Princetonlaan 8a, 3584 CB, Utrecht landac.geo@uu.nl +31 30 253 13 63

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

Shelter City Netherlands | Call for temporary relocation in 2020

Orginal post here. Justice and Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for human rights defenders at risk to participate in the Shelter City initiative around March 2020. The deadline to apply is 29 November 2019.   Shelter… Read More

Cadasta | Land Rights Challenge Fund

Cadasta has launched its Land Rights Challenge Fund! The Land Rights Challenge Fund is available to help Cadasta’s partners better leverage Cadasta’s innovative technical tools and services to document and secure land and resource rights worldwide. The Land… Read More

EADI/ISS 2020 | Call for Abstract: Solidarity for investment-induced displacement and resettlement

Kei Otsuki and Griet Steel (Utrecht University, the Netherlands) are convening a panel at the 2020 EADI/ISS Conference Solidary, Peace and Socal Justice: HP059 – Solidarity for investment-induced displacement and resettlement. In this panel, they address what solidarity… Read More

CFS 46 | LEGEND | Findings and Key Lessons from LEGEND’s Work on Responsible Land Investments

At the 46th Edition of the Committee on World Food Security, LEGEND (Land: Enhancing Governance for Economic Development) partners presented their key findings and lessons-learned from LEGEND’s work on responsible land investments. You can download the presentation here.

LANDac | Launch Blog Series Professional Learning Programme

In the newly lanched blog series, LANDac fellows from the Professional Learning Programme share their experiences in the field. ‘”This plot is not for sale!”: Land Administration and Land Disputes in Uganda‘ is the first blog in the… Read More

EADI ISS Conference 2020| Call for Papers

The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) announce the 16th EADI General Conference, to be held in The Hague (Netherlands) from Monday 29 June to Thursday 2… Read More

Land Portal and IIED | Launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator

The Responsible Land-Based Investment (RLBI) Navigator helps private sector actors identify and access the practical tools and guidelines that are most relevant to their work. It was developed jointly by the Land Portal and the International Institute for… 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

World Bank | Violence Against Women and Girls Resource Guide: Land Sector Brief

Read the full brief here. A recently published report by the World Bank highlights the intersections between land programs/projects and violence against women and girls. It provides recommendations for policy, as well as institutional and community level interventions… Read More