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Robin Palmer
1 March 2023
Global

Robin Palmer passed away on Sunday 19 February. Robin was a pro-poor land activist who worked tirelessly as an academic and practitioner in the land rights sector for more than five decades.

Land Portal Technical Advisory Group
28 February 2023
Global

The Land Portal Technical Advisory Group is composed of individuals with diverse expertise and a common inclination towards innovation and social change. This group has been crucial in providing guidance and on the ongoing operation, development and innovation of the Land Portal over the past decade. 

28 February 2023
Costa Rica

It’s Saturday morning. Children, teens, homemakers, senior citizens and other residents have gathered, all ready to work for a common goal: to reclaim this green space for their community. The diverse group hatches their plans under an awning that protects them from the sun, the kind that warms your shoulders and the spirit. Their mission is clear. This land—which at first glance seems completely abandoned—deserves a second chance, and they are here to provide it. They put on gloves because of the risks involved, and get cracking.

28 February 2023
Global

We are seeking a Chief Technology Officer to lead the provision and ongoing development of the core Land Portal online presence, and to provide technical leadership in our work to create an open and inclusive information ecosystem for land. 


The successful candidate will demonstrate  a deep understanding of established and emerging technology, and translate this understanding into impact for the Land Portal Foundation.

The Star
24 February 2023
Malaysia

There will be no new land clearing or deforestation for oil palm plantations, says Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof.

23 February 2023
Panama

Días pasados la Coordinadora Victoriano Lorenzo y el Movimiento de campesinos e indígenas de Panamá Este, se apersonaron al Ministerio de vivienda y ordenamiento territorial en la ciudad capital exigiendo respuestas a sus continuas demandas por el derecho a una vivienda digna y a la legalización de tierras.

20 February 2023
South Africa

In South Africa rural citizens argue that by signing the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act, the President made the abusive actions of traditional leaders legal. However they have no issue with the fact that, at last, the law recognises Khoi and San leaders and communities.

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