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IGAD endorsed Regional Women’s Land Rights Agenda

On 28 July 2021, the Ministers responsible for Lands and the Ministers responsible for Gender/Women Affairs from the IGAD Member States made history, when they as a Regional Economic Community put closing of the gender gap on land… Read More

Lecture by Anthony Bebbington: Natural resource extraction: social justice challenges

Join LIVE the #KAPTalks with Anthony Bebbington of the Ford Foundation who will discuss extraction of natural resources as a social justice question, particularly in light of COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be hybrid, physical and online. Join… Read More

IGAD Women’s Land Rights Conference

28th – 30th June 2021 Even though women are the primary users of agricultural land in most African communities, the system of patriarchy which dominates social organization has tended to discriminate against women when it comes to ownership… Read More

CCSI: More Contracts and ESIAs:

CCSI: More Contracts and ESIAs: The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s online database of contracts and associated agribusinesses, forestry and renewable energy projects,, has greatly expanded. The database now includes: Contracts and associated documents from 58 countries… Read More

IHS – Course on Sustainable Urban Management (Scholarships available)

Course dates: 3 January – 25 March 2022 (dates are still subject to change) Scholarship OKP application date: 13 June 2021 Today more people live in cities than ever before. This creates opportunities and challenges which requires experts… Read More

WRI Blog | 4 Ways Indigenous and Community Lands Can Reduce Emissions

Peter Veit wrote a blog for the World Resource Institute (WRI) on how countries are now missing out on a key strategy to fight climate change. There is growing evidcence that there are emissions-reduction benefits of well-managed indigenous… Read More

Land Portal | RVO and FAO Round Table on Land Consolidation in the Arab World

The Land Portal summarized the outcomes of the roundtable by RVO and FAO to initiate a dialogue and to share experiences between countries in North Africa and Middle East, while also bringing in lessons from Europe on land… Read More

The Open City Initiative

The Open City Initiative is a new global network of transdisciplinary education, research, and societal partnerships. The focus is on issues related to cities as open frontier spaces that belong to everyone, and urban studies that are widely open to any… Read More

MLRF | Vacancy Communications and Event Management Specialist

Extended deadline: 10 March 2021 The Mekong Region Land Governance together with our partners; FAO and Land Portal will be organising the Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021 in May.  We are currently looking for a Communications and Event… Read More

Nominate a Climate Hero

What stories of frontline climate leadership need to be heard and amplified? The Human Impacts Institute, together with the Tenure Facility and the Ford Foundation, would like your help in amplifying the stories of frontline indigenous and local… Read More