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GIZ | Publication: Safeguarding Human Rights in Land Related Investments

Comparison of the Voluntary Guidelines Land with the IFC Performance Standards and the World Bank Environmental and Social Safeguard Framework Michael Windfuhr, German Institute for Human Rights, 2017 This study was commissioned by the German Fed­eral Ministry for… Read More

LANDac | Special issue: From land grabs to inclusive development?

LANDac is pleased to announce the release of a themed special issue, based on contributions from the LANDac Annual International Conference 2015, in the journal Geoforum. The themed issue explores the “elusiveness of inclusive development” through analyses of… Read More

GLTN | Call for Proposals: “Conflict in the context of large scale land acquisitions”

Through the Land and Conflict Coalition, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) invites organizations and institutions to submit Expressions of Interest in undertaking a study on  Conflict in the context of large scale land acquisitions. The primary objective of the Study is to… Read More

LANDdialogue | FPIC workshops at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

To deepen the knowledge on FPIC amongst public, civic, private and academic stakeholders in The Netherlands and to promote better insight in the background, value and importance of FPIC, The Organising Committee of the Land Governance Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue… Read More

LANDac | Publication: Where do I report my land dispute?

A new publication by Doreen Nancy Kobusingye, Mathijs van Leeuwen and Han van Dijk, focuses on the reporting of land conflicts in Uganda. The article, titled ‘Where do I report my land dispute? The impact of institutional proliferation… Read More

LEGEND | New publication: LEGEND State of the land debate

The UK Department for International Development (DfID) has launched its first global State of the Land Debate report today, on the 4th anniversary of the VGGT. The report addresses the Voluntary Guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land,… Read More

LANDac | New publication: Soy production in South America: Globalization and new agroindustrial landscapes

Special Issue, 43(2), March 2016 Soy production in South America: Globalization and new agroindustrial landscapes Guest editors: Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira and Susanna B. Hecht   The entire collection (15 articles) free access for a limited time!… Read More

Online (Dutch): UU Studium Generale lezing ‘Land te koop’

Annelies Zoomers (IDS Utrecht University/ Chair of LANDac) and Barbara van Paassen (Hoofd beleid en campagne ActionAid) gaven op 24 februari een lezing in het kader van de UU Studium Generale reeks over voedselzekerheid. De lezing is online… Read More

9/2/2016 New publication: Advances in Responsible Land Administration

Advances in Responsible Land Administration Jaap Zevenbergen, Walter de Vries, Rohan Mark Bennett Features Delivers cutting-edge approaches for land administration design, implementation, and assessment Includes high-tech descriptions for technical readers whilst adding the human touch for those from… Read More