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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

Springer | Juxtapositions in Jakarta: How Flood Interventions Reinforce and Challenge Urban Divides

New article by Roanne van Voorst in Urban Forum – “Juxtapositions in Jakarta: How Flood Interventions Reinforce and Challenge Urban Divides”. AbstractThis paper traces the interplay of spatially, socially and legally juxtaposed differences between different groups of Indonesia’s… Read More

T&F | Land, territory and commons: voices and visions from the struggles

New article by Tomaso Ferrando , Isabel Álvarez Vispo , Molly Anderson , Sophie Dowllar ,Harriet Friedmann , Antonio Gonzalez , Chandra Maracle & Nora McKeon – “Land, territory and commons: voices and visionsfrom the struggles” AbstractAll over… 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

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

LAND Special Issue | Rent-Seeking Practices, Local Resource Curse, and Social Conflict in Uganda’s Emerging Oil Economy

Tom Ogwang *, Frank Vanclay   and Arjan van den Assem  Department of Cultural Geography, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, 9712 CP Groningen, The Netherlands Published: 27 March 2019 Abstract We consider the different types of rent-seeking… Read More

LANDac Publications | Urban Land Grabs in Africa

Urban Land Grabs in Africa (Built Environment Volume 44 – No 4) Click here for the full set of journals. Contents: Urban Land Grabs in Africa? GRIET STEEL, FEMKE VAN NOORLOOS and KEI OTSUKI African Urban Development in a… Read More

Mekong Land Research Forum | Annual Country Reviews 2018-19

The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land issues in the Mekong Region and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam… Read More