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15 January 2020
Iran

Last week, our colleague Ghanimat Azhdari was one of the 176 people who lost their lives in a plane that crashed just outside of Tehran, Iran.  While our interaction with Ghanimat was brief, our team had the pleasure and honour of working with Ghanimat at the First Arab Land Conference, which took place in Dubai in February of 2018. 

Chuck Conley
13 January 2020
Global

Cadasta Foundation is pleased to welcome Chuck Conley as its new Director of GIS and Technology. In this role, Chuck will serve as Cadasta’s technology solution lead and will work alongside senior leadership to lead, analyze, develop, and implement innovative technical strategies to document the land and resource rights of vulnerable communities. 

10 January 2020
Global

Tijani Muhammad-Bande was addressing the International Organization for Renewable Energy High-Level meeting on the particular threat faced by Small Island Developing States, or SIDS, and their partners in development. 

9 January 2020
Southern Asia
India

Activists concerned Forest Advisory Committee recommendation will lead to privatisation, destruction of forests

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) has recommended that private players be allowed to raise plantations to be later used for compensatory afforestation (CA). This has raised concerns among green activists.

8 January 2020
South America
Argentina

Some residents fear development projects are going to push those with fewer resources out of the area which sits on prime real estate

BUENOS AIRES - Standing next to his self-built home reached by a steep ladder in a Buenos Aires slum, resident Miguel Romero is sceptical about the future despite ambitious government plans to improve the oldest shanty area in Argentina's capital.

7 January 2020
Eastern Europe
Ukraine

his past November, Ukraine’s parliament took its first steps to reverse an almost two-decade old regulation barring its citizens from selling farmland or changing agricultural land usage. Initially designed as a temporary moratorium on land sales, this regulation has de facto metastasized as one of the most significant obstacles for Ukraine economically, socially or politically.

6 January 2020
Southern Asia
India

A government campaign to plant more trees has sparked a negative response from the indigenous communities of India.

8 January 2020
Global

New America’s Future of Property Rights Program (FPR) was founded to answer the following question: Why is a quarter of the world’s population unable to exercise their fundamental right to property, despite advances in technology and human development?

15 November 2019
Global

The Land Portal Foundation is recruiting up to two new board members to complement its existing board.

WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS ARE #SOLVABLE
6 January 2020
Global

In half the countries in the world, women face obstacles to land rights, leaving millions unable to unlock their full potential. But this challenge is #Solvable. In a new video, Landesa Researcher Gina Alvarado explains how improving land laws and confronting gender norms can help strengthen women’s land rights and create a more equitable world for all.

 

 

6 January 2020
Philippines

Riding a populist backlash against the elite, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to rescue landless peasants from poverty. Instead, he has reinforced the monopolistic grip of landowners.

Realizing Dreams Through the Power of Land Rights
6 January 2020
Myanmar
Vietnam
Southern Asia
India

The following story is developed from remarks at TEDxJakarta 2019.

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