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April 2021

Explores what the Prindex 2020 dataset tells us about land rights in sub-Saharan Africa. One in four people in Africa live with the fear of being evicted day-to-day: one of the highest rates in the world. Across 34 countries surveyed in sub-Saharan Africa;a staggering 121 million people said they felt insecure.

Reports & Research
April 2021
Europe

Les Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers applicables aux terres, aux pêches et aux forêts dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire nationale (les Directives) et le Cadre et lignes directrices sur la politique foncière en Afrique (F&G) sont des instruments importants au niveau international et du continent africain pour améliorer la gouvernance fonc

Don’t forget the smallholder! Finding inclusivity in land investments
Reports & Research
April 2021
South-Eastern Asia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Malaysia
Singapore

This is the report of a webinar which took place on 25th February 2021 organized by the Land Portal Foundation.

Training Resources & Tools
April 2021
Global

The need to step up monitoring of land governance issues drove the establishment of the Global Land Indicators Initiative (GLII) in 2012 by Millennium Challenge Corporation, the World Bank, and UN-Habitat. The platform is hosted and facilitated by Land and Global Land Tool Network Unit in UN-Habitat.

Journal Articles & Books
April 2021
Timor-Leste

This article discusses the inherent limitations of law in transitional justice processes regarding land grievances. Through analysis of the case of Timor-Leste (East Timor), a country marked by post-colonialism, post-authoritarianism, and post-conflict.

Reports & Research
April 2021
Africa
Global

The Global Land Indicators Initiative (GLII) platform was established in 2012 through the joint effort of United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the World Bank and Millennium Challenge Corporation with the aim of making global-scale monitoring of land governance a reality by 2021.

Communal Violence in Mauritania and Senegal 1989-1992
Reports & Research
April 2021
Mauritania
Senegal

A local famer-herder conflict over grazing rights in the Mauritanian-Senegal border region has triggered a spiral of violence between Senegalese and Mauritanians in the southern Senegal River bank and different Mauritanian cities. This escalation has to be understood against the background of persistent racism and discrimination of the ‘black’ population of Mauritania.

Manuals & Guidelines
Reports & Research
April 2021
Global

CESCR calls for written contributions to the draft general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Reports & Research
Training Resources & Tools
April 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia

Ce manuel du praticien explique comment promouvoir une réforme des régimes forestiers communautaires qui soit proactive en faveur de l’égalité des sexes. Ce manuel s’adresse à celles et ceux qui tentent de relever ce défi dans les pays en développement.

Institutional & promotional materials
April 2021
Global
The meeting of the UN HLPF in 2021 will be held from Tuesday, 6 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council.