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Preparing Land Experts in Colombia

14 November 2022

Law schools in Cauca, Colombia are partnering with USAID to promote courses on land and property administration to respond to a growing need in human resources and expertise in land issues.

Scaling Tenure Security

Sustaining and Scaling Tenure to Land and Forests: Challenges and Opportunities to achieve sustainable solutions at scale

4 July 2022

LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary   With barely eight years left to reach the UN SD 2030 Goals, an acceleration of the process of securing and sustaining tenure rights is required. The focus of the land and forest governance sector should turn to scale approaches and…

Conflicts threaten food security and biodiversity. How can we overcome these challenges?

13 May 2022

The consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on food security and biodiversity go beyond the countries’ borders. The prices of food and other essential agricultural commodities skyrocket and go beyond the capacity of many. As a result, more people are vulnerable to hunger. “How to prevent…

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Women's Land Rights in Cameroon

To protect women and uproot patriarchy means confronting the links between land and gender-based violence

6 December 2022

Multiple studies indicate that secure rights to land and other property can protect women from experiencing domestic violence by strengthening their position within their families or by providing women with a stronger ability to exit abusive relationships.

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Pandemic, social unrest and war echoing in the Amazon

Recent global events have had dyre impacts on the world's remaining forests, particularly in tropical regions.