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UGlobe | Open Invitation: Online Expert Meeting on Food Sovereignty

Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the most urgent global challenges, not least in terms of food – and nutrition security in the background of rapid population growth, water scarcity and climate change. Recent research shows that African households… Read More

LANDac | New publications MDPI Land

In collaboration with the MDPI Open Access journal Land, LANDac has published three open access papers on ‘Land Governance in Transition: How to support transformations that work for people and nature?’. Domínguez, L., & Luoma, C. (2020). Decolonising… Read More

Environment and Urbanization | Incremental Housing as a Node for Intersecting Flows of City-Making: Rethinking the Housing Shortage in the Global South

Newly released paper by Femke van Noorloos, Liza Rose Cirolia, Abigail Friendly, Smruti Jukur, Sophie Schramm, Griet Steel and Lucía Valenzuela (2020). Click here to read the full paper.  Abstract:Incremental housing drives urbanization worldwide, and is recognized as… Read More

University of Antwerp | PhD Scholarship on political ecology of PES

The University of Antwerp (Belgium) is currently offering a 4-year PhD Scholarship on “Political Ecologies of Payments for Ecosystem Services and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Nicaragua and Guatemala” at the Institute of Development Policy.  The research seeks to… Read More

VVI Research Report and Policy Brief | Land and Climate Change: Rights and Environmental Displacement in Mozambique

A new research report and policy brief by Carolien Jacobs and Bernardo Almeida (2020) from the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society (VVI). Mozambique is a country prone to natural disasters such as floods and cyclones,… Read More

IASC 2020 Virtual Conference: African Commons

Online WorldwideJuly 13 – 27, 2020 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Download the call here. The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) organizes a virtual conference from July 13-27, 2020 on African Commons. This conference will be… Read More

Master’s-level training on land at Chiang Mai University – Reflections from the first cohor, 2017-19

Since 2017, the International Master’s program in Social Sciences Development Studies) at Chiang Mai University has included a focus on land relations. This reflects a revitalized interest in land and its governance in the region involving academics, practitioners,… Read More

Update LANDac events due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Update: 9 April 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to turn our world upside down, and our thoughts are with everybody directly or indirectly affected by the virus. To ensure the health and safety of all of us and… Read More

Call for Papers: CFP RC21 Antwerp: Rethinking the urban housing shortage in the global South: incremental housing as a node for intersecting flows of city-making

RC21 Conference, Antwerp, July 6–8, 2020 Session organizers: Griet Steel, Femke van Noorloos and Abigail Friendly, Department of Human Geography & Planning, Utrecht University Sustainable urban housing stands at the nexus of multiple SDGs (SDG11 figuring prominently), with… Read More

Land Portal | Data Stories Contest 2020

The Land Portal has released its Data Stories Contest 2020! Extended Deadline: 23rd March 2020. For more information, see below or visit the Land Portal website. “As data enthusiasts, we believe in the power that data holds and… Read More