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Fragile Truths Podcast: Grounded Ligitimacy. Strengthening Local Land Registration in Conflict-Affected Northern Uganda

Although a key policy intervention for addressing conflict, land reform programs have complex implications for legitimacy of (inter)national and local actors. In this second episode of KPSRL & NWO-WOTRO’s pilot podcast mini-series ‘Fragile Truths’, Sudi Suleiman (Policy Officer… Read More

Roads to Change: Livelihoods, Land Disputes, and Anticipation of Future Developments in Rural Kenya 

Roads to Change: Livelihoods, Land Disputes, and Anticipation of Future Developments in Rural Kenya  This article by Greiner, Greven and Klagge examines how rural roads relate to differences in livelihood patterns, attitudes toward social change, and land disputes in… Read More

LAND at lunch: Investments and conflict in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique

LAND at lunch: Investments and conflict in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique On April 15, from 12.00 – 13.30 CEST, LANDac organizes a lunch seminar to discuss the ongoing events in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, where violent conflicts have been afflicting… Read More

Journal Article | Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration in Violent Conflict Settings

In this recently published journal article by C. Augustinus and O. Tempra in Land (MDPI), the authors address the question: what are the key features of fit-for-purpose land administration in violent conflict contexts? The article discusses case studies… Read More

PAX | Community-based strategies to protect HLP rights in Syria

Community-based strategies to protect HLP rights in Syria: Lessons learned This recently published document by PAX’s Benoite Martin outlines the lessons that have been learned in implementing a methodology that aimed at mapping ownership and violations of housing,… Read More

LAND at lunch: The conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia, from a land governance perspective

LAND at lunch The conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia, from a land governance perspective On December 9, from 12.00 – 13.00 CEST (14.00 – 15.00 EAT) LANDac organizes a lunch seminar to discuss the ongoing events in northern Ethiopia…. Read More

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

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

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

EADI/ISS Series | Solidarity for People Displaced by Large-Scale Investment Projects

LANDac and UU colleagues Kei Otsuki and Griet Steel recently posted a blog for the EADI/ISS Series on Solidarity for People Displaces by Large-Scale Investment Projects. Read the blog here! You can still join the panel by submitting… Read More