USAID LAND TENURE and PROPERTY RIGHTS PORTAL

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Innovative tools and emerging technologies in the land sector offer new potential to improve the lives of women and men around the world. Rapid developments in technology are making it possible to solve development challenges in ways that seemed impossible just a few short years ago. Tools—such as smartphone apps that help people map and certify land; an open-source database that...
 
On October 27, 2015, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT, USAID, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Landesa hosted a panel event to discuss the intersection of women's empowerment, land rights and food security at IFPRI's headquarters at 2033 K St NW, Washington, DC. Chris Jochnick, one of the panelists and Landesa's CEO, went into greater detail with three...
 
On October 27, 2015, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT, USAID, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Landesa hosted a panel event to discuss the intersection of women's empowerment, land rights and food security at IFPRI's headquarters at 2033 K St NW, Washington, DC. Susan Markham, one of the panelists and USAID's Gender Coordinator, went into greater detail...
 
Throughout much of the developing world women have fewer rights and less access to one of the most important livelihood assets: land. While situations vary across countries and contexts, in general, women own less land than men. Moreover, the land that women do control tends to be smaller in size and inferior in quality to land controlled by men. This often limits women’s...
 
IFAD's Harold Liversage discusses the impacts of land tenure on youth with USAID's Land Tenure and Resource Management Office as part of the "Ask the Expert" series on land tenure.
 
Yuliya Neyman, a Land Governance and Legal Advisor in USAID's Land Tenure and Resource Management Office, talks to Agrilinks about issues of land tenure, rights and governance ahead of the July 29, 2015 Ag Sector Council webinar, "This Land Is Whose Land? Navigating Issues of Land Rights and Governance."
 
Why Land Still Matters: Three Years of the Voluntary Guidelines - Where Are We and Where Are We Going? To mark the three year anniversary of the endorsement of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT), USAID’s Land Tenure and Resource Management Office hosted an online panel discussion on May 7, 2015, which featured discussants from key stakeholder...
 
In celebration of this year's Earth Day, we sat down with World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Chris Weaver over Skype to discuss the links between secure land and resource rights and WWF's conservation work in Namibia. Disclaimer: The speaker's views expressed in this interview do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Agency for International Development or the United...
 
On April 14, 2015 the Land Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) program, which aims to increase access to global and local land potential knowledge, hosted a brownbag/webinar marking the global release of its first two mobile applications: Land Info and Land Cover. Speakers: Jeffrey Herrick, LandPKS Lead, and Ioana Bouvier, Senior Geospatial Analyst, USAID’s Land Tenure and...
 
USAID designs, tests, and evaluates innovative and cost-effective land and resource governance and property rights approaches around the globe that can be adapted and scaled. This video, “Mobile Solutions Matter for Land,” presents two such innovations: the Mobile Applications for Secure Tenure (MAST), and the Land Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS).
 

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