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GSSC Public Lecture: Annelies Zoomers

Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, Köln, Germany Wednesday 2 December, 17.45-19.15 Annelies Zoomers, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands The last two years have seen a huge amount of academic, policy-making and media interest in the increasingly contentious issue of ‘land grabbing’ –… Read More

Now open for registration: Workshop Land Governance & Food Security in Uganda

Now open for registration: LANDac Workshop Land Governance and Food Security in Uganda   When:       26-30 October 2015 (5 days, 4 nights) Where:      Source of the Nile Hotel, Jinja , Uganda   Access to land is… Read More

Lunch lecture: Land governance, commercial land acquisition and rural development in Africa – some observations from the Great Lakes Region

LANDac and the Dutch Ministries of Economic Affairs and Foreign Affairs kindly invite you to a lunch lecture by Dr. Chris Huggins. ‘Land Governance, commercial land acquisition and rural development in Africa – some observations from the Great… Read More

09/09/2014 – Debate on 21 October: How do we stop land grabbing?

On October 21st, activists, companies, investors, scientists and Dutch government representatives will come together in De Balie in Amsterdam, to debate the best way to end land grabbing due to rising palm oil demand. Hosted by Milieudefensie (Friends… Read More

11 September 2014 – NL Launch World Bank report ‘Voice and Agency: Empoering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity’

On Thursday morning, 11 September 2014, LANDac together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organizes a launch of the World Bank report ‘Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity’. The Director of Gender of the… Read More

3 July: LANDac book launch & discussion with Minister Ploumen

The Hague, the Netherlands 12.00 – 14.00 hrs, Max van der Stoel room, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bezuidenhoutseweg 67, The Hague Registration required! Please register by sending an e-mail with your full name and affiliation to  Programme… Read More

Virtual Briefing: Opportunities for private sector engagement on land

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development secretariat will host a virtual briefing with Duncan Pruett, Land Policy Advisor at Oxfam Novib, and Chris Jochnick, Director of Private Sector, Oxfam America on 06 May, starting 15:00 CEST. Topic… Read More

Land grabbing and human rights: Debate 1 February, Amsterdam

On 1 February 2014, Human Rights Watch, Oxfam Novib and ASN Bank organize a debate at De Balie in Amsterdam about land grabbing and human rights as part of the Human Rights Weekend. The rise of land grabbing… Read More