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25 May 2023
Cuba

"Nos están dando un trato preferencial", admitió Boris Titov, jefe del Comité Empresarial Cubano-Ruso, en la apertura de un foro de empresarios rusos en La Habana

Refugees in Sudan
23 May 2023
Sudan
Eritrea
Central African Republic

Al Jazeera reports on how Eritrean refugees are caught between crisis at home and conflict in the Sudan where there are 126,000 refugees, 11% of the estimated 1.1 million refugees in the country. For more information on Eritrea see also the Land Portal country profile. Conflict and displacement have major implications for land rights and governance.

 

Confident Gender and Land Champions
23 May 2023
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Tanzania
Asia
Central Asia
Mongolia
Global

Latest paper from the WOLTS team offers new evidence of a sustainable approach to securing land rights for women and communities 

11 May 2023
Bangladesh

Bangladesh, with its new Forest Conservation Bill of 2023, is on the brink of a momentous shift in its forest management practices, with two new laws set to revolutionize the sector. These laws, which will replace the colonial-era Forest Act of 1927, have been hailed as a “paradigm shift” and will have a significant impact on the way forest resources are utilized and protected in the country.

landscape-Cambodia
2 May 2023
Asia
Cambodia
Southern Asia

The Joint Credit Mechanism REDD+ (JCM REDD+) project will enable Cambodia to maintain the conservation of the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. The project is being extended to more than 50 villages around the sanctuary.

Land rights in Cameroon in limbo
1 May 2023
Cameroon

Whereas Cameroonian law grant men and women equal access to land ownership, unofficial yet prevalent customary laws greatly restrict women’s right to own land. 

22 April 2023
Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Myanmar

Farmers and other land-owners have no legal recourse against a regime using war to seize land for military bases, client corporations and grandiose infrastructure projects.

Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone
18 April 2023
Sub-Saharan Africa
Colombia
Cambodia
Global

The Land Portal Foundation has launched a new Land & Investments Portfolio that unpacks the key concepts, terms, international frameworks and policies, and many other aspects critical to understanding how land investments affect society.

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