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LANDac International Conference 2022
23 June 2022
Authors: 
Mr. Neil Sorensen
Netherlands
Global

The 13th Annual LANDac Annual Conference is taking place in person next week in Utrecht, Netherlands, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. All the conference sessions will also be accessible online to registered participants. LANDac brings together land governance stakeholders from around the world who might not otherwise meet, including academic researchers, the private, civil society, and policy makers.

21 June 2022
Africa
Uganda

Opening remarks for the GIZ Land Governance Knowledge Exchange Workshop delivered by

Dr Arno Sckeyde, Head of Program, Strengthening Advisory Capacities for Land Governance in Africa (SLGA) 

Dr. Klaus Ackermann, Head of Global Program Responsible Land Policy

 

Your Excellency, Madam Minister, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, 

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Recent events

19 December 2022
Global

In 2022 we remain in the midst of a once-in-a-century pandemic, increasingly violent weather events connected to the changing climate, and global security tensions due to war and conflict. Indigenous Peoples and local communities (IPLCs) are among the most vulnerable and are both directly and indirectly hard-hit by these events. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
Ford Foundation
Thomson Reuters Foundation
27 November 2022 to 1 December 2022

Location

Beer-Sheva
Israel
IL
Global

The upcoming conference organized by the Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel will focus on the intersection of land and water and the impact of land degradation and drought on populations across the world. More details on the event are coming soon.

Recent blogs

1 July 2022
Authors: 
Mr. Frank Mintah
Global

Studies in forestry have predominantly focused on the degradation of forests, with significant policy attention across the global and national levels. Despite reported increases in deforestation in tropical forests (Wimberly et al. 2022) , there is scattered evidence of forest resurgence around the world (Chazdon et al. 2020) . Yet, there are limited empirical studies to explain the governance factors influencing such forms of transition.

Projecting development through tourism: Patrimonial land governance in Indonesian Geoparks
30 June 2022
Authors: 
Rucitarahma Ristiawan
Indonesia

This presentation introduces the role of patrimonial governance in capitalizing on constructed geo heritage landscapes in Indonesia. More specifically, the role this particular system of governance plays in commodifying geology through the creation of a geopark to meet nationally defined tourism development aspirations.

Recent news

11 March 2022
Eswatini

Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, is a “ticking time bomb”, according to Hlobi Dlamini, a gender and women’s rights advocate from that country. Reflecting on the state of Eswatini in the wake of a June 2021 uprising in pursuit of democracy and human rights, Dlamini said it is only a matter of time before there is another explosion of unrest.  

Demonstration for climate justice in India
4 July 2022
India
Global

The session Energy and Climate Justice: A Community aimed to cover discussions onglobal trends around renewable energy and climate finance by adopting a nexus approach connecting land tenure, community, and justice.

Medici Land Governance
4 July 2022
Rwanda
Zambia
Cape Verde
India

LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary

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