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19 November 2021
Global

The Land Portal, Global Data Barometer, and Open Data Charter are working together at the nexus of open data and land governance. This blog shares how we are bringing our complementary expertise and passions for more open and transparent land data systems. 

The problem

Utilizing Emerging Technology to Streamline Good Land Governance
16 December 2021
Rwanda
Zambia
Liberia
Global
Inefficient and inaccurate land registry systems, lack of standardization and transparency, and loss of paperwork remain common challenges to good land governance around the world.
Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Medici Land Governance
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
United Nations Human Settlements Programme

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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
Utilizing Emerging Technology to Streamline Good Land Governance
16 December 2021
Rwanda
Zambia
Liberia
Global
Inefficient and inaccurate land registry systems, lack of standardization and transparency, and loss of paperwork remain common challenges to good land governance around the world.
Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Medici Land Governance
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Recent blogs

25 November 2021
Authors: 
Shivakumar Srinivas
Mr. Pranab Choudhury
Richa Joshi
Asia
India

12 April 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Torbjørn Gjefsen
Global

Despite its proven efficiency in protecting rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and local communities only receive a small share of funding for climate and biodiversity protection. 

Recent news

26 November 2021
Global

The Land Portal Foundation is seeking Communications Consultant to support promoting, informing and enriching the global debate and practice on key land issues while raising the visibility of national, regional and international partners. 

26 November 2021
Bangladesh

Land grabbing is a major cause for concern in Bangladesh. Of course, a huge amount of land is illegally grabbed. According to the Land Ministry, about 1.3 million hectares of government-owned lands are currently grabbed by influential elites. Influential persons illegally grabbed government-owned lands in char areas, riversides, roadsides, forests, hill tracts and other areas.

20 October 2021
Bangladesh

With almost 24 years passed since the signing of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord, its lack of implementation has reached alarming levels and human rights violations persist. In addition to the ongoing deployment of military and paramilitary forces, land grabbing of Indigenous territories continues apace.

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25 November 2021
Chad

The Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency (RVO) is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) in N’Djamena, Kadaster International, Oxfam Chad and Oxfam Intermon for the implementation of a LAND-at-scale project in Chad “Land Reform based on rapid evolutions and present crisis”.

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