Global

Handful of sea-buckthorns harvested in the mountains of Nepal. Asian Development Bank
20 September 2017
Global

Land Portal Foundation and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) launch thematic portfolio on Land & Food Security

Approximately 40 percent of the world’s land is used for crop production and pasture, but 800 million people remain food insecure and as many as 2 billion are malnourished. In the coming years, ensuring the world’s poor and vulnerable have access to and control over land will be critical to prevent devastating food shortages and starvation.

Responsible Investments in Land Perspectives from Tanzania and Globally
Reports & Research
September 2017
Global
Tanzania

Landesa (strengthening land rights for the world’s poorest people) and Land Portal co‑facilitated the online dialogue on “Responsible investments in land: perspective from Tanzania and globally” from June 5 -16, 2017.

For details on the dialogue follow this link.

8 September 2017
Global

 

La Fundación Land Portal lanzó la Plataforma Tierra y Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) junto con Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), un esfuerzo con el que se busca que la información sobre los indicadores relacionados al tema tierra en los ODS esté ampliamente disponible.

 

Agri-Parks, Agri-Villages
Reports & Research
May 2017
Global
Africa
South Africa

This research report presents an assessment of local awareness in the Amajuba District of government's proposed Agri-Park and Agri-Village programmes. It also considers secondary data on international examples of Agri-Parks and Agri-Villages.

Conference Papers & Reports
September 2017
Global
Africa
South Africa
Ireland
Germany
Netherlands

The Groningen Centre for Law and Governance (GCLG) and the University of Cape Town collaborated with the Global Land Tool Network and True Price to convene the fourth annual colloquium on Expropriation Law in Cape Town. The annual meetings of this project concentrate on narrowly defined aspects of expropriation, and facilitate discussion amongst international academics and other experts on shared issues in Expropriation Law. The project gives delegates the opportunity to participate on the global platform, alongside leading scholars in the field of expropriation law.

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Training Resources & Tools
July 2017
Global

Date : juillet 2017

Source : Foncier & Développement

Par : Philippe Lavigne-Delville (IRD / Pôle foncier)

Le thème de l’insécurité foncière est mis en avant depuis les années 1990 dans les débats de politique foncière, mais trop souvent sans définition claire de cette notion. Or il ne faut pas confondre sécurité et droits formalisés ou légalisés, ni sécurité et propriété privée.

13 September 2017
Global

More precious than gold: 10 years of indigenous land rights under the UN Declaration

en years ago today, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

12 September 2017
Global

As land becomes less productive and people are forced to migrate to cities or abroad, there is greater likelihood of conflict over dwindling resources

ROME, Sept 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 1.3 billion people live on agricultural land that is deteriorating, putting them at risk of worsening hunger, water shortages and poverty, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) said on Tuesday.

8 September 2017
Global

In low- and middle-income countries, the vast majority of land remains contested, leaving around 2.5 billion people living i