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4 December 2020

Covid-19 has no doubt changed the way we interact with one another and the way we are able to effectively communicate in our day to day lives.  When it comes to leveraging visibility for land rights globally, and keeping land on the agenda and minds of a variety of stakeholders, Covid-19 has forced us to pivot as well as innovate in our methods of communication.  Traditional co

Land Portal Foundation
SDG 11 and Adequate Housing: Shared experiences of Europe and the Global South
9 December 2020


United States

The webinar “SDG 11 and Adequate Housing: Shared experiences of Europe and the Global South” is organized within the framework of 

Solid Ground
Habitat for Humanity Romania
Land Rights, Mining and Resistance: New Struggles on Mongolia’s Pastoral Commons
Conference Papers & Reports
July 2008

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and agricultural decollectivisation, post-socialist rural contexts have afforded commons scholars particularly fertile ground for examination of institutional change and evolution under new modes of governance.

International Association for the Study of the Commons

The IASC is the leading professional association dedicated to the commons. The association, founded in 1989, is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding, and creating sustainable solutions for commons, common-pool resources, or any other form of shared resource.

The IASC aims to:

27 November 2020


Face aux litiges récurrents dans sa localité, le maire de la Commune III a rencontré, hier jeudi, les acteurs impliqués dans la gestion des fonciers. Une occasion pour elle de mettre en garde les agences et les particuliers qui s’adonnent à des opérations illicites de lotissement et à la distribution des notifications et permis d’occuper.

Minister orders no more lease of Bangladesh forest lands
22 November 2020

Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday directed the country’s eight divisional commissioners for taking measures not to lease out forestlands to individuals and businesses and to evict the grabbers of forestlands.

New rule puts Indonesia’s protected forests up for grabs for agribusiness
20 November 2020
  • Indonesia’s environment ministry has issued a new regulation allowing protected forest areas to be cleared for a “food estate” program.
  • The program is aimed at boosting domestic crop supplies, but critics say it prioritizes the interests of agribusiness at the expense of small farmers and the environment.
Journal Articles & Books
November 2020
Sierra Leone

Within the framework of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), this paper summarizes the empirical findings from three sequentially related phases of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) VGGT programme, implemented as a pilot project in 2018.

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