Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data
24 May 2022
Global

The Land Portal Foundation is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Knowledge Engineer to join our dynamic open data team in charge of selecting, curating and ingesting different types of land-related data into the Land Portal.

Empowering civil society and communities through open land data
14 June 2022
Global

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Both ENDS
20 May 2022
Authors: 
Lilian Lee
Global

 


"At last, we are beginning to harvest  more than 100 years
of international advocacy of Indigenous peoples."

- Dr. Myrna Cunningham Kain, on her initial reactions to the $1.7 billion pledge

      
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indicators

Statistical data aggregated from trusted providers 
    

        
     66,000+ resources

Searchable library of open access publications   
    

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Land-at-Scale

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A controlled vocabulary
and powerful tool
for making data and information
more discoverable.

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An easy-to-use tool
for bringing together and visualizing 
statistical and geospatial data 
related to land issues.

Open Up Guide for Land Governance

Open Up
guide for 
Land Governance
    

Countries

 Mopani coppermine Photo by PhotoSmith2011 (CC-BY-SA 2.0)

Zambia is a former British Colony which obtained independence in 1964. Heavily dependent on revenues from copper and cobalt mining, the economy has been vulnerable to the rise and fall of commodity prices throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

Issues

china agricultural land food security

Producing food for the world’s growing rural and urban populations starts with agricultural land. Reducing current high levels of hunger and malnutrition, as called for by the Sustainable Development Goals, will depend on land use decisions and governance from the global to the local level. Although about 40 percent of the world’s land is used for crop production and pasture, today some 800 million people remain food insecure and as many as 2 billion are malnourished. Achieving food security requires physical, social, and economic access to safe and nutritious food.

Learn more about common challenges concerning Land & Food Security.

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