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Five mega-trends affecting forests will have profound impacts on local communities
15 Dezembro 2020
China
Global

We need to understand the consequences of technology, migration, climate shifts, infrastructure and a growing middle class on forest-dependent people

The fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement offers a moment to reflect on progress towards global climate goals. When it comes to protecting the world’s forests, which are essential to global and national efforts to combat climate change and biodiversity loss, there has been little – if any – progress.

International Anti-Corruption Day: Recover with Integrity by Tackling Land Corruption
9 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Neil Sorensen
África
América Latina e Caribe
Ásia
Europa
Global

Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain, and corrupt practices in the context of land administration and land management have come to be known as ‘land corruption.’ Unfortunately, land corruption is all too common, with one in every five people across the globe paying bribes to access land services. 

8 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Tim Hanstad
Global

In recent months, supreme courts from India to Nigeria and Zimbabwe have issued historic opinions recognizing and

Fonte: The Elephant.info
24 Novembro 2020
Global

Por Rina Chandran

A desigualdade na distribuição de terras está crescendo em todo o mundo, o que ameaça a subsistência de 2,5 bilhões de pessoas que dependem diretamente da agricultura e agrava as disparidades de gênero e saúde e os impactos da mudança climática, alertaram pesquisadores nesta terça-feira.

The Great Soybean Expansion: Miracle or Curse?
2 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Dr. Marcello De Maria
Ms. Amayaa Wijesinghe
Tanzânia
Brasil
China
Global

The global soybean trade was worth about 9.5 billion of US dollars in 2000. By the end of this year – in 2020 – it is projected to exceed 60 billion[1]. This is just one of the many figures that explains why the last two decades might be remembered as the Great Soybean Expansion, the period when soybean became one of the most traded commodities in the world – but also one of the most controversial.

Leon Verstappen
1 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Prof. Leon Verstappen
Global

 

Leon Verstappen, profesor de derecho privado en la Universidad de Groningen y juez adjunto del Tribunal de Apelaciones de La Haya, ha dejado el cargo de la presidencia de la Junta del Land Portal, cargo que ha ocupado desde la creación de este en 2014. Leon relata su compromiso con el Land Portal desde su inicio como un proyecto de más de una década y su evolución hasta el día de hoy.

 

Uncontrolled deforestation
4 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Francisco Carranza
Ms. Joan Waithira Mwangi
Dr. Maria Paola Rizzo
Mrs. Francesca Romano
África
América Latina e Caribe
Ásia
Global

For centuries, people around the world in the continents of Asia, Africa, Oceania and Latin America have been living off the forests and other natural resources to sustain their livelihoods, their cultural practices and sometimes even religious rituals.

Leon Verstappen
1 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Prof. Leon Verstappen
Global
Leon Verstappen, professor de direito privado na Universidade de Groningen e juiz adjunto no Tribunal de Recurso da Haia, se retirou do cargo de Presidente do Conselho do Land Portal, cargo que ocupa desde a criação da Fundação em 2014. Leon reconta o seu compromisso com o Land Portal desde o seu início como um projeto ao longo de mais de uma década e a sua evolução até aos dias de hoje.
 
Presenting Land Portal Impact
1 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Ms. Laura Meggiolaro
Global

The COVID-19 crisis has made 2020 the most challenging year in our lifetime. It has demonstrated the need to ensure that sustainable and equitable land governance remains a priority on the international agenda. The pandemic also underscored the importance of digital platforms for both maintaining access to data and information and providing a space people can trust.

Presenting Land Portal Impact
1 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Ms. Laura Meggiolaro
Global

Leon Verstappen
1 Dezembro 2020
Authors: 
Prof. Leon Verstappen
Global

Leon Verstappen, qui est professeur de droit privé à l'université de Groningue et juge adjoint à la Cour d'appel de La Haye, a quitté la présidence du Conseil de Land Portal, poste qu'il occupait depuis la création de la Fondation du portail terrestre en 2014. Leon raconte son engagement avec le Land Portal depuis sa création en tant que projet sur plus d'une décennie et son évolution jusqu'à aujourd'hui.

 

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