The Global Land Tools Network 4th Meeting


GLTN was set up in 2005 by UN-Habitat to develop practical and up-scaleable tools for pro-poor land policy. ILC sits on the International Advisory Board of GLTN, as means to facilitate links between rural civil society stakeholders and GLTN. On 28 and 29 October 2009, GLTN will be organising a workshop to strengthen collaboration with partners.

Land Governance in Support of the MDGs

país:United States of America

ILC Secretariat participated at the event organised by World Bank, 9-10 March 2009, in Washington on “Land Governance in Support of the MDGs: Responding to New Challenges”. Many papers on six areas of interest have been presented and discussed:

Launch of DPRN Project


ILC, University of Groningen and Oxfam Novib, came together in The Hague on 26th February to launch an initiative funded by the Development Policy Review Network (DPRN). This project will focus on supporting networking and research on trends, risks and opportunities in commercial pressures on land, linking in to the wider research project of ILC. Partners will come together to share findings at a special 1-day session at the 15th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Utrecht University, 5-8 July.

FIDA invita aprotaciones


sobre el tema de la violencia contra la mujer rural

El FIDA e stá poniendo en marcha una iniciativa de sensibilización acerca de la violencia contra la mujer y invita testimonios, entrevistas o programas radiofónicos, fotos y carteles sobre episodios de violencia contra mujeres de las zonas rurales así como intervenciones innovadoras y exitosas de apoyo a mujeres que hayan sido víctimas de violencia.