Land Matters Media Scan – 11 November 2016

In Mali, women’s traditional roles as resource managers serve them well in introducing adaptation activities.
Photo by: UNDP Mali

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items:

Upcoming Events

  1. IIED webinar: Using community by-laws to secure customary land rights in Kenya (11/16/16)
    Source: IIED
  2. Webinar on the Land Portal’s New Thematic Portfolios (11/17/16)
    Source: The Land Portal

COP22 / Climate Change

  1. Who owns this land? A question that matters for climate change and COP22 (11/10/16)
    Source: Devex
  2. Indigenous land rights: A cheap and effective climate change solution, just in time (11/4/16)
    Source: Ford Foundation blog
  3. Amazonians call on leaders to heed link between land rights and climate change (11/4/16)
    Source: The Guardian

Reports / Publications

  1. FINAL DRAFT: Tenure Responsive LUP – A Guide for Country Level Implementation (11/9/16)
    Source: GLTN


  1. Video: Land and Urban Development Challenges in the Social and Economic Development of the Global South (11/6/16)
    Source: Land and Property Network / YouTube
  2. Indigenous peoples given interactive map to help secure land rights (11/10/16)
    Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation
  3. Photo Essay: Run the World – Six countries’ efforts to drive adaptation action through gender equality in leadership and equitable control over resources (11/4/16)
    Source: UNDP / Exposure


  1. Mali: Rainfall, grazing, families and land in Dlonguebougou (11/9/16)
    Source: IIED
  2. Zimbabwe: EU Worried By Fresh Wave of Land Seizures (11/10/16)
    Source: Financial Gazette / AllAfrica


  1. How Colombia’s Failed Peace Treaty Could Wreak Havoc on Its Diversity-Rich Ecosystems (11/4/16)
    Source: Smithsonian Magazine
  2. Mexico: U.N. Supports Indigenous Land Rights in Mexico’s Mining Plans (11/10/16)
    Source: The Costa Rica Star


  1. Cambodia: Domestic violence rife amid Cambodia land conflicts – rights group (11/10/16)
    Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation


  1. Malaysia: Kelantan Forestry Department issues ultimatum to orang asli activists (11/11/16)
    Source: The Star Online
  2. Palm oil’s green body comes under fire from activists (11/7/16)
    Source: Reuters


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