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Technical Data Analyst Consultancy - Senegal
23 September 2021
Senegal

The Land Portal exists to nurture a vibrant online platform to inform and engage with partners, promoting open data and the sharing of best practices and stimulating debate and collaboration both on and offline.

Opportunity: Open Land Data Management Consultancy - Senegal
23 September 2021
Senegal

The Land Portal exists to nurture a vibrant online platform to inform and engage with partners, promoting open data and the sharing of best practices and stimulating debate and collaboration both on and offline.

9 September 2021
Global

Local and indigenous knowledge refers to the understandings, skills and philosophies developed by societies with long histories of interaction with their natural surroundings. For rural and Indigenous Peoples, local knowledge informs decision-making about fundamental aspects of day-to-day life.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Ford Foundation

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Recent events

Global Land Forum
26 March 2022 to 31 March 2022

Location

Jordan
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Jordan
At the intersection of Asia, Europe and Africa, Jordan is often described as an ‘oasis of stability’ in the region.
Despite its small size, it boasts a rich history of empires and civilizations that have made it the country it is today.
Organizers: 
International Land Coalition
International Union for Conservation of Nature
Transparency International
Land and Poverty Conference
21 March 2022 to 25 March 2022

Location

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

The 21st Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty “Institutions for Equity and Resilience” postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and will be tentatively scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C. on March 21–25, 2022.

Organizers: 
World Bank Group

Recent blogs

Indigenous forest tenure About the important role local people play in forest conservation and carbon management
5 June 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Konrad Hentze
Latin America and the Caribbean

A new data story based on a recent study by the FAO demonstrates how the forests of indigenous and tribal territories in Latin America are key for mitigating climate change and conserving biodiversity.

 

 

 

 

women’s land rights in Francophone Africa
20 September 2021
Western Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, less than 13 percent of women aged 20-49 have rights to land, according to research by the World Bank. Therefore, securing their land rights remains a very crucial matter to boost their socio-economic empowerment

Recent news

Technical Data Analyst Consultancy - Senegal
23 September 2021
Senegal

The Land Portal exists to nurture a vibrant online platform to inform and engage with partners, promoting open data and the sharing of best practices and stimulating debate and collaboration both on and offline.

Opportunity: Open Land Data Management Consultancy - Senegal
23 September 2021
Senegal

The Land Portal exists to nurture a vibrant online platform to inform and engage with partners, promoting open data and the sharing of best practices and stimulating debate and collaboration both on and offline.

Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
15 September 2021
Sub-Saharan Africa

Almost half (46%) of investors surveyed in sub-Saharan Africa have experienced disputes with local communities over land, new research from the ODI and TMP Systems has found.

LAND-at-scale Uganda
10 September 2021
Uganda

The Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency (RVO), the Netherlands Embassy in Kampala (EKN), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) are pleased to announce their collaboration for a LAND-at-scale project in Uganda. In a virtual signing ceremony on September 9th, the partnership was made official.

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