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LAND Special Issue | How Far Does the European Union Reach? Foreign Land Acquisitions and the Boundaries of Political Communities

Check out the latest publication in the LANDac Special Issue in Land, an open access MDPI journal, by Torsten Menge from the Northwestern University in Qatar. How Far Does the European Union Reach? Foreign Land Acquisitions and the… 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

LANDac | Policy Brief #6 Negotiating and implementing large scale land deals in Sierra Leone – Improving transparency and consent

Improving transparency and consent – Caitlin Ryan LANDac Policy Brief #6 by Caitlin Ryan

LANDac | Summary report WB Conference Reflection Meeting 2018

On April 12, 2018, LANDac organised a meeting for Dutch actors working on land governance to reflect on the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference 2018, that took place in Washington D.C. from March 19 – 23. The meeting… Read More

LANDac publication | Plantations are everywhere! between infrastructural violence and inclusive development

This paper by Annelies Zoomers discusses Tania Murray Li’s article After the Land Grab: Infrastructural Violence and Indonesia’s Oil Palm Zone, placing it in the wider debates about global land grabbing and inclusive development.   An excerpt: Although Tania Murray’s article focuses… Read More

LANDac | Final learning event for WLRA in Nairobi (Scaling up women’s land rights in Africa) – video and report now available!

  The LANDac project Scaling up women’s land rights in Africa (WLRA) just had its final learning event in Nairobi, Kenya. The 2-day learning event was organized by LANDac (the Netherlands Land Academy), GROOTS Kenya and ActionAid in Kenya, Enda… Read More

LANDac | New publication: LANDac Masterclass @ World Bank Conference 2018

On March 23rd 2018, at the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference 2018 in Washington D.C., LANDac hosted the Master Class Land governance from the bottom up: including local communities in multi-stakeholder processes. With the Master Class, LANDac… Read More

LANDac | New journal article: Land acquisition for urban expansion in peri-urban Hue, Vietnam

  Recent LANDac PhD graduate Phuc Nguyen, together with co-chair August van Westen and chair Annelies Zoomers have recently published: Compulsory land acquisition for urban expansion: livelihood reconstruction after land loss in Hue’s peri-urban areas, Central Vietnam Available… Read More

LANDac | Vice Versa and LANDac present special issue on land rights to Minister Ploumen

Yesterday, the Vice Versa special issue on land rights was officially handed over to Minister Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. The special issue features stories from journalists giving perspectives on land rights from different angles,… Read More

LANDac | Conference report: Climate change interventions as a source of conflict, competing claims and new mobilities

Now available, a summary report from the November conference. Available here: landac-ccmcc-and-uu-conference-report This report describes some of the key themes that emerged during the 1,5 day event, and also provides some information about the programme, key note speakers and… Read More