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17 June 2021
South Africa

On the 11th June the Pietermaritzburg High Court ruled that the Ingonyama Trust (created as the last legislative act of the outgoing apartheid government in 1994)  had adopted an illegal policy of forcing people living on land that had occupied for generations to sign leases and pay rent to the Trust.

Ambitious $104 million program targets land degradation in Africa and Central Asian countries
16 June 2021
Africa
Kenya
Malawi
Mozambique
Tanzania
Zimbabwe
Angola
Botswana
Namibia
Burkina Faso
Central Asia
Kazakhstan
Mongolia

Main photo: Farmers at a FAO anti-desertification project in Burkina Faso, one of 11 countries targeted by the Global Environment Fund Initiative

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11 June 2021
Egypt
Burundi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Somalia
South Sudan
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Colombia
Vietnam
Palestine
Global

LANDac is looking for an enthusiastic, goal-oriented Project Manager who has affinity with the field of land governance and development, and is committed to making knowledge management work for more effective policy implementation, innovation and upscaling.

11 June 2021
Lebanon

A major project reform in Lebanon at the cadastre and land register department level has started with the support and cooperation of the French development agency and the expertise of France, via the FEXTE project that funds technical cooperation programmes and project-preparation studies in developing countries.

11 June 2021
Oman

Muscat: The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Information Technology, (MTCIT), has begun implementing the medium-term open data action plan 2021-2024.

Firefighters participate in controlled burn training—a long-practiced Indigenous method of wildfire
11 June 2021
United States of America

As drought and climate change make fires worse, officials are returning to Native nations’ time-tested techniques. Returning the land would be better.

In January, ReconAfrica drilled its first test well in Namibia.
11 June 2021
Africa
Botswana
Namibia
Canada

A whistleblower complaint to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission cites “egregious” violations by ReconAfrica and executives.

Rivers are key to restoring the world’s biodiversity
11 June 2021
Global

Biodiversity is plummeting, but restoring rivers could quickly reverse this disastrous trend.

Govt okays proposed legislation to protect agricultural land
9 June 2021
Pakistan


Main Photo: The participants were told that under the proposed law, besides the Land Use and Building Control Authority, the establishment of a council at provincial level was also proposed with the chief minister as its head. Reuters/File

9 June 2021
Mozambique

After much planning and preparation, we are looking forward to starting a new land governance project in Mozambique with our partners, Centro Terra Viva. With support from the Land-at-Scale programme, we will be able to provide thousands more Mozambicans with proof of their land rights and further develop the CaVaTeCo platform and the Cadastro Popular. 

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7 June 2021
Namibia

RUNDU – Communal land boards across the country are facing a challenge of many requests for land in their areas, with over 30 000 applications yet to be processed, land reform minister Calle Schlettwein has said. 

Photo by Faizal Abdul Aziz/CIFOR.
4 June 2021
Zambia
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
Indonesia
Nepal
  • Researchers looked at 31 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America that hold almost 70% of the world’s tropical forests and 62% of the total feasible natural climate solution potential, and found that most of the tropical forested countries looking to benefit from carbon markets still need to define community carbon rights.

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