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RRI | New research by the Rights and Resources Initiative

The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) has shared three new technical analyses to serve as a roadmap to scale up land tenure reforms globally. The launch of these analyses is intended to influence donors, policy makers, negotiators, and… Read More

LANDac | Guatemala Blog Series Update – Land governance in Guatemala: a new setback

Over the course of 2018 and 2019 Jur Schuurman has zoomed in on the story of Guatemalan land issues from many perspectives in this blog series. In this recently published update, he updates us on some worrying recent… Read More

LANDac & Partners | Brief Series Land, Housing, and COVID-19

By Karol Boudreaux (Landesa), Alexandre Corriveau-Bourque (Norwegian Refugee Council), Yuliya Panfil (New America), and Chantal Wieckardt (LANDac) Following the Webinar Series and Online Discussion on Land Rights Implications of COVID-19, LANDac, together with Landesa, the Land Portal Foundation, New… Read More

MDPI | Using a Gender-Responsive Land Rights Framework to Assess Youth Land Rights in Rural Liberia

This article by Louis, Mauto, Dodd, Heidenrich, Dolo and Urey (2020) was published in Land and summarizes the evidence on youth land rights in Liberia from a literature review combined with primary research from two separate studies: (1)… Read More

FAO | Webinar on Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water, Now Available to Watch Online

The engagement of youth and young professionals plays a key role achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since today’s youth are more geographically mobile and technologically connected than any other generation. In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, intergenerational… Read More

GLTN | Darfur Land Administration Assessment: Analysis and Recommendations

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) and the UN-Habitat Sudan Country Programme, in close collaboration with the United Nations Country Team of Sudan, the United Nations – African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and the Darfur Land… Read More

University of Amsterdam | Junior Researcher Housing Market and Migrants in the Netherlands

Are you interested in conducting research, especially in the field of the housing market and migrants in the Netherlands?  This short term research project is a collaboration of the University of Amsterdam (GPIO) and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment… Read More

Springer | Juxtapositions in Jakarta: How Flood Interventions Reinforce and Challenge Urban Divides

New article by Roanne van Voorst in Urban Forum – “Juxtapositions in Jakarta: How Flood Interventions Reinforce and Challenge Urban Divides”. AbstractThis paper traces the interplay of spatially, socially and legally juxtaposed differences between different groups of Indonesia’s… Read More

T&F | Land, territory and commons: voices and visions from the struggles

New article by Tomaso Ferrando , Isabel Álvarez Vispo , Molly Anderson , Sophie Dowllar ,Harriet Friedmann , Antonio Gonzalez , Chandra Maracle & Nora McKeon – “Land, territory and commons: voices and visionsfrom the struggles” AbstractAll over… Read More

Land Portal | Data Story – Pastoralists in Iran: Flexible sustainable use-rights solutions in the semi-arid area of Maymand

The Land Portal Foundation has published a new Data Story by Abolfazl Sharifian Bahraman and Dr. Hossein Barani – “Pastoralists in Iran: Flexible sustainable use-rights solutions in the semi-arid area of Maymand”.