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At the USAID – USGLC launch event for the new Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative activities, Landesa President and CEO Chris Jochnick spoke about why land and property rights are important to women and girls. Watch his segment here. You can also view the full event video here. Jochnick’s remarks on property rights starting…Read More
USAID Press Release Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Today, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator (USAID) Mark Green and Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, announced 14 new projects with more than 200 public- and private-sector partners across 22 countries to support the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative. These partnerships, which include representatives from…Read More
Watch a short recap from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green’s trip to Colombia in May 2019. In it, he describes the work USAID and Colombia are doing to improve land rights. The Administrator states, “In the coming months, the Government of Colombia will issue over 3,000 land titles. Establishing formal rights…Read More
The following is an excerpt from an article posted on Thomson Reuters Foundation PLACE. Follow the link below for the full article. By Anastasia Moloney OVEJAS, Colombia, June 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Forced to flee her home to escape violence during Colombia’s half-century civil war, farmer Diana Vitola has been waiting decades to receive…Read More
This blog was originally published on ClimateLinks. Landscapes and the complex, interlinked spatial units that comprise them are changing at an accelerating rate. Land use change, especially deforestation and forest degradation, are among the main contributors to global greenhouse emissions. Quantifying and monitoring forest conversion and better understanding the drivers of these changes is therefore…Read More