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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

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