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The Ethiopian government is striving to enhance responsible agricultural investment that can meet nationally, regionally, and internationally accepted principles, according to Ministry of Agriculture.
The Ethiopian Federal Democratic Republic of Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH implemented Responsible Governance of Investment in Land (RGIL) project has organized the third Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (MSD) on Responsible Governance of Investment in Land (RGIL) at the national level from 21 to 22 March 2023 here in Addis Ababa. The National MSD aims at enhancing general awareness of responsible agricultural investment in Ethiopia, discussed the key challenges in the large-scale agricultural investment facing Ethiopia and proposes potential policy and legal solutions to the identified bottlenecks in the sector.
With USAID support through the Land for Prosperity Activity, the Colombian government has begun delivering land titles as part of a far-reaching project to transform the territory and meet the Peace Accord commitments
Land Portal Publishes New State of Land Information Report for Malawi
During the colonial era, data and information was largely treated as confidential in Malawi. According to Mambulasa (2016), many statutes in Malawi dating back to colonial times promote government secrecy and the withholding of public information. This has resulted in lingering land administration and management challenges. Land-related problems have been a constant feature of Malawian society, including the pre-colonial, colonial and post independence period starting in 1964.
Malaysian states that offer land in strategic locations for free or at a nominal premium rate will be given priority by the government in the construction of people’s housing projects
Este reportaje fue desarrollado y publicado a través de una asociación entre El Colectivo 506, Land Portal y PopNews. La iniciativa, organizada por PopNews, una organización dedicada a compartir soluciones destacadas en reportajes de periodismo, invitó a estudiantes de periodismo a enviar propuestas de historias para ser editadas y publicadas en El Colectivo 506. Esta historia en particular es parte del proyecto de Nieves Zúñiga para la Beca LEDE 2022, un programa de la Red de Periodismo de Soluciones, y en colaboración con Land Portal.
Lao villagers worry that compensation for Pak Beng Dam will be too low
Just 38 indigenous communities out of 455 have received communal land titles since the government first made them available in 2009, with indigenous activists and rights groups bemoaning the notoriously slow process.
Secure land rights for women and girls are linked to increased women’s leadership and autonomy, enhanced economic opportunities, better social security, safety and dignified societal standing.
Indonesia's mangrove restoration plan faces a major hurdle, with less than a third of the target area is actually viable for restoration.
We now invite abstract submissions for the IOS Fair Transitions - LANDac Annual International Conference 2023. IOS Fair Transitions and LANDac invite you to review the collection of conference sessions and submit your abstract to your preferred session. Abstract submissions should use the Abstract Submission Form, and include:
Farmland and pastures across Central Asia are far less productive after decades of monocropping