A group of statisticians and land property rights experts recently met at the World Bank offices in Washington D.C., with the objective of developing the preparatory requirements for supporting the reclassification of the Sustainable Development Goal Indicator 1.4.2 from Tier III to Tier II status.
On March 20, 2017, a group of individuals from a broad range of institutions and organizations that focus on improving land governance around the world hereby commit to promote and bolster data-sharing efforts within the land sector, with the hope that such action will catalyze positive changes in the area of land governance and lead to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goa
Over the past decade, international investments in land have come to the forefront of public debate. Some argue that investments in land, including by foreign entities, is a critical component of achieving food security.
Dynamic thematic portfolios combine detailed narratives with Linked Open Data to provide comprehensive global overview
Lorenzo Cotula discusses highlights from his latest acedemic piece, in which he explores whether investment treaties protect 'land grab' deals, and how these impact the land rights of rural people.
Inclusive approach in concert with Mekong region partners forges unprecedented access to data and information on land
The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charity arm of the world’s largest news and information provider, today launched Place (Property, Land, Access, Connections, Empowerment), an innovative platform to boost coverage of land and property rights, one of the most under-reported issues worldwide.
NGOs call on governments to act to save people and planet
Indigenous Peoples and local communities protect half the world's land, but formally own just 10 percent, according to a report released today by a global alliance of NGOs.
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED: 26 FEBRUARY 2016
Hosted by: Utrecht University, International Development Studies (IDS) – The Netherlands
Venue: Muntgebouw, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Dates: 30 June - July 2016
Large-scale land acquisition in the context of urban sprawl and climate change: Linking the Rural and the Urban
A broad partnership of indigenous coalitions and land rights and research organizations has launched LandMark, the first online, interactive global platform to map lands collectively held and used by Indigenous Peoples and communities.
The CPLP has initiated the creation of common draft guidelines to support Family Farming. These guidelines will identify priority issues and will support the Member States` effort to develop a sustainable agriculture to combat hunger and poverty efficiently.