Producing food for the world’s growing rural and urban populations starts with agricultural land. Reducing current high levels of hunger and malnutrition, as called for by the Sustainable Development Goals, will depend on land use decisions and governance from the global to the local level. Although about 40 percent of the world’s land is used for crop production and pasture, today some 800 million people remain food insecure and as many as 2 billion are malnourished. Achieving food security requires physical, social, and economic access to safe and nutritious food.
Trend of large once green swathes of land turned into concrete jungles in recent years has environmentalists concerned
A mounting housing crunch is fast devouring Pakistan's agricultural lands, which may have cascading effects on the country's food security in years to come.
The Land Portal Foundation seeks six dynamic and highly motivated regional consultants to conduct research about the land governance context in specific countries, as well as, to develop partnerships and to communicate land information. These are part-time (5 days a month) for a 12-month period, with the possibility of renewal based on performance and depending on funding availability.
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) is seeking (an) organization(s) to implement the LAND-at-scale intervention in Mali.