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Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions
16 June 2021

Location

Online
Africa
Tanzania
Asia
Mongolia
Global

Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) is a practical action-research project on gender and land, led by development consultants Mokoro.

Organizers: 
Mokoro
International Land Coalition
Land Portal Foundation
People Centered Conservation
HakiMadini
LANDac Conference 2021
30 June 2021 to 2 July 2021
Global

Land, Crisis and Resilience

30 June – 2 July 2021
afternoons (CEST), online

The LANDac Annual International Conference offers a podium for knowledge exchange between researchers, practitioners and private sector representatives interested in land governance for equitable and sustainable development. Anticipating that the COVID-19 global crisis will continue to restrict travel and large-scale events, the LANDac Annual International Conference 2021 will be held in an online format.

Organizers: 
LANDac
11 June 2021
Lebanon

A major project reform in Lebanon at the cadastre and land register department level has started with the support and cooperation of the French development agency and the expertise of France, via the FEXTE project that funds technical cooperation programmes and project-preparation studies in developing countries.

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Recent events

LANDac Conference 2021
30 June 2021 to 2 July 2021
Global

Land, Crisis and Resilience

30 June – 2 July 2021
afternoons (CEST), online

The LANDac Annual International Conference offers a podium for knowledge exchange between researchers, practitioners and private sector representatives interested in land governance for equitable and sustainable development. Anticipating that the COVID-19 global crisis will continue to restrict travel and large-scale events, the LANDac Annual International Conference 2021 will be held in an online format.

Organizers: 
LANDac
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29 June 2021
Global

Knowledge management and learning is at the heart of the LAND-at-scale program. For this reason, RVO is excited to announce a partnership with LANDac and the International Land Coalition for the implementation of an integrated knowledge management component as part of the program.

Organizers: 
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
LANDac
International Land Coalition

Recent blogs

18 June 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Matt Kandel
Sub-Saharan Africa

Landscape restoration creates opportunities for securing the land and natural resource rights of local land users as well for improving soil health, sequestering carbon, and enhancing biodiversity. In order to achieve synergies between these interrelated aims, restoration practitioners must carefully consider how projects are managed, particularly with regard to supporting equity in project design and planning—the focus of this blog.  

 

17 June 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Jeremy Gaunt
Senegal
Ecuador
Philippines

The Sarayaku people of eastern Ecuador have declared their traditional Amazonian home as Kawsak Sacha — a living forest with rights.

On Mindanao, in the Philippines, the Manobo people have created a local and regional governance structure for their lands, including Bagani, or warriors, to police the area against logging and poaching.

Recent news

17 June 2021
South Africa

On the 11th June the Pietermaritzburg High Court ruled that the Ingonyama Trust (created as the last legislative act of the outgoing apartheid government in 1994)  had adopted an illegal policy of forcing people living on land that had occupied for generations to sign leases and pay rent to the Trust.

Ambitious $104 million program targets land degradation in Africa and Central Asian countries
16 June 2021
Africa
Kenya
Malawi
Mozambique
Tanzania
Zimbabwe
Angola
Botswana
Namibia
Burkina Faso
Central Asia
Kazakhstan
Mongolia

Main photo: Farmers at a FAO anti-desertification project in Burkina Faso, one of 11 countries targeted by the Global Environment Fund Initiative

Govt okays proposed legislation to protect agricultural land
9 June 2021
Pakistan


Main Photo: The participants were told that under the proposed law, besides the Land Use and Building Control Authority, the establishment of a council at provincial level was also proposed with the chief minister as its head. Reuters/File

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11 June 2021
Egypt
Burundi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Somalia
South Sudan
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Colombia
Vietnam
Palestine
Global

LANDac is looking for an enthusiastic, goal-oriented Project Manager who has affinity with the field of land governance and development, and is committed to making knowledge management work for more effective policy implementation, innovation and upscaling.

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