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Local Counterpart Rwanda LAND at scale
15 February 2024
Africa
Rwanda

Kadaster International is seeking the support of a local project consultant throughout the remainder of the project period to foster relationships, stay abreast of developments and stakeholder activities, as well as guide the Kadaster experts from the Netherlands in the execution of their trainings.

13 February 2024
Uruguay

De 8,6 millones de hectáreas vendidas entre 2000 y 2019 en Uruguay, más de 6 millones fueron, por vía de la excepción, a sociedades anónimas, en su mayoría extranjeras

Oxfam Novib
6 February 2024
Netherlands
Global

Do you want to fight for equality? Tackle inequality at its roots, together with colleagues, partner organizations, and activists in more than 90 countries? To change the systems behind it, once and for all?

Oxfam Novib stands behind the people who stand up for equality. Together, we fight for a world where everyone has equal opportunities, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or skin color. A world where everyone feels safe; where income gaps are shrinking instead of growing, where climate change is tackled in a firmer and more honest way. 

3 February 2024
Global

The FAO Land Tenure Unit is calling for the submission of abstracts for the publication of a special issue of the FAO Land Tenure Journal entitled

SOLIndex Dashboard: Consultancy
2 February 2024
Global

The Land Portal Foundation is recruiting a consultant or a company who will be responsible for researching, advising and developing a viable land data dashboard that enables users to visualize and analyze the available data.

Head of Finance and Administration
2 February 2024
Netherlands
Global

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Senior Finance & Administration Manager to play a pivotal role in guiding the Land Portal towards long-term sustainability and impact. As Senior Finance & Administration Manager, you will oversee all financial and procurement aspects of our organization, drive financial strategy and planning, and ensure compliance with relevant policies and regulations.

Call for nominations open for Equator Prize 2024
25 January 2024
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

The 15th cycle of the Equator Initiative aims to identify innovative approaches and solutions led by Indigenous Peoples and local communities in three categories.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) led Equator Initiative releases a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2024. The nominations are open through 26 February 2024. 

Call for 2024 Equator Prize Nominations
25 January 2024
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

This year’s Equator Prize will recognize innovative initiatives that showcase how action on nature, led by Indigenous Peoples and local communities, can provide effective climate solutions, and demonstrate effective pathways to transform our global systems for people and Planet. Winning initiatives will be honored for their successes in protecting, restoring, and/or sustainably managing nature for nature-positive development outcomes.

Land Corruption in Africa
24 January 2024
Southern Africa

Land ownership in South Africa is a complex topic, with dozens of laws regulating the purchase, redistribution, and tenure of land, as well as the property rights of landowners. These laws date back decades, through pre- and post-colonial apartheid eras, and they govern different spaces – urban and rural, commercial and residential, peri-urban and farming, and more.

State of Land Information in Liberia, Mozambique, & Sudan
23 January 2024
Sudan
Mozambique
Liberia

We are proud to announce the release of three State of Land Information reports, which detail the land information status in Mozambique, Liberia, and Sudan. These comprehensive reports provide an in-depth analysis of the current land information systems, legal frameworks, and data accessibility in these countries.

4 January 2024
Kenya
Mozambique
Tanzania
Uganda
Cameroon
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
Burkina Faso
Liberia
Mali

Are you passionate about upholding Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IP&LC) rights and supporting the protection of forests and biodiversity and the governance of IPLC land and forests in the African continent?  

Group Picture RGIL CW
18 December 2023
Ethiopia

A project of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, co-funded by the EU and implemented through the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has been striving to ensure that investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management, and respect the land access rights and needs of the local population, vulnerable groups and women. After continuous engagement in respective activities, the Responsible Governance of Investments in Land (RGIL) project will phase out by the end of 2023 and is handed over to the government of Ethiopia.

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