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The Global Donor Platform is launching the autumn 2019 webinar series

28 Aug 2019

The Global Donor Platform’s autumn 2019 webinar series, to be launched on 10th September, is a series of four webinars that cover a wide range of topics, from rural producer agency and agricultural value chains to climate-smart-agriculture (CSA) and youth network in Africa.


LAND-at-scale: Scaling up Successful Land Governance Interventions

3 April 2019 | The Hague, Netherlands

LAND-at-scale aims to strengthen land governance components for women, men, and youth so that they may contribute to structural, just, sustainable, and inclusive change on a large scale in developing countries


A Code of Conduct for Donors to Coordinate at the Country Level

23 May 2019 | Bonn, Germany

The Global Donor Working Group on Land approved its 'Code of Conduct' for members to coordinate at the country-level, which will help to improve the design and implementation of programmes, as well as strengthen cooperation with stakeholders.


How to achieve the SDGs and Global Commitments on Land?

Washington, DC | USA | 28 Mar 2019

The Global Donor Working Group on Land (GDWGL) made a deep dive into this question during an interactive session at the 2019 World Bank Land Conference


More data, better governance of land tenure?

Rome | Italy | 18 Oct 2018

In the last five years, significant steps have been taken to put land tenure security as a priority in global policy frameworks, but also in implementation plans. A side event at CFS45, organised by Global Donor Working Group on Land together with other key players, took stock of progress.  


How domestic investors are transforming land governance in developing countries

Bandung | Indonesia| September 2018 | In times of growing competition over land and pressure over businesses for sustainable and responsible conduct, society often turn its eyes to large foreign agribusiness as the first key stakeholder to partner with or to blame in case of wrongdoing. At the 2018 Global Land Forum, the Global Donor Working Group on Land discussed the need to better govern domestic investors, who are often overshadowed by large scale, foreign investors based on experiences from Africa and Asia.


Influencing the next tier of companies: promoting responsible land-based investments

Washington DC | USA | March 2018 | In recent years, much of the debate around responsible investment in land has focused on the role and practices of large food and agriculture companies thus only focussing on a fraction of the companies dealing with land investments.


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.