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

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Both ENDS
18 May 2022
Authors: 
Lilian Lee
Africa
South Africa
Cambodia
Thailand
Global

The Land Portal advocates for more and better open land data, but more and better have never been our end objectives. Data must be used; it needs a purpose. One of the ways we practice what we preach is through our data stories. 

Open and transparent land governance
17 May 2022
Global

The Land Portal, Global Data Barometer, and Open Data Charter are working together at the nexus of open data and land governance. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Open Data Charter
Global Data Barometer

Access the latest land news from trusted sources, discover events happening in your region and online, and read blogs by Land Portal users from around the world.

Recent events

FIG Congress 2022
11 September 2022 to 15 September 2022

Location

Warsaw
Poland
PL
Global

It is a real honour to host the FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw, Poland. The Conference will be held 11-15 September 2022 in Warsaw, Poland at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Warsaw.

Organizers: 
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

Recent blogs

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

Recent news

19 May 2022
South Africa

In less than a month, Nelson Mandela Bay will become the first South African metro to run out of water. In an appeal and warning that is almost unimaginable, the metro’s water chief has called for prayers as the disaster moves closer, confirming that water for drinking, washing, flushing toilets and fighting fires will be severely limited.

13 May 2022
China
India

Some local Tibetans say they are worried about Chinese soldiers in their area.

(Main photo: A view of Pangong Lake on the border with India and China, April 24, 2022.)

A bridge being built by China across Pangong Lake in a disputed section of northwest India could further inflame tensions between the two countries, experts on the border dispute said.

19 May 2022
Bangladesh
  • Several tribal settlements are spread across Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region, each with its own communally managed forest that residents can use.
  • But the unchecked exploitation of the once-rich forests, a consequence of population growth, has led to local water holes drying up, forcing many residents to leave the villages.

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