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LANDac Call for research applications – Ten Years After

Ten Years After: A “reality check” on impact assessments of infrastructural projects Click here for the Call for field research applications in PDF LANDac is looking for 3 or 4 researchers based in the Global South. The focus… Read More

PhD Positions in Anthropology for NWO Eco-Imagining Project in South Africa

Application deadline: 20-01-2022 Are you interested in doing ethnographic research on issues of urban ecology and climate change in South Africa? Is your ambition to contribute to co-creating real-world solutions for complex socio-ecological problems? Do you want to learn… Read More

Vacancy: Baseline Study Amahoro@Scale in Burundi

Amahoro @ Scale (Peace-at- Scale) is the Burundi country project of the larger “LAND -at- Scale” program funded by RVO (The Netherlands Enterprise Agency) which is currently active in 14 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East… Read More

PLN Research publications & video

Our Professional Learning Network has been working in groups researching different topics related to land governance and inclusive investments. The groups consisted out of 3-4 people from different countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is where the research activities… Read More

Blog | Privatisation and commodification: Ecotourism as capitalist expansion in Sumatra, Indonesia

Privatisation and commodification: Ecotourism as capitalist expansion in Sumatra, Indonesia By Stasja Koot, Lubabun Ni’am, Chantal Wieckardt, Roderick Buiskool, Nadya Karimasari, Joost Jongerden Introduction In this blog post, we explore recent ecotourism developments as capitalist expansion in the… Read More

Land Portal: Thirty-five New Country Portfolios Feature Breadth of Land Governance Challenges

The Land Portal Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of thirty-five new country portfolios as part of the Country Insights Initiative, which seeks to expand knowledge about how countries govern their land, the challenges they face, and… Read More

Land rush Working Papers & Notes

The Land Rush Working Paper & Notes is a series of exploratory papers from the ‘Commodity & land rushes and regimes: Reshaping five spheres of global social life’ (RRUSHES-5) research project. The series is being launched with the… Read More

Podcast: Walking the talk of climate ambition – why that walk needs nature too

IIED’s ‘Make Change Happen’ podcast provides an opportunity to hear their researchers and guests discuss key global development challenges and explain what they are doing to support positive change. In this episode, we hear experts discuss the connections between the… Read More

Publication: Final PLN Report

One of the final reports from the Professional Learning Network has been published. Emilinah Namaganda, Teddy Kisembo, Molatelo Mohale, Romy Santpoort and Johanna Waldenberger have been working hard on this research and created this report titled ‘Revisiting the… Read More

Publications from our Professional Learning Network

We are happy to announce the publication of two policy briefs from our Professional Learning Network! These two briefs are situated in Uganda. ‘Planning the city from the bottom up: The case of Kibugambata community in Jinja City… Read More