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Arab Land Initiative | Call for Proposals

The Arab Land Initiative is pleased to share with you a call for proposals for research projects on land governance in the Arab Region, issued by the Urban Training and Studies Institute as part of the Arab Land… Read More

IIED | Blog: Stopping land and policy grabs in the shadow of COVID-19

Lorenzo Cotula, principal researcher in IIED’s Natural Resources research group, has published a new blog. In this blog, Cotula argues that reports suggest the COVID-19 fallout is providing opportunities for elites to seize lands and rewrite regulations. We… Read More

LAND-at-scale | Programme Update

RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) is pleased to share an update regarding the second call for project ideas for the LAND-at-scale programme. LAND-at-scale received 25 new ideas from 19 different countries. These new ideas are now being reviewed and… Read More

UNCCD | Opportunity: Global Land Outlook is commissioning working papers and policy briefs

Read original post here. Established in 1994, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The Global Land Outlook (GLO), the UNCCD’s flagship… Read More

EADI | Blog Prize for Outstanding Posts on PhD Research

For the original post by Christiane Kliemann, click here. EADI Blog Prize for outstanding posts on PhD research We cordially invite you to present your PhD on this blog! All accepted and published blog posts will be featured… Read More

UNCCD | Global Land Outlook: UNCCD Commissions Working Papers and Policy Briefs on Land Restoration

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The UNCCD is commissioning a small number of working papers for the second edition of… Read More

VVI Research Report and Policy Brief | Land and Climate Change: Rights and Environmental Displacement in Mozambique

A new research report and policy brief by Carolien Jacobs and Bernardo Almeida (2020) from the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society (VVI). Mozambique is a country prone to natural disasters such as floods and cyclones,… Read More

Master’s-level training on land at Chiang Mai University – Reflections from the first cohor, 2017-19

Since 2017, the International Master’s program in Social Sciences Development Studies) at Chiang Mai University has included a focus on land relations. This reflects a revitalized interest in land and its governance in the region involving academics, practitioners,… Read More

Call for Papers: CFP RC21 Antwerp: Rethinking the urban housing shortage in the global South: incremental housing as a node for intersecting flows of city-making

RC21 Conference, Antwerp, July 6–8, 2020 Session organizers: Griet Steel, Femke van Noorloos and Abigail Friendly, Department of Human Geography & Planning, Utrecht University Sustainable urban housing stands at the nexus of multiple SDGs (SDG11 figuring prominently), with… Read More

Journal of Peasant Studies | 2nd Writeshop-Workshop in Critical Agrarian Studies and Scholar-Activism 2020. Call for Applications!

The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS), College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD) of China Agricultural University (Beijing), Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape (PLAAS), Young African Researchers in Agriculture… Read More