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The Struggles for Land Podcast- Season 1 - Episode 2 - Commons and communities

29 June 2024
The Struggles for Land Podcast gives a voice to those fighting for access to land and defending the commons. Focusing on one major theme per episode, the podcast interviews and brings together farmers' organizations, social movements, environmental protection and the defense of the commons, as well as researchers and consumer associations. These exchanges between actors from the four corners of the globe enable us to better understand the local and international stakes, the successes and the difficulties of these mobilizations, which all have in common that they are working towards a society based on peasant and feminist agriculture in harmony with ecosystems. You can listen to all the episodes on this page and on the various platforms:

The Struggles for Land Podcast: Season 1 - Episode 1 - Land grabbing

29 June 2024
The Struggles for Land Podcast gives a voice to those fighting for access to land and defending the commons. Focusing on one major theme per episode, the podcast interviews and brings together farmers' organizations, social movements, environmental protection and the defense of the commons, as well as researchers and consumer associations. These exchanges between actors from the four corners of the globe enable us to better understand the local and international stakes, the successes and the difficulties of these mobilizations, which all have in common that they are working towards a society based on peasant and feminist agriculture in harmony with ecosystems. You can listen to all the episodes on this page and on the various platforms:

Opportunity: SOLIndex Consultancy

24 June 2024
The Land Portal Foundation seeks dynamic and highly motivated country consultants to conduct desk-research and assess; or review the state of land data and information in specific countries in Africa and Latin America. The consultant must be fluent in English and at least one or more of the following languages: French, Portuguese, Spanish. 

The Land Portal Turns 15!

15 May 2024
This year, the Land Portal marks 15 years in action. We began as a simple, yet ambitious, website in 2009 by aggregating fragmented land data for people searching for free, reliable information to support land rights protection for vulnerable people. 

The Land Portal at the World Bank Land Conference 2024

08 May 2024
For over two decades, the World Bank Land Conference has been an important and necessary forum for the land sector, bringing together participants from governments, development partners, civil society, academia, and the private sector to showcase research, discuss issues and good practice, and inform policy dialogue. The Conference encourages cross-sectoral knowledge exchange and this year, the Land Portal team is eager to attend the relaunched Land Conference from May 13-17, 2024 in Washington, DC.

Consultancy: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training Day Facilitation

08 May 2024
The consultant or consultant team will be responsible for designing (in consultation with the Board) and then delivering a day of participatory and comprehensive DEI training tailored to the needs and goals of the Land Portal Foundation Board and Core Team. There will be approximately 17 participants in total. The training should cover topics such as unconscious bias, social norms, cultural competency, privilege, intersectionality, and strategies for creating an inclusive working environment, among others.  

Opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Grant for Earth Sciences at the Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis

07 May 2024
A public selection is announced, based on qualifications and interview, for the award of  a postdoctoral assignemnt for the performance of research activities inherent to the Scientific Area "Earth Sciences" to be carried out at the Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis of the CNR carrying out research within the COOL Project - "System for the Consolidation of L2 products of the PRISMA-SG mission" - Implementing Agreement no. 2023-18-HH.0 of Framework Agreement No. 2018-6-Q.0 - CUP F23C23000160005, for: "Participation in the activities foreseen in the research project COOL - System for the COnsOlidation of L2 products of the PRISMA-SG mission" - The research will focus on the consolidation of L2 products (reflectance), of PRISMA-SG through the refinement of techniques for atmospheric correction and the development of verification/validation processes, as well as through the collection of ground data at sites of interest in Sardinia and other national and international sites. Application and development of techniques for remote data simulation and model inversion for data correction, including through the use of artificial intelligence learning analytical models and techniques. Sensitivity studies and development of remote datum validation criteria, under the scientific responsibility of Dr. Federico Santini.