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STAARS Fellowship Program: 2021 Call for Research Proposals

6 January 2021

The Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) fellowship program, a multi-institution collaboration managed by Cornell University with support from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), announces its annual call for research…

Science must back initiatives to restore Africa’s forests, say experts

7 October 2020

A call for evidence-based approaches and community engagement to increase tree cover This article was originally published by Landscape News.    Leveraging strong scientific and technical knowledge is essential to regreening the planet, said delegates during a conference on tree planting hosted by…

Land News: Weeks 33-38 2020 South Africa, Southern Central and Eastern Africa

29 September 2020

A compilation of land related news curated by - a website maintained by Phuhlisani NPC, a land sector NPO in South Africa. KB.L seeks to bring to life all aspects of the 'land issue', recognising that land is both a deeply important aspect of our history which simultaneously…

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India Land rights

PhD Session II

5 July 2021

In the second PhD session of the LANDac Conference 2021, three PhD researchers presented their work in progress. We learned about slums in Abuja, Nigeria, about forest rights in India, and about the relation between inequalities in soil fertility, gender, and access to subsidies. Each presentation…

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Exploring advocacy, research, and training on women’s land rights

Exploring advocacy, research, and training on women’s land rights

Thursday, 11 March 2021 from 13:00–14:00 (CAT) PLAAS invites you to a webinar on “Exploring advocacy, research, and training on women’s land rights” featuring: Isabel Mario Casimiro – President of CODESRIA, Professor, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique Augustine Masinde – National Director of…