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ILDC 2019
29 January 2019
India

The Land Portal Foundation and the NRMC Center for Land Governance are partnering with key organizations to hold a series of three webinars on Forest Rights and Governance in India

8 November 2018
Global

 

We are honored to announce that Omidyar Network has renewed its support of the Land Portal Foundation with an investment of $400,000 to support the integration and visualization of spatial data and the dissemination of SDG-related data and information, as well as provide core funding for institutional enhancement, over the next two years.

Events

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4 July 2019 to 5 July 2019

Location

Muntgebouw
Leidseweg 90
3531 BG Utrecht
Netherlands
NL
Netherlands
Global

LAND GOVERNANCE IN TRANSITION: 

How to support transformations that work for people and nature?

 

Organizations: 
LANDac
East-Africa-land-data-ecosystem.png
8 May 2019 to 10 May 2019

Location

University of Nairobi
University Way
Nairobi
Kenya
KE
Sudan
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Somalia
South Sudan
Tanzania
Uganda

There is no doubt the Global Data Revolution has reached the land sector. Government data portals, open access academic journals, community mapping initiatives and other citizen-generated data - there is a palpable positive drive across the world that allows processes such as data collection to be more inclusive and open.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
GODAN
Local Development Research Institute
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
Global Online Access to Legal Information

Blogs

Liberia_landsecurity
20 May 2019
Authors: 
Alfred Brownell
Africa
Liberia

This year's Goldman Environmental Prize winner says the battle for land rights in Liberia is just getting underway.  Alfred Brownell is the recipient of the 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize and founder of Green Advocates an NGO and academic at Northeastern University School of Law

Rural Recife Brazil
16 May 2019
Authors: 
Mrs. Patricia Maria Queiroz Chaves
Brazil

Over the last 2 years, a bottom-up SDGs monitoring process has been developing in the municipalities of Caruaru and Bonito to give women tenure security. 

Caruaru and Bonito are located in the semi-arid region of Pernambuco state in northeast Brazil, where grassroots women have been supported by Espaço Feminista,a civil society organization dedicated to women’s economic and political empowerment through public policies. 

Recent news

24 May 2019
Northern America
  • North America’s temperate rainforest extends some 2,500 miles from California to the Gulf of Alaska, providing important habitat for many species and playing a big role in global carbon sequestration. However, despite its uniqueness, there is no officially recognized name for the whole of the forest.
24 May 2019
Global

New Delhi._ The 21st century is often projected as one of Urbanity. Some go to the extent of even saying that if the hallmark of 20th century was the rise of nation states (and of welfarism), the current one will be that of cities, urbanity and ecology, and defined by struggles of millions to claim urban spaces and redefine urbanity, generating enormous challenges.

 

23 May 2019
Paraguay

ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay (Reuters) - Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself.

23 May 2019
Global

Nature-based solutions such as ecosystem restoration will play an indispensable role in addressing climate change, but a strong economic case will need to be made to convince policymakers, investors and business leaders to place them higher on the agenda.

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