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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

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

Release – Land Matrix Analytical Report III: Taking Stock of the Global Land Rush

The Land Matrix has just published a report ‘Land Matrix Analytical Report III: Taking Stock of the Global Land Rush’. Click here for the announcement including links to the full report and executive summary. “More than 10 years… Read More

Job Opportunity at The Land Portal Foundation

Vacancy: Budget, Administration & MEL Support Application deadline is 30th of September The Land Portal Foundation is a non-for-profit organization based in the Netherlands dedicated to supporting the efforts of the rural poor to gain equitable access to… Read More

Mayke Kaag professor by special appointment of the Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora at the University of Amsterdam

We congratulate Dr. Mayke Kaag with her new position as professor. She has been named professor by special appointment of the Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of… Read More

Book chapter “Alli Kawsay: Epistemology and Political Practice in the Territories, a Possibility from the Andean Pluriverse for Ecological Justice and the Care of Mother Nature”

Eduardo Erazo Acosta is a Sociologist at the Researcher Group Curriculum and University, University Nariño, Pasto, Colombia. Eduardo has written a chapter for the book The Palgrave Handbook of Climate Resilient Societies, called “Alli Kawsay: Epistemology and Political… Read More

IGAD endorsed Regional Women’s Land Rights Agenda

On 28 July 2021, the Ministers responsible for Lands and the Ministers responsible for Gender/Women Affairs from the IGAD Member States made history, when they as a Regional Economic Community put closing of the gender gap on land… Read More

Lecture by Anthony Bebbington: Natural resource extraction: social justice challenges

Join LIVE the #KAPTalks with Anthony Bebbington of the Ford Foundation who will discuss extraction of natural resources as a social justice question, particularly in light of COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be hybrid, physical and online. Join… Read More

IGAD Women’s Land Rights Conference

28th – 30th June 2021 Even though women are the primary users of agricultural land in most African communities, the system of patriarchy which dominates social organization has tended to discriminate against women when it comes to ownership… Read More