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Since the creation of the Land Restitution Unit, USAID’s support has been integral. What is the current balance of seven years of work between the two entities? By Land and Rural Development Program in Colombia With the highest number of displaced persons in the Western Hemisphere, the Colombian government is facing the great task of…Read More
By Land and Rural Development Program in Colombia In rural Colombia, coffee is not only a way of life, but it is also a path out of poverty and toward greater economic self-reliance. With USAID’s support, coffee producers from indigenous communities in Colombia’s Cesar region are improving their capacity to grow and process higher-value speciality…Read More
Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) FSL-01 Senior Land and Resource Governance Officer Official Position Title: Natural Resources Officer, Backstop 40, FSL-0401-01 Functional Position Title: Senior Land and Resource Governance Advisor Location of Position: U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment, Office of Land and Urban (E3/LU) Position…Read More
This blog post was originally published on the World Bank’s Sustainable Cities blog. More than 1,000 years. That’s how long recent estimates suggest it would take in some developing countries to legally register all land – due to the limited number of land surveyors in country and the use of outdated, cumbersome, costly, and overly regulated surveying…Read More
For Armel Nganzi, his work supporting the creation of a responsible minerals trade in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has always been more than just a job. “When I think of minerals, I think of a dream. A dream of someone who wants to get out of poverty… a dream of a country that…Read More
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