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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

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

The Open City Initiative

The Open City Initiative is a new global network of transdisciplinary education, research, and societal partnerships. The focus is on issues related to cities as open frontier spaces that belong to everyone, and urban studies that are widely open to any… Read More

MLRF | Vacancy Communications and Event Management Specialist

Extended deadline: 10 March 2021 The Mekong Region Land Governance together with our partners; FAO and Land Portal will be organising the Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021 in May.  We are currently looking for a Communications and Event… Read More

Nominate a Climate Hero

What stories of frontline climate leadership need to be heard and amplified? The Human Impacts Institute, together with the Tenure Facility and the Ford Foundation, would like your help in amplifying the stories of frontline indigenous and local… Read More

KPS&RL | Knowledge Management Fund

Deadline expression of interest: 12 March 2021 The Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law has launced a Knowledge Management Fund. The Knowledge Management Fund is the Knowledge Platform’s instrument to financially support activities arising from its network…. Read More

Blog | Ensuring women’s participation in land governance: “bringing the law home” in Tanzania

Despite Tanzania’s progressive legal framework on land rights and governance, many women are often left out of community decision-making due to social and cultural norms that persist in some areas of the country. In this guest blog at… Read More

Perspective | Five insights on internal displacement and human rights for Asia and the Pacific in terms of the Paris Agreements

In this perspective article, author Albert Salamanca, Senior Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute’s Asia Centre, shares five insights on internal displacement and human rights for Asia in terms of the Paris Agreements. These insights have emerged… Read More