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  1. Library Resource
    March, 2014
    Ethiopia, Germany, Kenya, Uganda

    This week, the World Bank will host its annual Conference on Land and Poverty in Washington, DC. The theme of the conference is “Integrating Land Governance into the Post-2015 Agenda: Harnessing Synergies for Implementation and Monitoring Impact.”
    Throughout the week, USAID staff will chair several sessions, including:

  2. Library Resource
    March, 2015
    Africa, Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Rwanda, Zambia

    The 2015 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty will take place at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on March 23 - 27, 2015. The theme of the 16th annual conference is "Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity.”

  3. Library Resource
    December, 2014
    Ethiopia, Finland, Kenya, Sudan, Zambia

    By M. Mercedes Stickler, Land Tenure and Evaluation Specialist, USAID.
    Last month, I had the opportunity to take part in the inaugural Conference on Land Policy in Africa. This event—organized by the Land Policy Initiative—highlighted the fact that land is one of the most important development issues facing Africa today.

  4. Library Resource
    April, 2014
    Ethiopia

    Congressional Briefing hosted by Congresswoman Betty McCollum on March, 28 2014Remarks by Dr. Gregory Myers, Land Tenure and Property Rights Division Chief, USAID (as written)
    First, I would like to thank Congresswoman McCollum for hosting this event and ActionAid for organizing and bringing all of us together for this important briefing. I would also like to thank Congresswoman McCollum’s staff for their attention to these critical issues.

  5. Library Resource
    March, 2014
    Ethiopia, Germany

    USAID Land Tenure and Property Rights Division Chief Dr. Gregory Myers's Remarks from Partners’ Support to the Voluntary Guidelines & Land Governance: Exploiting Synergies & Measuring Impact. Remarks posted as written.

  6. Library Resource
    December, 2013
    Ethiopia, Germany, United Kingdom

    USAID is pleased to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Governments of Ethiopia, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Federal Republic of Germany to improve rural land governance. Building on existing programs and the seven land country partnerships announced at this year’s G8 Open for Growth Summit, this new partnership will support greater transparency in rural land governance, promote responsible agricultural investment, and improve Ethiopia’s legal framework and practices related to rural land administration and land use.

  7. Library Resource
    November, 2013
    Ethiopia

    By Dr. Gregory Myers, USAID Division Chief, Land Tenure and Property Rights
    USAID recently sponsored Devex’s Land Matters campaign in order to raise awareness about the importance of property rights. Throughout this campaign I stress that secure land tenure and property rights (LTPR) is the gateway to economic growth, food security, sustainable natural resources management, and other development goals.

  8. Library Resource
    September, 2013
    Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria

    The G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition aims to lift 50 million people out of poverty in ten years through a partnership between G8 members, African nations and the private sector. In order to increase production at a rate needed to achieve food security, the New Alliance seeks to accelerate responsible investment in African agriculture and commit to coordinated policy reforms.

  9. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Ethiopia

    By Dr. Gregory Myers, USAID Division Chief, Land Tenure and Property Rights
    On July 30, I had the pleasure of joining Landesa President Tim Hanstad at Global Washington in Seattle for a rich discussion of the Global Farms Race: Implications of Food Security, Poverty, and Foreign Investment.

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