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FAO recent publications: Improving governance of tenure in policy and practice – the ABC of land tenure – Investor perspectives

FAO recent publications: Improving governance of tenure in policy and practice – the ABC of land tenure – Investor perspectives The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently published several interesting publications, including peer-reviewed… Read More

TUM | MSc in Land Management and Geospatial Science

Newly launched MSc programme in Land Management and Geospatial Science at TUM (Germany) The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is pleased to present the recently established Masters programme Master of Science in Land Management and Geospatial Science. In… Read More

JEI | Corona Diaries of the Urban Poor

Corona Diaries of the Urban Poor Justice & Empowerment Initiatives has published an online story map ‘Corona Diaries of the Urban Poor’. The stories offer a grassroots perspective at a time of the pandemic, from storytellers of the… 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

ETFRN News 60 | Publication volume of articles ‘Restoring African Drylands’

Publication of volume of articles on ‘Restoring African Drylands’ The European Tropical Forest Research Network and Tropenbos International have published a volume of articles on ‘Restoring African Drylands’ (December 2020) in ETFRN News 60, edited by Nick Pasiecznik and… Read More

Land Portal | Country portfolio China launched

Country portfolio of China launched on the Land Portal  China is the first in a series of countries to be featured in a new portfolio on the Land Portal. This peer-reviewed knowledge piece summarizes the history and development… Read More

Land Use Policy (Vol. 99) | Land tenure security for women: A conceptual framework

In this recently published article (open access), Cheryl Doss and Ruth Meinzen-Dick have developed a conceptual framework to analyze women’s land tenure security. The article identifies the multiple dimensions of women’s tenure security and outlines the key factors… Read More

Blog Prindex | Five things to know about land property rights in East Asia and the Pacific

Five things to know about land property rights in East Asia and the Pacific Blog post on the Land Portal website, by Ryan Flynn In 2020 Prindex – the first ever global measure of land and property rights… Read More

HIC | 21st Issue of Land Times published

The Housing and Land Rights Network of Habitat International Coalition has published the 21st issue of Land Times. This issue of  is rich in positions, perspectives, progress and proposals of civil society in the Middle East/North Africa and… Read More

IIED | Protecting Indigenous lands: lessons from Chile

In this article by IIED (International Institute for Environment and Development), the Chilean NGO Observatorio Ciudadano shares their story on how they are supporting Indigenous Peoples to combine Human Rights Impact Assessments with investment chain mapping to hold… Read More