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Mass Claims in Land and Property Following the Arab Spring: Lessons from Yemen

The Arab Spring uprisings have released a flood of land and property conflicts, brought about by decades of autocratic rule. Expropriations, corruption, poor performance of the rule of law, patronage and sectarian discrimination built up a wide variety of land and property transgressions over…

Saudi agricultural investment abroad - land grab or benign strategy?

By: Kieran Cooke Date: October 5th 2016 Source: Middle East Eye After food costs spike, Saudis spent billions buying up farm land around the world. Who benefits exactly and can the spree continue? hey control rice farms in Ethiopia, Sudan and the Philippines, cattle ranches in California and…

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Sharing and Exchange: The Land Information Ecosystem in the Arab region

Date and Time: February 16th from 2:00 - 3:30PM CET (3:00 - 4:30PM Cairo, Egypt) Register here This webinar is organized in the frame of the 2nd Arab Land Conference. A simultaneous translation will be provided from English to Arabic It is widely understood that effective use of land, the…