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LAND-at-scale | Programme Update

RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) is pleased to share an update regarding the second call for project ideas for the LAND-at-scale programme. LAND-at-scale received 25 new ideas from 19 different countries. These new ideas are now being reviewed and… Read More

LANDac Annual Summer School Special Online Edition 2020!

Land Governance for Development – Special Online Edition! Every summer, LANDac organises the ‘Land Governance for Development’ Summer School in Utrecht, the Netherlands. This year, however, due to the global COVID19 pandemic, the Annual Summer School takes place… Read More

Land Rights Implications of COVID-19: A Webinar Series and Discussion

Land Rights Implications of COVID-19: A Webinar Series and Discussion Join us for the Land Rights and COVID-19 webinar and discussion series, which is presented by Land Portal, Landesa, the Global Protection Cluster HLP AOR and GIZ, with… Read More

UNCCD |Opportunity: Global Land Outlook is commissioning working papers and policy briefs

Read original post here. Established in 1994, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The Global Land Outlook (GLO), the UNCCD’s flagship… Read More

EADI | Blog Prize for Outstanding Posts on PhD Research

For the original post by Christiane Kliemann, click here. EADI Blog Prize for outstanding posts on PhD research We cordially invite you to present your PhD on this blog! All accepted and published blog posts will be featured… Read More

UNCCD | Global Land Outlook: UNCCD Commissions Working Papers and Policy Briefs on Land Restoration

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The UNCCD is commissioning a small number of working papers for the second edition of… Read More

UGlobe | Open Invitation: Online Expert Meeting on Food Sovereignty

Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the most urgent global challenges, not least in terms of food – and nutrition security in the background of rapid population growth, water scarcity and climate change. Recent research shows that African households… Read More

LANDac | New publications MDPI Land

In collaboration with the MDPI Open Access journal Land, LANDac has published three open access papers on ‘Land Governance in Transition: How to support transformations that work for people and nature?’. Domínguez, L., & Luoma, C. (2020). Decolonising… Read More

Environment and Urbanization | Incremental Housing as a Node for Intersecting Flows of City-Making: Rethinking the Housing Shortage in the Global South

Newly released paper by Femke van Noorloos, Liza Rose Cirolia, Abigail Friendly, Smruti Jukur, Sophie Schramm, Griet Steel and Lucía Valenzuela (2020). Click here to read the full paper.  Abstract:Incremental housing drives urbanization worldwide, and is recognized as… Read More

University of Antwerp | PhD Scholarship on political ecology of PES

The University of Antwerp (Belgium) is currently offering a 4-year PhD Scholarship on “Political Ecologies of Payments for Ecosystem Services and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Nicaragua and Guatemala” at the Institute of Development Policy.  The research seeks to… Read More