Reporting

Overview of results and output from LANDac and partners' activities. Click on the titles to read more.
  • Summary report – World Bank Conference Reflection Meeting 2018

    On April 12, 2018, LANDac organised a meeting for Dutch actors working on land governance to reflect on the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference 2018, that took place in Washington D.C. from March 19 – 23. The meeting brought together individuals who attended the WB Conference in Washington and those who did not attend but […]

  • Masterclass report – Land governance from the bottom up

    On March 23rd 2018, at the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference 2018 in Washington D.C., LANDac hosted the Master Class Land governance from the bottom up: including local communities in multi-stakeholder processes. With the Master Class, LANDac aimed to build on discussions held during the World Bank Annual Conference that often highlighted the need […]

  • KIT – Addressing Land Governance in International Responsible Business Conduct Agreements

    Within the framework of the Netherlands Social and Economic Council (SER), representatives of different stakeholder groups work together to prepare a series of sectoral agreements on reponsible business conduct in an international context. Several sectoral agreements have resulted from this process, and others are being negotiated. In support of these initiatives, the LAND dialogue has […]

  • Conference report – Adapting to Climate Change: Community-based adaptation in Multi-stakeholder landscapes

    This report details the proceedings of the seminar “Adapting to climate change: Community-based adaptation in multistakeholder landscapes”, held in Utrecht on 7th December 2017. This conference was co-organised by LANDac – the Netherlands Land Academy – and Utrecht University’ and NWO’s research programme “Towards more inclusive, cooperative and participative climate change interventions in Kenya, Ghana […]

  • Roundtable report – Inclusive urban development in Metro Manila

    This report captures the discussions and key points from the Roundtable on inclusive urban development in Metro Manila which was held at Balay Internasyonal, University of the Philippines.

  • CITYforum report – Utrecht

    On 18th and 19th September 2017, a group of experts on urban development joined a multistakeholder meeting in Utrecht, the Netherlands to discuss new ways to optimise the link between land issues and inclusive urbanisation in Jakarta, Indonesia and Manila, the Philippines. In an era where vast amounts of capital are being directed towards making […]

  • LANDac PhD Network Event

    This report summarises the inaugral LANDac PhD Network Event – which was held in Utrecht on 6th October 2017. The topic was “Ethics in land governance research”, and PhD students based all over the Netherlands participated to share experiences on methodological challenges in conducting empirical research on land governance and learn from other researchers about […]

  • Conference report – Climate change interventions as a source of conflict, competing…

    As countries in the South push for a greater focus on climate change adaptation (rather than mitigation), and enormous amounts of financing are made available through global finance mechanisms, understanding the impacts of climate interventions becomes increasingly important. Mitigation and adaptation are rarely the technical, apolitical processes as which they are framed; actions to address […]

  • LANDac 2017 Conference Report

    The LANDac Annual International Conference 2017 was titled: ‘Leave no one Behind: Setting the Land Agenda to 2030’. This edition took the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its starting point. With over 250 participants from more than 25 countries, it addressed a variety of themes as diverse as the SDGs themselves. Sessions were about ‘new’ […]

  • Improving the positive impacts of investments on smallholder livelihoods and the landscapes…

    This publication has been produced jointly by Tropenbos International, FMO – the Dutch Development Bank, KIT- The Royal Tropical Institute, and HIVOS International. It is a working paper aimed at impact investors, and presents key pointers or core guidance that have been drawn from international standards, principles and case studies, that follow. It provides solid and […]

  • Women’s Land Rights: From Global Commitments to Local Results

    This report briefly summarises the key messages from a seminar given by Catherine Gatundu, an environmental and women’s land rights expert from ActionAid. Building on over 10 years of experience of supporting women to claim their land rights, advocating towards governments and private sector to protect and respect those rights, Gatundu will share and discuss […]

  • Strengthening Land Governance for Development: Highlights of LANDac from 2010-2016

    This publication captures the main activities and findings of the first phase of LANDac, the Netherlands Academy on Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development. LANDac is a platform and partnership critically engaged in land governance for achieving inclusive and sustainable development. The first phase ran from 2010 to 2016 and is followed by a […]

  • Reference note: Analysing land governance in the multi-annual strategic plans

    This reference note on land governance is developed for the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, particularly embassies. The aim of this note is to facilitate the inclusion of land governance in the context analysis of the multi annual strategic plan. Other resources that can be used are the inventory of existing experience with land governance […]

  • 2014 Programme Land Governance for Development Summer School

    Now available: the 2014 day-to-day programme of the 5th LANDac Summer School “Land governance for development” Land is a priority issue in international development research, practice and policy making. Pressure on land is increasing, including for growing export and biofuel crops, as well as for speculation purposes, tourism, mining, industrial development, urbanization and nature conservation. […]

  • Report: Government land acquisition in India and China

    On Friday 25 April, LANDac and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Asia and Oceania Department) Asia Carrousel organized a lecture and lunch on government land acquisition policies and practices in India and China. Guest speakers were Dr. Malovika Pawar (Indian Administrative Service) and Dr. Yongjun Zhao (Groningen University). A short report as well as both […]

  • Action Aid Report: The Great Land Heist

    This week, ActionAid has launched a new report ‘The Great Land Heist. How the world is paving the way for corporate land grabs’ in which they highlight a large number of case studies from around the world. The cases, from Cambodia, Kenya, India, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Tanzania, show forced evictions, human rights violations, […]

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