Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment


Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

News and Blogs


Earth Day 2021: Celebrating and recognizing the leadership and climate action of Indigenous peoples and local communities

  Johnson Cerda

Today, on Earth Day I want to celebrate the efforts made by Indigenous peoples around the world to continue protecting our planet.


Want to fight climate change? Support indigenous people

  Vicky Tauli-Corpuz

By Sônia Guajajara (Guajajara), Executive Coordinator for the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB); Vicky Tauli-Corpuz (Kanakaney-Igorot), former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights


A tragic outcome for the world's forests is not inevitable

  Frances Seymour

The data on forest loss is still grim but we know what causes deforestation - and the policy tools and market mechanisms that can stop it


New report asks: Where’s the money going in the Niger Delta? 

  Tijah Bolton-Akpan

Oil companies are paying billions towards development in the Niger Delta, but it’s having little impact on the ground, say Tijah Bolton-Akpan and Miles Litvinoff.


Rare win for Nepal indigenous groups as EIB admits 'gaps' in hydropower project

  Rina Chandran

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged to address gaps in the implementation of a power project in Nepal, handing a rare victory to indigenous groups and loca


Recipe for conflict: Northern Mozambique’s tinder-dry fields of straw are ripe for burning

  David Matsinhe

By David Matsinhe for the Daily Maverick. 


Can The Coca-Cola Company and Illovo Sugar Africa Land it in Malawi and Beyond?

  Chloe Christman

For many years Oxfam has joined allies around the world to raise the alarm on how land acquisitions by governments and companies - for the production of commodities including sugar, palm oil, and s


Job Opportunity: Chief Program Officer at Landesa


The Chief Program Officer (CPO) is the face and leader of Landesa’s programmatic work to the outside world and responsible for developing and overseeing programs, program implementation, monitoring


Improving land governance

  Dr Wordsworth Odame Larbi

Good and responsible land governance and an efficient land administration system, including land use planning, are one of the pillars for sustaining food security and nutrition in Ghana.


A Journey into Land Issues in China


The Land Portal Foundation’s launches the China Country Portfolio - a knowledge piece with a comprehensive understanding of the country’s land issues.