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LANDac | New publications MDPI Land

In collaboration with the MDPI Open Access journal Land, LANDac has published three open access papers on ‘Land Governance in Transition: How to support transformations that work for people and nature?’. Domínguez, L., & Luoma, C. (2020). Decolonising… Read More

Environment and Urbanization | Incremental Housing as a Node for Intersecting Flows of City-Making: Rethinking the Housing Shortage in the Global South

Newly released paper by Femke van Noorloos, Liza Rose Cirolia, Abigail Friendly, Smruti Jukur, Sophie Schramm, Griet Steel and Lucía Valenzuela (2020). Click here to read the full paper.  Abstract:Incremental housing drives urbanization worldwide, and is recognized as… Read More

Elsevier, World Development | Climate change and land: Insights from Myanmar

In a recently published paper (2020), Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Jennifer C. Franco and Zau Nam outline the (political) links between climate change and land. You can read the full paper (open access) here. Abstract: Climate change and… Read More

LANDac | Land Special Issue “Land Governance and (Im)mobility: Exploring the Nexus between Land Acquisition, Displacement and Migration”

We’re happy to announce that the editorial ‘Land Governance from a Mobilities Perspective‘ to LANDac’s Land Special Issue “Land Governance and (Im)mobility: Exploring the Nexus between Land Acquisition, Displacement and Migration” has recently been published! This Special Issue… Read More

UU, CIFOR & LANDac | PhD Defense Federico Brandão

Dear colleagues, You are cordially invited Frederico’ public defence of its PhD thesis titled: OIL PALM EXPANSION IN THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON The challenge of reconciling conservation and development January 17, 2020 at 14.00 Summary The recent Amazon fire… Read More

CFS 46 | LEGEND | Findings and Key Lessons from LEGEND’s Work on Responsible Land Investments

At the 46th Edition of the Committee on World Food Security, LEGEND (Land: Enhancing Governance for Economic Development) partners presented their key findings and lessons-learned from LEGEND’s work on responsible land investments. You can download the presentation here.

World Bank | Violence Against Women and Girls Resource Guide: Land Sector Brief

Read the full brief here. A recently published report by the World Bank highlights the intersections between land programs/projects and violence against women and girls. It provides recommendations for policy, as well as institutional and community level interventions… Read More

UN | Publication: The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development

In 2015, United Nations Member States decided that the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development would be informed by the Global Sustainable Development Report. In 2016 Member States decided that the report would be produced quadrennially by an… Read More