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FIG Congress 2023
28 May 2023 to 1 June 2023

Location

Orlando , Florida
United States
Florida US
Global

When our global community unites, the energy is unstoppable. That’s why FIG and the local organisers, NSPS, are thrilled to invite you for the FIG Working Week 2023. Look forward to an exciting week-long conference that brings the international community of surveying and spatial professionals together to experience a mix of interesting technical sessions and workshops, a trade exhibition and a variety of side events and social functions. 

Organizers: 
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
CCSI Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture 2023
2 May 2023 to 12 May 2023
Global

CCSI’s Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture provides an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenges and opportunities of agricultural investments.

Organizers: 
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
31 January 2023
Africa
Senegal
Global

The momentum is increasing around international land monitoring initiatives, together with an unprecedented demand for free, accessible, and usable land data and information. The land sector must find ways to seize opportunities presented by open data innovations while negotiating a rapidly changing data environment. 

The Land Portal and Open Data Charter have been working with the Government of Senegal to open up land data, following the guidance set forth in the Open Up Guide for Land Governance. The Open Up Guide is a practical guide for governments who are seeking to better collect, publish, and use land data for the public good. As Phase 1 of this project, the team has published the State of Land Information in Senegal (SOLI) Report. SOLI reports are research-driven analyses of the current state of land data that assess the available land information against open data standards. 

 

The webinar will:

  • Share latest results from the Open Up Guide implementation pilot in Senegal and findings from the SOLI Senegal report 

  • Ask and discuss questions concerning the interest in and maturity of open data in Senegal as it relates to land 

  • Hear perspectives from the government of Senegal (ANAT, PROCASEF), donors (GIZ, World Bank), local community members, using specific case studies on data and land initiatives

 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Government of Senegal
24 January 2023 to 31 January 2023
Global

NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) has opened a new open, online introductory webinar series: Connecting Citizen Science with Remote Sensing. This 3-part training, delivered in English and Spanish, will provide attendees an overview of citizen science efforts that use Earth Observations combined with ground-based information in the fields of climate change, sustainable development, ecosystem monitoring and characterization, drought, and land cover or land-use change, and will highlight case-study examples of successful citizen science projects, with some examples from NASA supported projects and activities.

Land Tenure Security Revisited
15 December 2022
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

Strengthening security of tenure is considered a key outcome of the LAND-at-scale program as a pre-condition to improved livelihoods, resilience, and sustainable resource use. LAND-at-scale interventions employ a range of tools to achieve tenure security, in particular land mapping and registration. Despite the popularity of such interventions, the assumptions underpinning the impact pathways from registration to tenure security and derived outcomes such as improved livelihoods are not always built on a solid evidence base. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
LANDac
Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency
ILDC 2022: Global Pulls on Local Lands: Southern Perspectives
7 December 2022 to 9 December 2022

Location

Bangalore
India
IN
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Southern Asia
India

The theme of the sixth edition of ILDC in 2022 is “Global Pulls on Local Lands : Southern Perspectives”. The objective is to further and expand the scope of South-South Exchange around land conversations and cooperations, that began during the last episode, while the focus of the deliberations will continue to be on India.

Organizers: 
NRMC
ILDC 2022: Global Pulls on Local Lands: Southern Perspectives
7 December 2022 to 9 December 2022
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Southern Asia
India

Le thème de la sixième édition de l'ILDC en 2022 est "Global Pulls on Local Lands : Southern Perspectives". L'objectif est de poursuivre et d'élargir la portée des échanges Sud-Sud autour des conversations et des coopérations sur les terres, qui ont débuté lors du dernier épisode, tandis que l'accent des délibérations continuera d'être mis sur l'Inde.

Organizers: 
NRMC
5 December 2022 to 10 December 2022

Location

Azim Premji University Bengaluru
India
IN
India

Date: - 5 - 10 December 2022

Theme: - Land Governance and Development

Venue: - Azim Premji University Campus, Bengaluru, India

Organizers: 
NRMC
Azim Premji University
1 December 2022
Global

This final webinar of the Land Dialogues 2022 series, will take place  after the UN Climate Change Conference COP 27 (6 – 18 November, Sharm El-Sheik). With a historic 1.7 billion dollar pledge having been made at last year’s COP26 by the Forest Tenure Funders Group to advance Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ tenure rights and their forest guardianship, it is important that we discuss  challenges and opportunities in the context of these important advancements. The  “Post COP27: Reflecting on Donor Promises to Forest Guardians” webinar will serve as a platform to reflect on progress made, what is falling short and if the 1.7 billion dollar pledge made during COP26 was reflected during COP27.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Ford Foundation
27 November 2022 to 1 December 2022

Location

Beer-Sheva
Israel
IL
Global

The upcoming conference organized by the Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel will focus on the intersection of land and water and the impact of land degradation and drought on populations across the world. More details on the event are coming soon.

Organizers: 
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
22 November 2022
Africa
Namibia
Senegal
Global

The webinar will share the latest results from the Open Up Guide implementation pilot in Senegal and the SOLI research in Namibia. We will ask and answer pressing questions concerning the interest in and maturity of open data in the two countries and specifically in the land sector. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Government of Senegal
Open Data Charter
Customary Land Rights in Sierra Leone
17 November 2022
Sierra Leone

In September 2022, Sierra Leone enacted unprecedented laws related to land, climate, and sustainable development. This new law transforms communities’ ability to protect their land rights and pursue sustainable development. This webinar will discuss the processes, the experiences, the challenges, and the context of this new law, highlighting the new responsibilities in Sierra Leone.

Organizers: 
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
International Institute for Environment and Development
Land Portal Foundation
Namati

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