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Second Arab Land Conference 2021
22 February 2021 to 24 February 2021

Location

Cairo
Egypt
EG
Algeria
Egypt
Libya
Morocco
Sudan
Jordan
Palestine
Saudi Arabia
Syrian Arab Republic
United Arab Emirates
Yemen

The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt is pleased to announce the Second Arab Land Conference to be organized under the patronage of the Egyptian Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities.

Organizers: 
Global Land Tool Network
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
World Bank Group
Government of Egypt
Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19
18 February 2021

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

 

Organizers: 
Forest Peoples Programme
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
Don't forget smallholder farmers
25 February 2021

Location

Online
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Asia

This webinar takes place in the frame of the County Insights initiative and marks the launch of Land Portal's new country portfolios for Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The aim is to unpack the topic of Responsible Agricultural Investment through experiences from these countries, while marking out tenure security risks for smallholders and the rural poor. In particular, the discussion will highlight new aims towards equitable and sustainable practices for land user and investor, comparing positive case examples, and challenges to promote inclusive measures.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation

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Recent events

FIG Working Week 2021
21 June 2021 to 25 June 2021

Location

Online
Netherlands
NL
Global

The fact that the Working Week has been transformed to take place virtually brings in new opportunities. This special e-Working Week will be accessible from all over the world, allowing the whole FIG Community with over 250.000 members from 120 countries to join in the event.

Organizers: 
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
15 June 2021 to 25 June 2021

Location

Virtual event
Global

Date: June 15-25, 2021

Location: Online   

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2021 Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture. 

Recent blogs

25 February 2021
Peru

El sector empresarial obstaculiza la defensa de los derechos humanos en Perú, lo que deja a los activistas expuestos a agresiones o a ser criminalizados, según un informe divulgado este jueves por dos ONG internacionales.

"El sector empresarial en el Perú juega un rol importante en el clima de inseguridad y ataques contra las personas defensoras de derechos humanos", dice el reporte preparado por la Organización Mundial contra la Tortura (OMCT) y la Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH).

Recent news

23 February 2021
Africa

The African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences (AJLP & GS) publishes research articles in Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences thematic areas. The main intention of encouraging innovation, promoting the exchange of knowledge and scientific outcomes, released its first issue in May 2018.

Bokeo Tea Farmer
17 February 2021
South-Eastern Asia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam
Southern Asia

MRLG is hiring a Communications and Event Management for Specialist for the Mekong Region Land Forum 2021.

1,60,566 individuals, organisations grabbed 2.57 lakh acres of forest land
7 February 2021
Bangladesh

A total of 1,60,566 individuals and organisations have grabbed 2.57 lakh acres of forest land across the country. 

Of the total forest land, 1.38 lakh acres are reserved forest area -- grabbed by 88,215 persons and organisations. 

FAO
12 February 2021
Africa
Global

The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) is launching the evaluation of the second phase of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) Umbrella Programme, which will end in June 2021.

 

They are currently looking for potential candidates to compose the evaluation team with experience in the following areas:

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