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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 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

Special Issue Politics and Power in Land Administration Reform (PPLA)

The research initiative PPLA is seeking interested scholars to join a “research cluster”, whose objective will be to publish a special issue on politics and power in land administration reform in a reputable academic journal. Despite a number… Read More

Shelter City Netherlands – New Call

Justice and Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for applications for at risk Human Rights Defenders to participate in Shelter City. The deadline for applications is 10 December 2020. Please be aware that special conditions apply because… Read More

LAND-at-scale tender Colombia

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) is seeking (an)  organization(s) to implement the LAND-at-scale intervention in Colombia.  See the original post on the Land Portal website here. Background LAND-at-scale is a land governance support programme for developing countries. A… Read More

GLP | COVID-19, reverse migration, and the impact on land systems

Recently published blog by Sébastien Boillat and dr. Julie Zähringer on the impact of COVID-19 and reverse migration on land systems; “The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world abruptly, affecting nearly all of humanity with breath-taking speed. At… Read More