Newsroom | Land Portal

The newsroom is designed to help visitors get the latest news from the Land Portal. We regularly release announcements and blogs with original insights into land governance, open data, and related issues. To discuss any news release below please contact hello@landportal.info and subscribe to our mailing list here

Announcements

New launches, project updates, job opportunities, and anything Land Portal.
 
29 July 2022
Global

New Work

New work from the Land Portal.
 
27 July 2022
Africa
Mali

Mali is a landlocked country in the heart of the Sahel that faces land related tensions, food insecurity and severe security challenges despite the 2015 peace agreement. Agriculture accounts for 39% of the national GDP and Mali’s main exports rely on gold, cotton, and livestock.

27 July 2022
Argentina

The Land Portal published a new country portfolio for Argentina as part of our Country Insights initiative.  The initiative seeks to expand knowledge about how countries govern their land, the challenges they face, and the innovative solutions they find to manage land tenure issues. 

20 July 2022
Authors: 
Lilian Lee
Kenya
Brazil
Colombia
Global

The Land Portal has been using data stories since 2019 as a way to demonstrate how combining data with engaging, memorable and persuasive narratives can empower communities to tell their stories to the world. 

Empowering civil society and communities through open land data
14 June 2022
Authors: 
Lilian Lee
Africa
Cameroon
Namibia
South America
Colombia
Paraguay
Global

Webinar participants responded to the question, "Provide one or two words that
come to mind when you think of open data."
Transparency and empowerment were the top words

Insights

Analysis and perspectives on issues that lie at the heart of land governance challenges.
 
12 July 2022
Authors: 
Dr. Rick de Satge
Global

14 December 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Charl-Thom Bayer
Keitha Booth
Global

The Land Portal works to embed land governance in open data discussions and vice versa. This primer is extracted from the recently published Open Up Guide for Land Governance.

 

19 November 2021
Authors: 
Ms. Laura Meggiolaro
Global

The Land Portal, Global Data Barometer, and Open Data Charter are working together at the nexus of open data and land governance. This blog shares how we are bringing our complementary expertise and passions for more open and transparent land data systems. 

The problem

Land Portal Events

Dynamic conversations and robust debate. The Land Portal welcomes all voices from around the globe.
 
19 December 2022
Global

In 2022 we remain in the midst of a once-in-a-century pandemic, increasingly violent weather events connected to the changing climate, and global security tensions due to war and conflict. Indigenous Peoples and local communities (IPLCs) are among the most vulnerable and are both directly and indirectly hard-hit by these events. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
Ford Foundation
Thomson Reuters Foundation
19 July 2022
Global

19 July | 15:00-16:30 CEST

Since 2019, the Land Portal has been using data stories as a way to demonstrate how combining data with engaging, memorable and persuasive narratives that can empower communities to tell their stories to the world. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation

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