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Disclaimer: Media scans and other posts are intended to monitor and share current news and information relevant to the land and resource governance sector. Posts and media items included in the scans are not endorsements and do not represent the views of USAID or the U.S. Government, unless stated otherwise.

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Land Matters Media Scan – 21 July 2017

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID Colombia: IT Systems Facilitate Our Work by Offering Stability, Agility, and Transparency (7/20/17) Source: USAID Colombia LRDP Colombia: Starbucks Partners with NGOs to Invest Nearly $5 Million USD in Colombian Coffee Industry (7/13/17) Source: Finance Colombia Reports and Publications Four land activists killed each week…Read More

IT Systems Facilitate Our Work by Offering Stability, Agility, and Transparency

Q&A with the Restitution Coordinator at the Superintendence of Notary and Registry — SNR Originally appeared on Exposure. NEW ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AT COLOMBIA’S SUPERINTENDENCE OF NOTARY AND REGISTRY (SNR) ALLOW THE AGENCY TO MEET DEADLINES SOONER FOR THE LAND RESTITUTION PROCESS WHILE CREATING BETTER PROTECTION FOR ITS INFORMATION. IN THIS INTERVIEW, PATRICIA GARCÍA, RESTITUTION…Read More

Land Matters Media Scan – 14 July 2017

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID Land Rights are Women’s Rights (7/5/17) Source: USAID Colombia LRDP Getting Answers (6/21/17) Source: USAID Colombia LRDP Kenya’s nomads swap guns for tourist dollars to end turf wars – mentions USAID’s partnership with the Northern Rangelands Trust (6/30/17) Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation Reports and Publications…Read More

Land Rights are Women’s Rights

An innovative program for rural women affected by the armed conflict strengthens their land rights and empowers them as leaders and decision makers Originally appeared on Exposure. A WOMEN-FOCUSED GOVERNMENT The lives of campesino women from Northern Cauca have not been easy. The armed conflict has fiercely infiltrated their homes, leaving an aftermath they cannot erase. They…Read More

Land Matters Media Scan – 29 June 2017

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID Côte d’Ivoire: Projustice-Usaid trains Ivorian lawyers on land legislation (6/23/17) Source: Ecofin Agency Reports and Publications Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) – Afghanistan (6/22/17) Source: AREU Women’s Land: Closing the Gender Gap in Sub-Saharan Africa (June 2017) Source: Landesa Shelter in Displacement (June 2017) Source:…Read More

Land Matters Media Scan – 22 June 2017

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID Request for Proposal: Investor Report on Land Risks and Mitigation Strategies (6/21/17) Source: USAID LandLinks Without Coordination, Development Does Not Work (6/14/17) Source: USAID  LRDP Upcoming Events Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA-2017) (11/14/17 – 11/17/17) Source: United Nations Economic Cmomission for…Read More