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CCSI: More Contracts and ESIAs:

CCSI: More Contracts and ESIAs: The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s online database of contracts and associated agribusinesses, forestry and renewable energy projects,, has greatly expanded. The database now includes: Contracts and associated documents from 58 countries… Read More

IHS – Course on Sustainable Urban Management (Scholarships available)

Course dates: 3 January – 25 March 2022 (dates are still subject to change) Scholarship OKP application date: 13 June 2021 Today more people live in cities than ever before. This creates opportunities and challenges which requires experts… Read More

Opportunity: Two co-editor positions at The European Journal of Development Research (EJDR)

Deadline for expressing interest: July, 31st, 2021 The EJDR is seeking to recruit two new co-Editors to join its Editorial Team. They are looking for research-active scholars or practitioners with extensive experience of publishing, editing and reviewing for high-ranking… Read More

The Land Portal & Open Data Charter: Open Up Guide on Land Governance

The Land Portal and Open Data Charter are launching the Open Up Guide on Land Governance, the latest addition to a lauded series of practical guides for governments to address key policy changes. This launch comes as part… Read More

Job opportunity: Assistent professors in Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies (UvA)

University of Amsterdam (UvA) – Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences – Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies Deadline: 31st of May The Department of Geography, Planning and International Development at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) invites applications… Read More

Call for applications: Shelter City Netherlands

Shelter City provides temporary safe and inspiring spaces for human rights defenders at risk where they re-energise, receive tailor-made support and engage with allies. The term human rights defender is intended to refer to the broad range of… Read More

ILC | 2021 UN Food System Summit (UNFSS) Survey and Independent Dialogues

A group of concerned actors has partnered to co-lead a series of Independent Dialogues ahead of the upcoming 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit. The Dialogues will promote the centrality of land rights in building sustainable food systems…. Read More

Call of abstracts:  IASC Land Commons Virtual Conference

As one of a series of virtual conferences organized by the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), this virtual conference aims to broaden a dialogue between traditional commons scholars, practitioners and researchers from the IASC… Read More

WRI Blog | 4 Ways Indigenous and Community Lands Can Reduce Emissions

Peter Veit wrote a blog for the World Resource Institute (WRI) on how countries are now missing out on a key strategy to fight climate change. There is growing evidcence that there are emissions-reduction benefits of well-managed indigenous… Read More

Land Portal | RVO and FAO Round Table on Land Consolidation in the Arab World

The Land Portal summarized the outcomes of the roundtable by RVO and FAO to initiate a dialogue and to share experiences between countries in North Africa and Middle East, while also bringing in lessons from Europe on land… Read More