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


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.


Press Release: Study Finds Upward Trend of Land Inequality in Asia Driven By Large-Scale Land Acquisitions


In a new study, researchers say that land inequality is rising in most countries.


Five mega-trends affecting forests will have profound impacts on local communities


We need to understand the consequences of technology, migration, climate shifts, infrastructure and a growing middle class on forest-dependent people


Minister orders no more lease of Bangladesh forest lands

  Ershad Kamol

Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday directed the country’s eight divisional commissioners for taking measures not to lease out forestlands to individuals and b


New rule puts Indonesia’s protected forests up for grabs for agribusiness

  Hans Nicholas Jong

Indonesia’s environment ministry has issued a new regulation allowing protected forest areas to be cleared for a “food estate” program.


Communities need land rights to gain from investments

  Siri Lijfering

Communities being able to participate on an equal basis in land governance is key to food security and inclusive development.


Community Participation and Inclusion during a Pandemic: Recent Experiences from Around the World

  Laura Bermudez, Jordan Oestreicher, Christen Corcoran, Elyse Magen

How can we reconcile the hazards of social interaction in a COVID-19 world with the importance of community participation to the successful, and sustainable, implementation of on-going land project