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Land Matters Media Scan – 18 August 2017

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID Request for Proposal: Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights II (8/18/17) Source: USAID LandLinks Sources Sought Notice: Communications, Evidence and Learning Project (8/17/17) Source: USAID LandLinks The Cloud With A Silver Lining (8/9/17) Source: USAID Colombia LRDP Cagayan de Oro City Unlocks Potential of Land (8/15/17) Source: USAID…Read More

Request for Proposal: Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights II

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking proposals to provide technical assistance to USAID’s Office of Land and Urban (LU) in the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) as described in this Request for Proposals (RFP). USAID anticipates awarding approximately seven Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contracts, of which…Read More

Sources Sought Notice: Communications, Evidence and Learning Project

This is a Sources Sought Notice (SSN) to identify Small Businesses that are interested and capable of performing on a E3/Land and Urban, Communications, Evidence and Learning (CEL) Project. The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3), Office of Land and Urban (LU) is issuing this Sources Sought…Read More

The Cloud With A Silver Lining

USAID facilitated a public-private partnership with Tolima-based cooperative CAFISUR to give coffee farmers better options to sell unwashed coffee, maintain quality, and reach new markets Originally appeared on Exposure. In 2016, USAID-funded Land and Rural Development Program began working with CAFISUR to find a solution to this problem so common in Southern Tolima. After a…Read More

Cagayan de Oro City Unlocks Potential of Land

Originally appeared in USAID SURGE Project’s Cities Development Initiative Newsletter. Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno and Department of Natural and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Director for Northern Mindanao Edwin Andot signed a Memorandum of Partnership Agreement (MOPA) on May 12, 2017, which will pave way for land administration and management reforms in the…Read More

Land Matters Media Scan – 11 August 2017

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID Land Portal Foundation Rwanda Country Portfolio provides comprehensive understanding of post-conflict land governance – mentions USAID’s Rwanda publications (8/2/17) Source: Land Portal A Mobile Application to Secure Land Tenure (8/4/17) Source: USAID LandLinks / New America Strengthening the Liberian Land Authority to Promote Peace and…Read More