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LAND at lunch: Investments and conflict in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique

LAND at lunch: Investments and conflict in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique On April 15, from 12.00 – 13.30 CEST, LANDac organizes a lunch seminar to discuss the ongoing events in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, where violent conflicts have been afflicting… Read More

LANDdialogue: Liberia – More than 1.3 Million Hectares now under Community Ownership and Control

March 5, 2021 – Gerald C. Koinyeneh in Front Page Africa Monrovia – Local communities across Liberia seem to be taking advantage of the new Land Rights Law to reclaim their ancestral land. With more than 1.3 million… Read More

The Land Portal launches third annual land data stories contest

In honour of International Open Data Day, having taken place on March 6th, we would like to invite you to submit your data story to the Land Portal.  Read more here below! Why submit a data story? Promoting your… Read More

Job Opportunities: Three faculty positions in Social/Cultural Geographies (Singapore)

Department of Geography, National University of Singapore (NUS) THREE faculty positions in Social/Cultural Geographies addressing contemporary crises of sustainability in Asia (two positions at Assistant Professor level on the tenure-track and one at Associate or Full Professor level… Read More

Call for Articles: Contested airport land in the Global South

Contested airport land in the Global South Call for contributions to book edition “Contested airport land in the Global South” (working title), initial editors: Sneha Sharma & Irit Eguavoen, AG Geographische Entwicklungsforschung, Universität Bonn Airport lands and those… Read More

Opportunity: PhD in Geography

Deadline for application is 30th April 2021. Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the Department of Geography at the University of Bergen (UiB) are seeking a PhD candidate to conduct research related to the project “Prioritizing the Displacement-Environment Nexus:… Read More

Opportunity: Climate Change and Resilience in Food Systems Course

Climate Change and Resilience in Food Systems Course University of Leeds, GCRF Africap Learn new research-led strategies designed to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture and food systems. Even small climate changes can have large-scale consequences… Read More

Arab Land Initiative: Women and Land

Women’s housing, land and property rights are catalyst to ensure the social and economic development of communities and increase food security. They contribute to the realisation and enjoyment of a broad range of human rights such as the… Read More

LANDac Discussion Starter UN FSS: “Centering Women’s Land Rights for Equitable Food Systems Transformation”

Centering Women’s Land Rights for Equitable Food Systems Transformation: A discussion starter on UN FSS Action Track 1: Safe and nutritious food for all As part of the Decade of Action, the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021… Read More

OPINION: Why are tribal women in India still robbed of their land rights?

Shipra Deo is Landesa’s director of women’s land rights in India, explores in this opinion piece in Thomson Reuters why tribal women in India are robbed of their land rights. When it comes to land ownership, India’s culture… Read More