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1 March 2019
Global

As data enthusiasts, we believe in the power that data holds and are strong proponents for democratizing information, making it easy to share and reuse. Despite this, data scientists and those working with data in general, often struggle to communicate how and why data are essential and potentially life changing.

ILDC 2019
29 January 2019
India

The Land Portal Foundation and the NRMC Center for Land Governance are partnering with key organizations to hold a series of three webinars on Forest Rights and Governance in India

8 November 2018
Global

 

We are honored to announce that Omidyar Network has renewed its support of the Land Portal Foundation with an investment of $400,000 to support the integration and visualization of spatial data and the dissemination of SDG-related data and information, as well as provide core funding for institutional enhancement, over the next two years.

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
East-Africa-land-data-ecosystem.png
8 May 2019 to 10 May 2019

Location

University of Nairobi
University Way
Nairobi
Kenya
KE
Sudan
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Somalia
South Sudan
Tanzania
Uganda

There is no doubt the Global Data Revolution has reached the land sector. Government data portals, open access academic journals, community mapping initiatives and other citizen-generated data - there is a palpable positive drive across the world that allows processes such as data collection to be more inclusive and open.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
GODAN
Local Development Research Institute
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
Global Online Access to Legal Information

Blogs

Liberia_landsecurity
20 May 2019
Authors: 
Alfred Brownell
Africa
Liberia

This year's Goldman Environmental Prize winner says the battle for land rights in Liberia is just getting underway.  Alfred Brownell is the recipient of the 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize and founder of Green Advocates an NGO and academic at Northeastern University School of Law

Rural Recife Brazil
16 May 2019
Authors: 
Mrs. Patricia Maria Queiroz Chaves
Brazil

Over the last 2 years, a bottom-up SDGs monitoring process has been developing in the municipalities of Caruaru and Bonito to give women tenure security. 

Caruaru and Bonito are located in the semi-arid region of Pernambuco state in northeast Brazil, where grassroots women have been supported by Espaço Feminista,a civil society organization dedicated to women’s economic and political empowerment through public policies. 

Recent news

Foto: Lucas Lima/ISA
19 May 2019
South America
Brazil
Lideranças Yanomami, acompanhadas de representantes do Instituto Socioambiental (ISA), estiveram na Câmara de Povos Indígenas e Comunidades Tradicionais do Ministério Público Federal (6CCR) na última quarta-feira (15) para denunciar o aumento do garimpo ilegal em seu território, localizado nos estados de Roraima e Amazonas.
Fonte: Thomson Reuters Foundation
21 May 2019
Global

Background

In the second triennium of its current strategy (2016-2021), ILC is changing its approach to explore new sources of funding and strengthening the capacity of its members to leverage funds for ILC platforms at country level and on specific themes linked to our 10 commitments.

21 May 2019
Global

What are today’s greatest challenges to food security? Why is obesity an increasing symptom of malnutrition? How can famines be avoided?

Over the course of three weeks, students will delve into these and more questions by studying intensively theoretical aspects and debates combined with case studies and critical methods around the areas of:

17 May 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Indigenous communities in Nicaragua are facing violence and displacement, but agroecology is helping empower the Miskito people.

What do you do when your access to rivers, sacred sites, and forests, is cut off, especially when your whole identity has grown from a spiritual connection to nature?

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