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Global Land Alliance
Global Land Alliance
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The mission of Global Land Alliance is to enable the prosperity of people and places by advancing learning and practice to achieve land tenure security and the efficient, inclusive and sustainable use of land and natural resources.


We aim to accelerate quality development by resolving land issues with new paradigms of participation and accountability.   We are a think-and-do tank focused on resolving land issues to address four critical development challenges:


  • Food security and the challenge of sustainable food systems.
  • Environment and the challenge of sustainable ecosystems.
  • Urbanization and the challenge of sustainable cities.
  • Conflict and the challenge of sustainable peace.

Global Land Alliance takes the traditional think tank model a step forward, not only producing new understanding and recommendations based on on-the-ground perspectives of citizens, community leaders and businesses, but also channeling those learnings toward practical implementation at scale. By scaling and speeding up resolution of land issues, we can scale up and speed up improved results in the big issues of our time: urbanization, food security, environmental sustainability and peace.


Global Land Alliance is committed to finding solutions to the complex development challenges of cities, rural landscapes and forests through the power of allying local, national and international resources in innovative ways. We seek to harness the values inherent in land, place and natural resources to drive socially inclusive and ecologically-grounded development.  We act as a catalyst for change by mobilizing local action, managing knowledge, driving accountability, and developing long-term capacities. We seek to be a positive disrupter of status quo situations that keep people in poverty and insecurity, misuse resources and inhibit local growth.

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Invisible And Excluded: Risks To Informal Wives And Partners From Land Tenure Formalization And Titling Campaigns In Latin America

Reports & Research
February, 2022
Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin American countries have pursued rural land titling and registration campaigns over the past several decades with a broad range of social and economic goals. These efforts represent a permanent or long-term legal recognition of rights to land as a primary economic asset for agricultural communities and a source of family subsistence, security, and social and cultural wellbeing. Land rights can provide multi-generational benefits to recipients.

Women's perceptions of tenure security: Evidence from 140 Countries

Reports & Research
June, 2020
Global

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1.4.2 and 5.A.1 refer to the strengthening of women’s land and property rights as a fundamental pathway towards poverty reduction and women’s empowerment. Securing women’s land and property rights can increase agricultural productivity, incentivise the adoption of climate-resilient natural resource management and increase household spending on health and education.

Prindex Comparative Report, March 2019

Reports & Research
February, 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Cambodia
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice. A fundamental way of understanding the strength of property rights is through citizens' perceptions of them. Yet perceptions of tenure security have never been collected at a global scale.

Global perceptions of urban land tenure security report

Reports & Research
February, 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Cambodia
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

A deeper look at what the results of the 33 wave 1 and 2 countries show about urban land tenure security. This report compliments the Prindex Comparative Report by focusing on a specific aspect of land and tenure insecurity.

18 Country Infographics (Prindex)

Multimedia
February, 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Malawi
Tanzania
Uganda
Benin
Ghana
Niger
Nigeria
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

Wave 2 country infographics in one document. Countries include: Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom and Vietnam