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Land Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals

Bonn | Germany | Mar 2018 | Among the indicators proposed by the IAEG-SDGs are numerous indicators related to land, advocated for and supported by various global land community actors including the Global Donor Working Group on Land, members of the Global Land Indicators Initiative, FAO, UN SDSN and others.


Strong markets, sustainable resource use and effective policy at the centre of agricultural aid

Canberra | Australia | Nov 2017| Australia released a new 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper. Recognising the new challenges in the world, posed by globalisation, international competition, political alienation.


Shedding light on domestic investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rome | Italy | Oct 2017 | Increased capital flows to rural areas are transforming Sub-Saharan Africa with impact on urbanization, farm structure and security of land tenure. But how much do we know about this phenomenon?


Developing a basic understanding of domestic land investments

Brussels | Belgium | July 2017 | Domestic investment in land and agriculture is not new, but received until now little attention compared to the phenomenon of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).


Renewed commitment on indicator for achieving global land tenure security in the SDGs

Bonn | Germany | June 2017 | The Global Donor Working Group on Land released a new Policy Brief reiterating its commitment to ensure the indicators related to global land tenure security remain in SDGs.


Land Tenure Security Monitoring in the SDGs: Leaving No One Behind

Bonn | Germany | June 2017 | The UN-Habitat, World Bank and the Global Land Tool Network host of the Global Land Indicators Initiative in collaboration with the Working Group on Land jointly hosted a side event on Land Tenure Security Monitoring in the SDGs.


Migration and land tenure dynamics

Washington D.C. | USA | Mar 2017 | On 23 March 2017, the Global Donor Working Group on Land held a session at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty titled “Migration and land tenure dynamics – What are the challenges and perspectives for policies and interventions?”


Evaluating the impact of land governance projects

Rome | Italy | Oct 2016 | Governments all over the world, as well development agencies, financial institutions and others are investing significant resources in land governance.


G7 - key challenges to agriculture and accountability report on land commitments

Ise Shima | Japan | May 2016 | G7 agricultural ministers met ahead of the 2016 G7 meeting in Ise-Shima Japan. The ministers recognised the successful placing of food security issues on the international agenda in the previous year.