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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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"The world is dressing up in diversity."

6 June 2024

Interview with a same-sex couple who requested a joint title to formalize their property in Colombia.

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



Land control, tenure and exploitation have been a fundamental part of the Colombian conflict. It is not surprising, then, that forced displacement and land confiscation have claimed the most victims, primarily affecting the most vulnerable groups, such as peasants with few resources, indigenous communities, and Afro-Colombian communities.

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Mapping activities with community members in La Teofila la Arenosa

Understanding the link between Climate & LAND-at-scale country projects - Climate Change and Land Governance in the Indigenous Reserve Teofina La Arenosa, in Solano, Caquetá, Colombia

19 February 2024

As part of a scoping study titled Land Governance for Climate Resilience: A review and case studies from LAND-at-scale projects headed by Richard Sliuzas, Emeritus Professor, University of Twente, Tropenbos Colombia dove into the links between climate and land governance in their project.

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Climate resilience and land governance

Building Climate Resilience through Inclusive Land Governance

  On the opening day of #COP28, we hosted a thought-provoking webinar that delved into the intricate relationship between land governance and climate resilience, a critical area of immense importance in the context of global climate challenges and sustainable land use practices. This event aimed to…