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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

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

CCSI: Transparency for Whom? Grounding Land Investment Transparency in the Needs of Local Actors

Transparency is often seen as a means of improving governance and accountability of investment, but its potential to do so is hindered by vague definitions and failures to focus on the needs of key local actors. In a… 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

Journal Article | Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration in Violent Conflict Settings

In this recently published journal article by C. Augustinus and O. Tempra in Land (MDPI), the authors address the question: what are the key features of fit-for-purpose land administration in violent conflict contexts? The article discusses case studies… Read More

FAO recent publications: Improving governance of tenure in policy and practice – the ABC of land tenure – Investor perspectives

FAO recent publications: Improving governance of tenure in policy and practice – the ABC of land tenure – Investor perspectives The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently published several interesting publications, including peer-reviewed… Read More

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

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

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