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The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.

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July 2021

For many decades communities in West and Central Africa have been facing industrial oil palm plantations encroaching onto their community land. With the false promise of bringing ‘developmentand jobs;corporations;backed up by the support of the governments;have been granted millions of hectares of land under concessions for industrial oil palm plantations.

Implications of Paradigm Shift in Tourism Policy
Journal Articles & Books
June 2021

The study intends to examine the impact of major changes in the tourism policy of Bhutan adopted in 2005 as a ‘Sustainable Tourism Development Policy’. A genuine effort was made to investigate the possible presence of a long-run relationship between tourism and economic growth using the Johansen method of cointegration and vector error correction mechanism.

Where Bottom-Up and Top-Down Meet: Challenges in Shaping Sustainable  & Scalable Land Interventions
Conference Papers & Reports
June 2021
South Sudan
Burkina Faso

LAND-at-scale is a land governance support program for developing countries from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, which was launched in 2019.

Land Portal Annual Report 2020
Reports & Research
June 2021

Long-term, sustainable and responsible ways to access and share data are fundamental to all efforts to support sustainable development and particularly salient to improving land governance and securing land rights for landless and vulnerable people.

Reports & Research
May 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
La Hoja de Ruta para la formalización y titulación de predios de Entidades de Derecho Público (EDP), es una herramienta metodológica que surge como una iniciativa del Proyecto Gobernanza y Paz (GCP/GLO/347/MUL) de la FAO (Representación de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura).
April 2021

Responding to an invitation from the Cameroonian government to help design a new land legal framework;civil society stakeholders have issued multiple proposals over the years on the topics they think should be included in the new land law. The LandCam project has documented;analysed and consolidated these proposals.

Journal Articles & Books
April 2021

How can maps drawn over a century ago still lead to conflict between two countries? The Southeast Asian countries of Thailand and Cambodia are neighbors with a difficult history and a shared border. Their religious similarities have made sacred spaces along the border a divisive issue, with the sacred site of Preah Vihear a central point of controversy.

The Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption
Reports & Research
March 2021

Opening up land-related administrative data, combining it with data from other sources  and processing and making this data available as easily accessible information for women and men equally could be a means to counteracting land corruption in land management, land administration and land allocation.