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  • GUATEMALA BLOG SERIES #1. Setting the stage

    My name is Jur Schuurman and I will be blogging about land governance in Guatemala, where land and land governance are key elements in the debate about the country’s development. Raised in Argentina and with a strong Latin (and Central) American background, I have been involved with LANDac for several years now, first as the […]

  • Learning Platform update: Highlights from Mozambique

    Since the first multi-stakeholder Learning Platform on Land Governance and Food Security in Tanzania on April 27 and 28 (Blogpost #1), LANDac and partners have organized two additional Learning Platforms in Mozambique and Uganda. This new blogpost shares the highlights from the Mozambique Learning Platforms which took place in the city of Chimoio on July […]

  • Highlights from Learning Platform on investments in Tanzania

    On April 27 and 28, 2017, a first multi-stakeholder Learning Platform on Land Governance and Food Security was organized in Ifakara, Tanzania1. The Learning Platform creates space for dialogue and learning around land-based investments in agriculture and forestry in the Kilombero Valley in Tanzania. The main question addressed during the two-day meeting was how to […]

  • Golden Ghana: Pressing problems and new solutions for land management

    Vincent Oberdorf is a student of International Development Studies at Utrecht University who recently conducted research on land issues in Ghana for his Master’s thesis. Here he writes about some of the things he encountered. In Ghana, land is under increasing pressure. In some parts of the capital city, Accra, land prices are higher than […]

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