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2014 Land and Poverty Conference: Integrating Land Governance into the Post-2015 Agenda

27 March 2014 | agriculture, gender, land governance, land rights, transparency

Every year the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty brings together representatives from governments, civil society, academia, the development community, and the private sector to discuss issues...

World Bank Group: Access to Land is Critical for the Poor

10 April 2013 | food crisis, land governance, press release, transparency, world bank

 WASHINGTON, April 8, 2013 – As the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty convened this week in Washington, DC, The World Bank Group issued the following statement: By 2050, the world will...

National Consultation: classification systems for monitoring and assessment of natural resources

02 March 2013 | assessment, forest management, land governance, monitoring, natural resources, un-redd

A national Consultation on classification systems for monitoring and assessment of natural resources especially forest resources in the context of REDD + will be held in Bangladesh, Dhaka, 18-22...

Blogpost l Governance, land grabs and tricky statistics

19 February 2013 | blogpost, democratic governance, indicators, land admin, land governance, statistics

The last decade has been marked by a sudden increase in large scale land purchases in developing countries, a `land rush’ which has purportedly been driven by concerns over food security, food prices...

Tanzania: Monitoring Secure Access to Land: Progress and Prospects

27 August 2012 | africa, agriculture, blogpost, commentary, land governance, monitoring

The monitoring of land issues performs different, often multiple, functions for different types of organizations and different sectors. These functions include: Monitoring commitments by states...

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Fellow, Land Governance Assessment (IFPRI, 14 Dec 2010)

14 December 2010 | land governance, research, vacancy

Description: The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute’s Development Strategy and Governance Division...

AFRICA: Better Data Key to Supporting Women Farmers (IPS ipsnews.net, 20 May 2010)

20 May 2010 | africa, evidence-based, gender, land governance, swaziland

"In many instances, policies and programmes in rural areas, as implemented at the local level, are not responsive to women’s needs. In part, this is because planners and policy-makers are often not...

New Database: Gender and Land Rights (FAO, 23 April 2010)

23 April 2010 | agriculture, dataset, gender, land governance, land rights, mdgs, web resource

Easy access to up-to-date information on gender and land rights This Database contains Country level information on social, economic, political and cultural issues related to the gender...