Land Degradation & Tenure
Resources for Land Degradation & Tenure
3 February 2023
In his story, Soilless Farming to the Rescue. How to Boost Agriculture Without Hurting Forests, published by the Foundation for Investigative Journalism, Abdullah Tijani tells how Adebowale Onafowora, a Nigerian agricultural entrepreneur, embraced hydroponics as an alternative to traditional…
3 February 2023
The article tells how the farmers in Chinyika, Gutu District, heavily affected by droughts, came up with a way to improve soil fertility by herding together their cattle. The collective action to address a problem that affects them all stands out in this story.
7 January 2023
Authorities in an Indian Himalayan town have stopped construction activities and started moving hundreds of people to temporary shelters after a temple collapsed and cracks appeared in over 600 houses because of sinking of land, officials said Saturday.
Durationaab: November 2013 - April 2019
Donors: World Bank Group
To reduce land degradation and improve land productivity in selected watersheds in targeted regions in Ethiopia, the project support several land tenure related acitivities. First, it supports the review, harmonization and revision of the legislative, policy and regulatory frameworks for sustainable
Durationaab: March 2015 - September 2020
Donors: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
The programme will address the challenges of deforestation and peat land degradation through investments to increase transparency and accountability, building capacity for spatial (land-use) planning, and engaging and mobilising the private sector in support of sustainable economic development. It d
Landscape Planning and Restoration to Improve Ecosystem Services, and Livelihoods, Expand and Effectively Manage Protected Areas
Durationaab: October 2022 - October 2022
Ecosystem services in productive and protected land/seascapes conserved by improved land use and marine spatial planning policies and land/seascape level management in Gambia.
3 November 2022
The LAND-at-scale program acknowledges the central role of climate change. In a short series of blogs, the knowledge management team highlights the diverse impact that climate change has on communities across the world, and how LAND-at-scale projects contribute to adaptation and mitigation measures…
Land Rights, Biodiversity and Global Health: How Can Indigenous People Help Prevent Future Pandemics?
20 May 2021
The Ford Foundation, the Land Portal Foundation, the Tenure Facility and the Thomson Reuters Foundation launched a webinar on May 20th on the the link between “environmental imbalances” and “emerging infectious diseases". This is well established in literature; studies have shown that activities…