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Special Issue Politics and Power in Land Administration Reform (PPLA)

The research initiative PPLA is seeking interested scholars to join a “research cluster”, whose objective will be to publish a special issue on politics and power in land administration reform in a reputable academic journal. Despite a number… Read More

ITC | Vacancy Assistant Professor Spatial and Land Economics

ITC University of Twente: Vacancy Assistant Professor Spatial and Land Economics Deadline: 8th January 2021 ITC University of Twente is looking for an assistant professor in Spatial and Land Economics. Within the ITC’s mission, the claims for sufficient and… Read More

ITC Twente | Evaluating Some Major Assumptions in Land Registration: Insights from Ghana’s Context of Land Tenure and Registration

Read this new article by Zaid Abubakari, Christine Richter and Jaap Zevenbergen: Evaluating Some Major Assumptions in Land Registration: Insights from Ghana;s Context of Land Tenure and Registration. Abstract:A discussion of the assumptions that underlie efforts to register… Read More

ITC and EU | Innovative Geospatial Tools for Mapping Land Rights in East Africa Faster, Easier and Cheaper

In sub-Saharan Africa, it’s an ongoing challenge to map millions of unrecognised land rights. An EU initiative delivered land mapping tools that respond to the need to rapidly map millions of land rights. Project partners developed an innovative… 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

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

ILC & Global Land Programme | Securing Land and Territorial Rights for Indigenous Peoples

As indigenous peoples’ land and territorial rights are under threat, the International Land Coalition, the Global Land Programme, and partner groups that take a people-centered land governance approach are committed to their recognition and protection. This recently published… Read More

Dublin City University, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and Wageningen University | Call for Abstracts

The joint initiative by Dublin City University, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and Wageningen University and Research on “Power and Politics in Land Administration Reform”, funded by the European Union’s Jean Monnet scheme has a call for abstracts…. Read More

WUR | Public Lecture An Ansoms: Land Lost – Land Regained in Transforming Rural Landscapes?

Public Lecture Prof An Ansoms: Land lost – land regained in transforming rural landscapes? Smallholder farmers navigating Rwanda’s agrarian land reforms. Date: December 18th 2019Time: 15:00 – 17:00Location: room C62, Leeuwenborch, Wageningen University, The Netherlands In her lecture,… Read More

LAND Special Issue | Exploring the Nexus between Displacement and Land Administration: The Case of Rwanda

Dimo Todorovski 1,* and Jossam Potel 2 1Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-Information Management, Faculty for Geo-Information Sciences and Earth Observation—ITC, University of Twente, Hengelosestraat 99, 7514 AE Enschede, The Netherland 2Department of Land Administration and Management, Institute of… Read More