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

The research initiative PPLA is seekinginterested 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 of… 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

Wageningen University | Winter School Natural Resources and Conflict: Violence, Resistance and the State (for PhD students)

9th December 2019 @ 08:00 – 18th December 2019 @ 17:00 Download the flyer here! The extraction, exploitation and trade of natural resources continue to be a source of conflict worldwide, notwithstanding claims of inclusive and equitable development…. Read More

UN Secretary-General | The Guidance Note of the Secretary General “The United Nations and Land and Conflict”

On Friday 15th of March 2019, the Secretary-General António Guterres endorsed the Guidance Note of the Secretary General on “The United Nations and Land and Conflict”. This is a milestone in the journey towards a sustained and coherent engagement of the… Read More

ZOA | Making Land Rights Work: Land Rights Guidelines

Secure access to land and secure use of land, for housing, agricultural and other purposes is one of the cornerstones of making sustainable, positive development possible. As ZOA provides relief, hope and recovery to people impacted by conflicts… Read More

E&S Special Feature | Transforming Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South

The journal Ecology & Society has published a special feature on “Transforming Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South for Social-Ecological Resilience”. This special feature is edited by Eleanor Fisher, Maarten Bavinck, and Aklilu Amsalu and contains a number… Read More

GLTN | Call for Proposals: “Conflict in the context of large scale land acquisitions”

Through the Land and Conflict Coalition, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) invites organizations and institutions to submit Expressions of Interest in undertaking a study on  Conflict in the context of large scale land acquisitions. The primary objective of the Study is to… Read More

LANDac | Conference report: Climate change interventions as a source of conflict, competing claims and new mobilities

Now available, a summary report from the November conference. Available here: landac-ccmcc-and-uu-conference-report This report describes some of the key themes that emerged during the 1,5 day event, and also provides some information about the programme, key note speakers and… Read More