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27 March 2020
Global

One of the biggest challenges we face as a land community is the way in which we share information about our respective work and projects.  We currently lack one key virtual and accessible online space to document land related projects worldwide, so that we may get an overview of what is happening and build on, instead of duplicate initiatives.  The goal is complementarity and collaboration, in

africa agriculture investment
18 March 2020
Africa
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The nature  and scale of investments in land in developing countries has divided opinion  many contexts, especially where local people depend on access to land for agriculture.

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Recent events

LANDac Conference 2020
2 July 2020 to 3 July 2020

Location

Muntgebouw
Leidseweg 90
Utrecht
Netherlands
NL
Global

The LANDac Annual International Conference offers a podium for researchers, practitioners and private sector representatives interested in land governance for equitable and sustainable development.

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LANDac
9 June 2020 to 19 June 2020

Location

Columbia University
435 West 116th Street
10025 New York
United States
US
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Recent blogs

31 March 2020
Authors: 
Emmanuel Mbise
Tanzania

As a Swahili speaker from Tanzania, I have not often had the opportunity to meet or work with people from remote Maasai communities. However, I recently visited the villages of Naisinyai and Mundarara in the north of the country as part of a global research project on women’s land rights in pastoral communities affected by mining (the WOLTS project).

Land grabs and broken promises on corporate responsibility, combined with government inaction, have led to conflict between corporations and communities in Borneo and Sumatra (Photo: David Gilbert, RAN via Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0)
1 April 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Lorenzo Cotula
Global

International standards can help businesses fill gaps in national law, but addressing issues at scale requires systemic governance reform.

 

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2 April 2020
Global

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27 March 2020
Global

One of the biggest challenges we face as a land community is the way in which we share information about our respective work and projects.  We currently lack one key virtual and accessible online space to document land related projects worldwide, so that we may get an overview of what is happening and build on, instead of duplicate initiatives.  The goal is complementarity and collaboration, in

16 March 2020
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia

It has been more than a decade since 64-year old Khorn Khorn lost three hectares of land to a close ally of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

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