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World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation

World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation Date: 25 Mar 2019 – 29 Mar 2019 Location: Washington, DC, the United States The Annual World Bank Land and Poverty Conference in Washington DC presents the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on land governance around the world. The 2019 conference theme is: Catalyzing Innovation. The Land and Poverty conference has become one of the largest international events on land governance, attracting over 1,500 participants from governments, academics, civil society, and the private sector. Please consult the video recordings, papers, and presentations from the 2018 conference and the 2017 conference. The Netherlands is always well-represented and LANDac strongly encourages Dutch actors to attend and share state-of-the-art knowledge and practice on land governance both at home and abroad. LANDac reported on the 2018 Conference here. Find out more at the conference website. This year, several of our collaborating partners are organizing events around the conference:
Interactive Event by Oxfam: Strengthening Women’s Land Rights in All Tenure Systems @ World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019 An interactive event by Oxfam at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019, seeking to spark dialogue and exchange on how the global land rights community can support women living on Indigenous and community lands to strengthen their land, forest and water rights. Date: 25th March 2019 Time: 2PM – 3.30PM Location: 1101 17th Street NW, 13th floor, Washtington, DC 20036 Guest speakers: Bina Agarwal, Sreetama Bhaya, Stephanie Keene and Naomi Shadrack. Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to: For more information, click here.
ILC launches LANDex @ World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019
LANDex, an evolution of ILC’s Dashboard, uses common indicators and methodologies to promote people-centred land governance monitoring. In preparation for its LAUNCH, we gave the Dashboard an overhaul – new name and look! SAVE THE DATE! Join us at the 2019 World Bank Land & Poverty Conference for the big reveal and results of its first pilot country, Senegal. Date: 28 Mar 2019 Time: 6.30 to 8.30 pm Location: Meridian Institute, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 400N – Washington, DC For more information, click here.

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