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.

 
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The case for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Wednesday, 20th March 2019

Although livestock supports the livelihoods and food security of almost 1.3 billion people, its keepers, including pastoralists still feel marginalised. The Government of Mongolia and other countries are calling for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) to increase their recognition and the importance of rangelands.

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Perú: nuevo estudio alerta sobre inequidades de género en los procesos de titulación de tierras comunales y emite recomendaciones

Monday, 10th December 2018

El estudio La titulación comunal y los derechos de las mujeres indígenas a la tierra en la implementación del PTRT3 en el Perú señala que existen trabas para la participación de las mujeres en los procesos de titulación que deben ser atendidas por los sectores competentes.

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Launching of the land observatory in Uganda/ Landnet/Land Matrix

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)

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To strengthen land rights, invest in local leadership

Friday, 23rd November 2018

After decades of being the elephant in the room of global development, only now are we seeing increased recognition of land rights

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On World Food Day, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Mobilize to Assert Their Land Rights

Monday, 15th October 2018

New Policy Brief Highlights Their Role in Global Food Security

Thousands join community advocates in Kenya, Myanmar, Peru, Uganda, Guatemala, Indonesia, Australia and at least 18 other countries to call on governments to secure their rights to the lands that form the basis for global food security and help mitigate against climate change.

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