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Rimba Disclosure Project says forest land is being openly advertised for sale online
19 February 2023
Malaysia

An independent forest monitoring watchdog has expressed shock that forest reserve land is being openly advertised for sale online every week.

Supreme Court of Pakistan in Islamabad
19 February 2023
Pakistan

Supreme Court observed urgent need for legislation to resolve land acquisition disputes for public projects.

Koh Kong officials check zoning with the activist group Khmer Thavarak
17 February 2023
Cambodia

A hazy Cambodian government land zoning and titling initiative known as Sub-Decree 30 has made life problemativ for indigenous community

16 February 2023
Europe
Global

17 February 2023 — The Land Portal Foundation has been selected by the European Union (EU) for a €1.6 million grant, a decision that underscores the organization’s vital role in the land governance sector. The funds will accelerate the Land Portal’s work to bring the land governance and open data communities together, fueled by its foundational belief that access to information is crucial for achieving good land governance. 

15 February 2023
Liberia

 In the last 13 years, a 47-year-old  Liberian farmer has been embroiled in a battle with the company over his farmland. It has placed him behind bars three times. However, he still owns the land.

 A fisherman drives his boat past dead trees that slid into the Mekong River during a riverbank collapse
13 February 2023
Laos
Thailand

Questions mount over the Xayaburi Dam’s changes to water and sediment flows as the river swallows farmers’ land.

Malnourished Yanomamai Children
7 February 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil

The onslaught of illegal miners into Indigenous territory in the Brazilian Amazon has destroyed forest, polluted rivers, and brought disease and malnutrition to the Yanomami people. Now, the new Brazilian government is confronting a health crisis and moving to evict the miners.

Call for Proposals: Using Data for a Public Good
7 February 2023
Global

This call for proposals is aimed to develop and support innovative research and/or data use activities that focus on improving governance, inclusiveness, and the impact of data for development in the Global South based on the work done by, and the data collected by, the Global Data Barometer.

Water-sensitive urban designs for Bhutan’s Cities
4 February 2023
Bhutan

Experts look at water-sensitive urban designs for Bhutan’s Cities

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