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Herders Confront a Challenging New Landscape
3 April 2021
Mongolia

Dzuds, a weather phenomenon characterized by extreme cold, used to be unusual. Now, they’re becoming the new normal.

2 April 2021
Africa
Northern Africa
Egypt
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Yemen

The Land Portal Foundation seeks six dynamic and highly motivated regional consultants to conduct research about the land governance context in specific countries, as well as, to develop partnerships and to communicate land information. These are part-time (5 days a month) for a 12-month period,  with the possibility of renewal based on performance and depending on funding availability.

29 March 2021
Pakistan

Trend of large once green swathes of land turned into concrete jungles in recent years has environmentalists concerned

 

FAISALABAD, Pakistan

A mounting housing crunch is fast devouring Pakistan's agricultural lands, which may have cascading effects on the country's food security in years to come.

New UN report shows evidence that Indigenous and Tribal Peoples are the best guardians of the forests of Latin America and the Caribbean
25 March 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean

Improving tenure of forests by Indigenous and Tribal Peoples can lower deforestation rates and biodiversity loss, avoiding C02 emissions, but more investment is urgently needed to address rising threats.

 

Colombia farmer GPS
23 March 2021
Colombia

LAND-at-scale has started to work in Colombia on land formalization through a Fit for purpose approach in Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities.

Mali rural population
22 March 2021
Mali

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) is seeking (an) organization(s) to implement the LAND-at-scale intervention in Mali.

Peatland on fire again as burning season starts in Indonesia
16 March 2021
Indonesia
  • Indonesia’s annual fire season has started again, with hotspots detected in 10 provinces.
  • Some of the fires have been detected in protected areas with large swaths of peatland.
  • The government says it’s preparing to carry out cloud seeding to induce rainfall in affected areas.
Uzbek Farmers Unhappy With President's Order Giving Land To Jobless Youth
14 March 2021
Uzbekistan


Main photo: Farmers complain that not only will they lose income without compensation, but they even have to pay taxes on the land they are forced to give away.

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