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Take a deep dive into the world of open data from across the international land sector. Here you will find  diverse collections of land data presented alongside rich, interactive multimedia stories that bring the data to life. This unique repository of open-access data has been carefully aggregated from trusted sources, overlaid with detailed metadata and presented here for browsing and downloading for free.

 


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OurLandNow

The data included in this dataset reflects indicator 5.a.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This indocator is listed under "SDG 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls". Indicator 5.1.1 measures if whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non‑discrimination on the basis of sex (Source: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/metadata/) It is divided in two sub-indicators. Part (a) is an incidence measure.

Lastest statistical and spatial datasets

Prindex - Perceptions of tenure security

Prindex stands for the Global Property Rights Index, an indicator of citizens' perceptions of the security of land and property rights.

Data provider: 
Prindex
Indicators: 8

The Notre Dame-Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) Country Index is a free opensource index that shows a country’s current vulnerability to

Data provider: 
Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative
Indicators: 1
Land Matrix

This dataset contains information provided by the Land Matrix on the size, nature, state and

Data provider: 
Land Matrix
Indicators: 50

This dataset contains gender indicators (such as women/men who own land alone or women/men who own land both alone and jointly) as provid

Data provider: 
World Bank Group
Indicators: 4

Latest Data Stories

Figure 2 - Availability of open land ownership data based on the Open Data Barometer (2016, 4th ed.)
29 January 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Marcello De Maria
Global

The data revolution – characterised by the transition to big data, open data and new digital data infrastructures [1] – is projected to make an astonishing 44 billion terabytes of digital data and information available by the end of 2020 [2]. Despite this plethora of information now available to us, about 1 billion people in 140 countries still feel insecure about their land and property rights [3].

mozambique-80752_1280
15 October 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Simon Norfolk
Ms. Maria Muianga
Mozambique

This is the story of how dozens of communities in Mozambique are mapping and documenting their own land rights. "A New Hope" is the winner of the Land Portal's Second Data Story Contest, and is authored by the team at Terra Firma Mozambique.  

 

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