Approaching the GLF 2018, Government of Indonesia convenes a high level meeting at the Presidential Palace

Friday, 8th December 2017

More bricks are being paved to complete the journey toward the Global Land Forum 2018. Hosted by the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), relevant ministry institutions were attending a high-level meeting to weave an engagement toward the preparation of the GLF, taking place at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Governments working with private and public stakeholders to improve land governance in Africa

Thursday, 23rd November 2017

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13 November  2017- Multi-stakeholders platforms (MSP) bringing together civil society organisations (CSOs), private sector, governments, and UN agencies are essential in securing land rights and achieving development in Africa. The collaborative nature of these platforms has great potential for synergising ideas and finding common ground on land issues. MSP appears to be a recommendation of regional, continental and international normative frameworks on land tenure, including the Frameworks and Guidelines on Land Governance in Africa (F&Gs), the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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A Visit on Communal Land Tittle (CLT) and Forest Management in Cambodia

Friday, 8th December 2017

The group of NGOs and government officials from Cambodia, led by the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) in collaboration with Asia Indigenous Peoples Pacts (AIPP) conducted a three-day exposure visit from 12th to 14th September 2017 in community, indigenous peoples’ organization and University of Chiang Mai. 

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National Conference on Land Reform in India

Friday, 8th December 2017

In India, land reform is currently a forgotten agenda. Immediately after India’s independence, the Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru promised to eliminate the intermediaries and restore land to the tiller resulting in the passing of historic Zamindari Abolition Act in 1956. Yet unfortunately, land has never became the core agenda of the successive governments despite various revolutionary steps through social movements. 

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Líderes y lideresas indígenas de Perú se capacitan en torno a la gobernanza responsable de la tierra

Friday, 20th October 2017

Incluir en las políticas públicas un enfoque de gobernanza de la tierra centrado en las personas resulta necesario para lograr un acceso equitativo a la tierra y una gestión adecuada de los recursos naturales. Las Directrices Voluntarias para la Gobernanza Responsable de la Tierra (DVGT) constituyen un acuerdo histórico de índole internacional que, llevado a la práctica, permite garantizar a las poblaciones rurales pobres y grupos vulnerables, el acceso y el control de los recursos naturales. 

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Se realizó Foro binacional para abordar el Acaparamiento de Tierras y el Extractivismo

Tuesday, 10th October 2017

El acaparamiento de tierras en pocas manos afecta los patrones productivos agrarios y ganaderos, incrementando la pobreza rural e impactando negativamente en la seguridad alimentaria. Este fenómeno fue el tema central de un Foro binacional realizado en Nicaragua en el marco de la Estrategia para el Acceso Democrático a la Tierra a favor de Pobladores Rurales en situación de pobreza (ENI) que se impulsa en ese país.

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