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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2021
    Global

    The Open Up Guide on Land Governance is a resource  aimed to be used by governments from developing countries to collect and release land-related data to improve data quality, availability, accessibility and use for improved citizen engagement, decision making and innovation. It sets out:

    1. Key datasets for land management accountability, and how they should be collected, stored, shared and published for improving land governance and transparency;

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2021
    Global

    About the workshop

    On 28th June from 2pm - 5pm CEST the LandPortal and LandVoc Community of Experts hosted a workshop as part of the 4th AGROVOC Annual Editorial Meeting to support shared learning and dialogue on the development, promotion and adoption of AGROVOC sub-schemes. 

  3. Library Resource
    Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions
    Reports & Research
    July, 2021
    Tanzania, Mongolia, Global

    For more than five years, the Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) Project has been investigating the intersection of gender and land relations in mining-affected pastoralist communities in Mongolia and Tanzania. The aim has been to develop a methodology for long-term community engagement and capacity building to protect and support the land rights of all vulnerable people – thus to fully mainstream attention to gender equity in land tenure governance within a framework that would facilitate improvements in community land rights across the board.

  4. Library Resource
    Land Portal Annual Report 2020
    Reports & Research
    June, 2021
    Global

    Long-term, sustainable and responsible ways to access and share data are fundamental to all efforts to support sustainable development and particularly salient to improving land governance and securing land rights for landless and vulnerable people. The COVID-19 pandemic has unequivocally demonstrated that the need for land rights has never been greater, as governments have shut down land administration systems and rolled back regulations protecting vulnerable communities.

  5. Library Resource
    Open data for improved land governance

    Open-up Guide

    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2021
    Global

    The period for public comments is now closed. Thank you to all those who submitted feedback. The revised version is available here.  

  6. Library Resource
    The Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption

    A Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Global

    Opening up land-related administrative data, combining it with data from other sources  and processing and making this data available as easily accessible information for women and men equally could be a means to counteracting land corruption in land management, land administration and land allocation. But does open data and enhanced data transparency indeed help to counteract land corruption?

  7. Library Resource
    Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption

    Evidence, opportunities and challenges

    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2021
    Global

    This is the presentation of Dr.  Marcello De Maria, Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Agriculture Policy and Development at the University of Reading during the webinar on the Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption on January 28th, 2021. 

    The analysis revealed overwhelming support for the use of open data as an anticorruption tool in the land sector, but it also found strong evidence for the existence of a high degree of untapped potential.

  8. Library Resource
    The Covid-19 Crisis and Land Governance

    A Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    September, 2020
    Global

    This webinar took stock of the emerging insights on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on land rights and discussed concerns about the expected mid-to-long term impacts on equitable and sustainable land governance.

    The discussion built upon previous efforts of the broader land governance community, including the Quick-scan Survey on the COVID-19 crisis by LANDac and the LANDdialogue, insights from the LANDac Professional Learning Programme and the webinar and discussion series ‘Land Rights Implications of COVID-19’ by the Land Portal Foundation and its partners.

  9. Library Resource
    COVID-19 and Public Health: Indigenous Peoples on the Front Line
    Reports & Research
    October, 2020
    Global

    Three-quarters of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to humans, with Ebola, SARS, MERS and now COVID-19 being examples. Scientists are warning that deforestation, industrial agriculture, illegal wildlife trade, climate change and other types of environmental degradation increase the risk of future pandemics.

  10. Library Resource
    LandVoc - Community of Experts Workshop

    June 2020 Workshop Report

    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 2020
    Global

    This report provides a summary of a two-part online workshop in June 2020 to explore the creation of a community of experts to support the ongoing development of the LandVoc concept scheme, and to support ongoing contributions from the LandVoc community to AGROVOC. The workshops brought together 35 experts mprove awareness of the importance of controlled and multilingual vocabularies, and of value of semantics to management. of agriculture and land related knowledge.  

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