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Preparing Land Experts in Colombia

14 November 2022

Law schools in Cauca, Colombia are partnering with USAID to promote courses on land and property administration to respond to a growing need in human resources and expertise in land issues.

Scaling Tenure Security

Sustaining and Scaling Tenure to Land and Forests: Challenges and Opportunities to achieve sustainable solutions at scale

4 July 2022

LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary   With barely eight years left to reach the UN SD 2030 Goals, an acceleration of the process of securing and sustaining tenure rights is required. The focus of the land and forest governance sector should turn to scale approaches and…

Conflicts threaten food security and biodiversity. How can we overcome these challenges?

13 May 2022

The consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on food security and biodiversity go beyond the countries’ borders. The prices of food and other essential agricultural commodities skyrocket and go beyond the capacity of many. As a result, more people are vulnerable to hunger. “How to prevent…

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'You Cannot Live Here'

20 April 2022

USAID is supporting the government with a strategy to create municipal land offices that manage local land administration campaigns and deliver land titles to rural Colombians   When Nuri Jaramillo won three million pesos in the lottery she wondered if it was a bad omen. She chose the number 666…

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Land Tenure Security Revisited

Land tenure security revisited: Do we know what we need to know?

Strengthening security of tenure is considered a key outcome of the LAND-at-scale program as a pre-condition to improved livelihoods, resilience, and sustainable resource use. LAND-at-scale interventions employ a range of tools to achieve tenure security, in particular land mapping and registration…