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Creating a Land Registry in Colombia that works for Everyone

7 September 2021

USAID and Colombia’s Superintendence of Notary and Registry (SNR) continue recovering important land records by digitizing files and building the entity’s capacity to serve a healthy land market. In 2016, when USAID tried to support the Colombian government with the digitization of rural land and…

Job Opportunities: Land Portal Seeks Researchers and Analysts for Open Data Project

27 July 2021

The Land Portal Foundation and Open Data Charter intend to implement the Open Up Guide for Land Governance in the period 2021 - 2024. As part of this project, we seek to develop State of Land Information (SOLI) reports for 10-12 countries in Africa and Latin America. The SOLI reports will provide…

Job Opportunity: Country Research & Engagement Consultants in LAC, francophone West Africa and the Arab region

29 April 2021

This is a re-post of an earlier annoucement, now focusing on LAC, francophone West Africa and the Arab region. The deadlline for application is 16th May.   The Land Portal Foundation seeks three dynamic and highly motivated regional consultants to conduct research about the land governance context…

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The VGGT: Empowering Civil Society and Holding Governments Accountable

26 October 2021

When the VGGT were endorsed, the environment was ripe for such an instrument as the world was facing a significant number of challenges regarding governance of tenure. For example, the world was facing challenges in terms of land based investments. There was an increase in conflicts related to…

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Indigenous Peoples forests governance: a fundamental strategy in preserving forests and reducing carbon emissions

April 22nd, 2021 | 9:00AM-10:30AM EST - 3:00-4:30 CEST Watch livestream here:   Colleagues joined the Ford Foundation, the Land Portal Foundation, the Tenure Facility and the Thomson Reuters Foundation for a webinar on April 22nd, Earth Day. This webinar provided an opportunity to review the…