open access (land)

Open access is a tenure where there is no control on access to resources: specific rights are not assigned to anyone and no-one can be excluded.

By Nghia Le Trung, Chairman of the Advisory Council, National Center for Research and Development of Open Technologies (RDOT), Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam

29 March 2017

On March 20, 2017, a group of individuals from a broad range of institutions and organizations that focus on improving land governance around the world hereby commit to promote and bolster data-sharing efforts within the land sector, with the hope that such action will catalyze positive changes in the area of land governance and lead to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These individuals agreed on the following declaration:

26 February 2017 to 28 February 2017

Location

Best Western Green Hill Yangon
Myanmar
MM

Over the last 30 years, the nation states in the Mekong region have taken steps to reform their land policy to facilitate the efforts to end poverty, create wealth and grow their economies. To do this most effectively in this modern age requires the leveraging of technical innovations and data.

Second call for expressions of interest: national or regional information and data partnerships on land

Segundo convite à manifestação de interesse:

Parceria para a provedoria de informação ou dados nacionais ou regionais sobre terra

Segunda convocatoria de manifestación de interés: alianzas nacionales o regionales para compartir datos sobre la tierra

La Fondation du portail foncier  désirerait s’assurer la collaboration de partenaires nationaux ou régionaux qui acceptent de servir de relais pour la transmission d’informations concernant le développement, en fonction de leur destination géographique ou thématique.

La fondation souhaiterait  tout spécialement  être en relation avec des pourvoyeurs chevronnés d’information ou des organisations qui s’occupent de questions foncières, désireuses d’augmenter le volume de leurs services d’information.

By: Karin Goodwin
Date: August 14th 2016
Source: Herald Scotland

THE SCOTTISH Government must stop giving “carte blanche” to rich industrialists who are buying up vast swathes of Scotland’s countryside and instead bring about more radical land reform that benefits local communities, according to campaigners.

As the world’s population grows, global demand for food is predicted to nearly double.  The number of people at risk of hunger in the developing world is estimated to grow to more than a billion people by 2050. New data-driven solutions in agriculture and nutrition are increasingly being seen as a way to tackle this challenge.

Reports & Research
February 2014

 It is well recognized that secure land and property rights for all are essential to reducing poverty because they underpin economic development and social inclusion. Secure land tenure and property rights enable people in urban and rural areas to invest in improved homes and livelihoods. Although many countries have completely restructured their legal and regulatory framework related to land and they have tried to harmonize modern statutory law with customary ones, millions of people around the world still have insecure land tenure and property rights.