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The Future of Land at USAID

Date: March 16, 2020
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Secure land and resource rights are a cornerstone of economic growth and poverty reduction. Decades of evidence link improved land and resource governance with economic growth, food security, reduced deforestation, and a range of other benefits. And yet, significant evidence and data gaps remain, which hamper effective programs and policies. Over the last two years…Read More

Webinar: Advancing Responsible Artisanal Mining

Date: February 04, 2020
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USAID’s Land and Urban Office recently hosted a webinar on Advancing Responsible Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (ASM). View the webinar recording, download the presentation and follow-up questions and answers.  In the webinar, a panel of experts from USAID, Oro Legal, and other partners provided a broad overview of USAID’s work on ASM globally, then focused…Read More

Land tenure and perceived tenure security in the era of social and economic transformation in Africa

Date: July 02, 2019
Event, Online

Time: 10-11 AM EST Presenter: Hosaena Ghebru, Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Moderator: Frank Place, Director, PIM Organizer: CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) Access to land and land tenure security are increasingly important for young people in Africa where population pressure has reduced the land frontier. In this…Read More

Mobile Applications to Secure Tenure (MAST): Lessons from Burkina Faso, Liberia and Tanzania

Date: April 24, 2019
Event, Online

Webinar Recording  Mobile Applications to Secure Tenure (MAST): Lessons from Burkina Faso, Liberia and Tanzania The USAID Land and Urban Office hosted a webinar on the latest results and developments from an exciting USAID initiative, Mobile Applications to Secure Tenure (MAST). MAST combines an on-the-ground training and participatory approach with mobile applications and technology platforms….Read More

World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019

Start Date: March 25, 2019
End Date: March 29, 2019
Event, In-person

The World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty has become one of the largest international events on land governance. It brings together over 1,500 participants from across the globe—including representatives from governments, academics, civil society, and the private sector—to discuss new research, innovations, practices, and policies to strengthen land and resource governance. Read more about…Read More

The Business Case for Land Rights: Results from the 2018 Investor Survey

Date: April 05, 2018
Event, Online

On April 5, 2018, USAID LandLinks, Marketlinks and Agrilinks hosted an online, interactive presentation of the results from the recent, voluntary Investor Survey on Land Rights, which was conducted from October 2017 to February 2018. Until now, information related to land tenure and resource rights primarily focused on cataloging information related to the geographic area…Read More

World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2018

Start Date: March 19, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2018
Event, In-person

The World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty has become one of the largest international events on land governance. It brings together over 1,200 participants from across the globe—including representatives from governments, academics, civil society, and the private sector—to discuss new research, innovations, practices, and policies to strengthen land and resource governance. USAID’s Agenda and…Read More

The Business Case for Land Rights, Part II: Private Sector Perspectives on Responsible Land-Based Investment Webinar

Date: March 08, 2018
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Join USAID LandLinks, Marketlinks and Agrilinks for the second webinar in a three-part series examining the constraints and opportunities surrounding property rights and responsible land-based investment (the first webinar took place in October with The Hershey Company and ECOM Agroindustrial Corporation). Understanding and mitigating property rights risks associated with agribusiness, forestry, energy or other investments…Read More

Land Tenure and Property Rights Issues and Best Practices Training: Lusaka, Zambia

Start Date: February 26, 2018
End Date: March 02, 2018
Training, In-person

HOW TO REGISTER Search for ‘Land Tenure’ in USAID University. OVERALL COURSE OBJECTIVE This course will provide USG foreign assistance practitioners training that strengthens their knowledge and skills in understanding the relationships between land tenure and property rights (LTPR) and critical USG international development strategic priorities; identifying and addressing development challenges in their portfolios related…Read More