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Colombia is considered one of the countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world, due to its geographic location: landscapes range from the Amazon in the south, to the Andes in the middle zone, to the valleys and coasts of the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The country has over 44 million inhabitants, of which almost 2 million identify themselves as indigenous and almost 3 million as black, Afro-Colombian, Raizal or Palenquero (NARP - acronym in Spanish)
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Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone

New Portfolio Highlights the Promises and Pitfalls of Land Investments

18 April 2023

The Land Portal Foundation has launched a new Land & Investments Portfolio that unpacks the key concepts, terms, international frameworks and policies, and many other aspects critical to understanding how land investments affect society.

Massive Land Formalization Campaigns Begin Delivering Rural Land Titles

20 March 2023

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

Preparing Land Experts in Colombia

14 November 2022

Law schools in Cauca, Colombia are partnering with USAID to promote courses on land and property administration to respond to a growing need in human resources and expertise in land issues.



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Woman topographer proves land surveyors are not limited to men.

Beating the Stereotypes in Land Administration

18 October 2023

How a land surveyor in a rural Land Office in Colombia has overcome challenges to find herself in a career dominated by men.

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Building Climate Resilience through Inclusive Land Governance

On the day of the opening of #COP28, join us for a thought-provoking webinar that delves into the intricate relationship between land governance and climate resilience, a critical area that has gained immense importance in the context of global climate challenges and sustainable land use practices…