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The State of Land Information in South Africa
1 October 2020

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South Africa
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Southern Africa
South Africa

Organizers: 
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Land Portal Foundation
15 September 2020
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Handing out title deeds is not enough

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Recent events

13 October 2020 to 15 October 2020

Location

Online
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Global

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will organize a High-Level Virtual Special Event on Food Security and Nutrition, 13 - 15 October 2020. The session, in lieu of CFS 47 which has been rescheduled to 8 - 12 February 2021 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, will seek to keep food security and nutrition front and centre on the global sustainable development agenda.

Organizers: 
FAO, Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
The State of Land Information in South Africa
1 October 2020

Location

Online
South Africa
ZA
Southern Africa
South Africa

Organizers: 
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Land Portal Foundation

Recent blogs

Carla León Celaya
14 September 2020
Authors: 
Dolene Miller
Latin America and the Caribbean
Central America
Nicaragua

Recent news

Land to lose: coronavirus compounds debt crisis in Cambodia
21 September 2020
Cambodia

At least 1.76 million jobs in the nation of about 16 million people are at risk due to COVID-19, while the poverty rate could double, to about one-in-four people, the World Bank said in May. Cambodian human rights groups have this year called for a freeze on loan repayments due to the virus and for lenders to return more than one million land titles held as collateral.

Stop vicious land grab cycle
19 September 2020
Thailand

Four years ago, Phu Thap Boek -- a popular mountainous attraction in Phetchabun province -- became synonymous with the success of the military regime in reclaiming forest land, or the Tuang Kuen Phuen Pa campaign when the state took back forest land from illegal occupants.

Threatened species caught in crossfire of ongoing land conflict in Myanmar
10 September 2020
Myanmar
  • Conflict over how best to protect the biodiversity of Myanmar’s Tanintharyi region may be contributing to the rapid loss of its forest cover.
  • Habitats of globally threatened species, including the critically endangered Gurney’s pitta and recently discovered geckos, face destruction due to logging, agriculture and other human pressures.
15 September 2020
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ethiopia
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
South Africa
Ghana

Handing out title deeds is not enough

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