After a disaster, land and property rights are often overlooked in response and rebuilding efforts. The lack of clear rights often leads to conflict, delay, and higher costs. But we can address these problems before a disaster strikes. We can: Create projects that strengthen the capacity of land administration institutions and staff; Build resilience by identifying safe and...
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 08:45
- Friday, February 13, 2015 - 10:15
Online or In Person: Washington DC Economic Partnership 1495 F Street, NW Washington, DC
Webinar: Gender and Land Rights: Don’t Forget Men and Boys When: December 9, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST Watch the recorded webinar Download the webinar slides This recorded webinar is open to the public. Summary: In many developing countries a sense of identity, particularly for men and boys, is tied to control of land and other natural resources. As a recent International Center for...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 12:00
- Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 13:00
Secure property rights in urban areas can be a key factor in creating economic wealth for municipalities and residents. On April 3, 2014, a panel of experts discussed how secure tenure rights impact urban development, including infrastructure and resilience. The discussion also included recommendations from the new Urban Land Tenure Issue Brief, which supports implementation of...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 14:00
- Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 15:30
Every year the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty brings together representatives from governments, civil society, academia, the development community, and the private sector to discuss issues of concern to communities, land practitioners and policymakers worldwide. The conference aims to foster dialogue and the sharing of best practices on the diversity of reforms,...
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 07:00
- Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 19:00
Main Complex Building, World Bank Group - 1818 H Street NW
On Wednesday August 7th, 2013 USAID hosted a Brown Bag with Dr. Catherine Picard, Environment and Natural Resource Officer for the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. State Department; Pete Chirico, Research Geographer at the US Geological Survey; and Tim Fella, Land Tenure and Conflict Specialist within the Land Tenure and Property Rights Division at USAID. In cooperation...
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 13:00
- Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 14:00
USAID, Washington DC