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Conference Papers & Reports
June 2018
China
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Vietnam

The forum was co-hosted by the Mekong Region Land Governance Project and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2018
Global

IN’s latest resource is an introduction to the topic Land and Water Grabbing: A discussion of integrity implications and related risks, which discusses the integrity implications and risks of land and water grabbing. The essay examines the link between land and water grabbing, the people that are most impacted by this, and legal frameworks related to both land and water rights.

Reports & Research
March 2018
Scotland

Community Land Scotland (CLS) has today published ‘Towards Land Ownership Transparency in Scotland’, part of a larger study led by Transparency International to test a framework for assessing land ownership transparency within countries.  The framework was presented at ‘Land Governance in an Interconnected World’, the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in Washing

Investigating Land Corruption in Africa (cover)
Manuals & Guidelines
March 2018
Africa

The training manual provides a complete course for journalists – covering all aspects of researching, constructing, and presenting a land corruption story – which can be downloaded (for free) and used by trainers with or without prior experience of investigating land issues.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2018
Global

The International Land Coalition’s Commitment 8 seeks to ensure transparency and accountability, through unhindered and timely public access to all information that may contribute to informed public debate and decision-making on land issues.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2017
Uganda
Sub-Saharan Africa

This policy brief presents strengths and weaknesses of state and traditional land justice institutions in relation to access, costs and speed in concluding the process of resolving land cases. In the current legal and institutional framework, strengthening of the customary justice system would bring benefits.

Rural Land Management in Bangladesh
Peer-reviewed publication
December 2017
Bangladesh

Based on a theoretical discussion from global perspective the paper describes present rural land administration and management structure in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a land scarce country with high-density population. As most of the people live in rural areas and depend on agriculture and allied activities, proper rural land management is crucial.