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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What’s New on LandLinks – 23 February 2018

In lieu of our weekly scan of recent land tenure and resource management media items, we are highlighting the latest content on LandLinks at the end of each month. In case you missed it, here is a roundup of the new content on LandLinks, from USAID land-related project documents to blogs by our land experts,…Read More

Cassava and the Next Generation

A partnership in cassava attempts to strengthen production and address the generational labor gap. Originally appeared on Exposure. Mario Enamorado noticed a positive change in the appearance of the cassava from his last harvest. The change, he surmised, came after participating in a Farmer Field School, where he learned methods of organic preparations and green…Read More

ARDS Video: Land Management in Consolidated Territorial Community of Kipti

The Agriculture and Rural Development Support (ARDS) project supports broad-based, resilient economic growth through a more inclusive, competitive and better governed agriculture sector that provides attractive livelihoods to rural Ukrainians. The project consists of three components: Improve enabling environment and governance of the agricultural sector; Increase investment, productivity, employment, and incomes in the agricultural sector;…Read More

LandCover: A Mobile Tool for Vegetation Monitoring

The Land Potential-Knowledge System (LandPKS;, a joint USAID-USDA program, is creating mobile applications that help land managers collect, store, and analyze data in order to inform decision making, agricultural production, and vegetation monitoring and restoration. It does this through the use of the LandPKS Mobile app, which is free to download and use for…Read More

Land Matters Media Scan – 16 February 2018

Here are the recent land tenure and resource management media items: USAID USAID Land Champion: Zemen Haddis, PhD (2/6/18) Source: USAID LandLinks Historical Land Decree for Women (2/7/18) Source: USAID Colombia LRDP Upcoming Events Land Tenure and Property Rights MOOC 3.0 (1/8-4/15/18) Source: USAID LandLinks Helping Smallholders Make the Most of Maize Through Loans and Storage…Read More

Webinar: Mangrove Forest Restoration and Management: Social & Governance Dimensions

On February 15, 2018, USAID LandLinks and a panel of experts hosted an interactive online discussion on Mangrove Forest Restoration and Management: Social and Governance Dimensions, starting at 9:00 am EST. Mangrove activities have primarily focused around the biophysical and ecological dimensions of mangrove planting and protection; while the social dimensions of mangrove restoration, including…Read More