LANDex Initiative Democratizes Land Monitoring and Puts People at the Center of Global Land Data
Thursday, 28th March 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – The LANDex initiative, to be launched this Thursday on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, is the first global dataset of its type to offer people-centered perspectives into the impacts of land governance.
A tool to secure tenure for all in Francophone Africa
Friday, 15th March 2019
Across French speaking Africa, communities are battling governments and companies to preserve their historical rights to land. An inclusive land tool developed by the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is helping communities determine borders and protect their rights.
Peter Ken Otieno, Technical Coordinator, Rangelands Initiative Africa | RECONCILE and Angela Nyanchama, Policy Research & Advocacy Officer at RECONCILE
Wednesday, 6th February 2019
In 2018, pastoral conflicts claimed more lives in Africa than terrorism according to the African Union. The ILC Rangelands Initiative in Africa commissioned studies that examines little tweaks that can bring change.
What makes civil society land networks effective and durable?
Cara Scott and Emmanuel Sulle
Tuesday, 18th December 2018
Networks provide an increasingly popular organizational structure for collective action on land rights in Africa and elsewhere around the world, but sustaining networks’ impact, engagement, and resourcing can be challenging.
Uganda Land Matrix National Land Observatory launched
Tuesday, 27th November 2018
Uganda has a new combat gear – and it’s not going to be used to tear down homes and destroy lives. Instead it will arm the country with a platform to fight for land rights, peace and justice, and comes in the form of the latest Land Matrix-supported National Land Observatory (NLO)