Building Climate Resilience through Inclusive Land Governance | Land Portal
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Neil Sorensen,
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LANDac, the Netherlands Academie on Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development, is a partnership between Dutch organizations working on land governance. The partners are the International Development Studies (IDS) group at Utrecht University (leading partner), African Studies Centre, Agriterra, the Sociology of Development and Change (SDC) group at Wageningen University, the Land Portal Foundation, HIVOS, the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Enclude Solutions.

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Date and Time: November 30th, 2023, 3:00-4:30 PM CET

On the day of the opening of #COP28, join us for a thought-provoking webinar that delves into the intricate relationship between land governance and climate resilience, a critical area that has gained immense importance in the context of global climate challenges and sustainable land use practices. This event aims to unpack the crucial role inclusive land governance plays in building climate resilience. 

To set the scene, Richard Sliuzas from the University of Twente will launch a scoping study into the land-climate nexus, after which we'll dive into specific elements of this nexus, with a specific focus on inclusive approaches, with examples from the ground.

We're excited to bring together a panel of key change-makers in this process (local government, donors, practitioners and academia), who will reflect on these elements. Not only will they discuss the challenges and opportunities amongst themselves, but your insights, questions and experiences will also play a central role!

This event is not just a webinar; it is a platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and collective learning. We believe that the insights shared during this session will contribute significantly to the ongoing discourse on land governance and climate resilience, providing valuable perspectives for practitioners, policymakers, and academics alike.

We are committed to making this event inclusive, and we encourage participants from all backgrounds and regions to join us in this critical conversation. Together, we can contribute to a future where land governance plays a pivotal role in building resilient communities and ecosystems in the face of climate change.

Secure your spot today and be part of a movement towards sustainable and resilient land governance practices. 



  • Richard Sliuzas, Emeritus Professor, University of Twente



  • Kaj van de Voorstenvoort, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands (IGG-Climate)

  • Ombretta Tempra, Human Settlements Officer, UN-Habitat (MENA)

  • Mr. Ronald Murungi, Physical Planner, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MLHUD), Uganda 

  • Bernardo Almeida, Assistant Professor, Leiden University College (LUC)

  • Shuaib Lwasa, Professor, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), University of Twente


This is the second webinar in a ‘Responsible Scaling’ series, initiated by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and the Land Portal Foundation as part of the the LAND-at-scale program. LAND-at-scale is a Dutch land governance support program, financed by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and managed by RVO.


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This report is a contribution of the knowledge management component of the LAND-at-scale programme (LAS) which is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and implemented by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland - RVO). LAND-at-scale is a seven-year programme (2019-2026), that aims to contribute to fair and just tenure security, access to land and natural resources for all.

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