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Inequities in land tenure have existed throughout the history of Colombia. This is primarily due to competing interests between small landholdings (minifundios) and large estates (latifundios); between peasants and landowners.

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Connecting the Dots: UNDP projects connect land, energy and agriculture to protect the environment and build climate resilient livelihoods.

22 November 2021

True resilience relies on connecting the dots. Connecting the dots between nature, climate and energy. Connecting the dots between land-use, energy and agriculture, between livelihoods, natural resources, economic growth, social development and conservation, between people and the impacts climate…

Creating a Land Registry in Colombia that works for Everyone

7 September 2021

USAID and Colombia’s Superintendence of Notary and Registry (SNR) continue recovering important land records by digitizing files and building the entity’s capacity to serve a healthy land market. In 2016, when USAID tried to support the Colombian government with the digitization of rural land and…

Peeling Back the Layers of Land Ownership in Colombia

6 August 2021

Collaborative social work is preparing communities for the historic task of untangling land ownership in a municipality plagued with conflict and displacement. Land ownership in Tumaco, Colombia, is like an onion. When a layer of history is peeled back, another layer lies beneath it. Over time,…

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USAID works in over 23 countries to improve property rights and land and resource governance. Jeremy Green/USAID

Interview with Javier Molina Cruz: Taking the VGGT to the Next Level

26 October 2021

Over the past nine years, the project on Supporting Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) has helped countries make political commitments towards the eradication of hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition, with the…

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9th Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Programme - Day 3 - WEBINAR ON COVID-19 AND TENURE SECURITY

Webinar on COVID-19 and Tenure Security

9th Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Programme   3 NOVEMBER 2020, 10.00 – 11.30 CET (9.00 – 10.30 GMT)  Project implementation in all countries and at the transversal level have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Anecdotal evidence from many countries suggest that the pandemic…