000 people and leave many thousands more displaced.

The war uprooted Martha* from her farm in Lofa County. Her husband, Joseph, was a rebel fighter aligned with one of the factions vying for control, and had taken her and the couple’s four children away from the family’s land, to a city closer to the rebels’ base.

On the day in 1996 that he was killed, Martha felt her own life slipping away.

Property rights in Mongolia Making space for women?
8 March 2018
Narangerel Yansanjav

“How can “property” own property?” It means how can a woman own property like land or housing if she is considered as a man’s property herself.

Recent news

Illustration of populist leaders and rural scenes
14 March 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa

An international conference, organised by the Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI), will take place in The Hague from 16-17 March 2018.

Authoritarian populism is on the rise, boosted by support from rural areas. The conference examines why, and explores the alternatives: the social and political processes in rural spaces that are resisting or responding to regressive, authoritarian politics.

Her Land Her Story
12 March 2018

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

12 March 2018

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting abstract submissions for our Annual International Conference 2018.

Abstract submissions will be accepted until 1 April 2018.


Exploring the nexus between land acquisition, displacement and migration

28th and 29th June 2018

Customary Tenure Guidebook Myanmar Cover
9 March 2018

Mekong Region Land Governance launches an updated guidebook for documenting customary tenure in Myanmar on 9 March in Yangon. 

This second edition of “Documenting Customary in Myanmar: A Guidebook” includes:

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