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Urban Tenure

With the expansion of cities and urban infrastructure comes a growing need to better understand the relationship between people and land in urban and peri-urban areas.

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Las venas verdes de las ciudades de concreto

15 March 2023

Este reportaje fue desarrollado y publicado a través de una asociación entre El Colectivo 506, Land Portal y PopNews. La iniciativa, organizada por PopNews, una organización dedicada a compartir soluciones destacadas en reportajes de periodismo, invitó a estudiantes de periodismo a enviar…

The green veins of our concrete cities

28 February 2023

It’s Saturday morning. Children, teens, homemakers, senior citizens and other residents have gathered, all ready to work for a common goal: to reclaim this green space for their community. The diverse group hatches their plans under an awning that protects them from the sun, the kind that warms…

Calling for water-sensitive urban designs for Bhutan’s Cities

4 February 2023

Experts look at water-sensitive urban designs for Bhutan’s Cities


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Climate-induced migration in Somalia

3 November 2022

The LAND-at-scale program acknowledges the central role of climate change. In a short series of blogs, the knowledge management team highlights the diverse impact that climate change has on communities across the world, and how LAND-at-scale projects contribute to adaptation and mitigation measures…

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

16 February 2021

Download the summary report of this webinar here This webinar was organized in the frame of the 2nd Arab Land Conference. It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account…