Monthly Archives: April 2011

Takeaways from World Bank Conference on Land & Poverty

I just returned from the annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in Washington, DC.  I was happy to see that conference built off of last year’s focus on large scale land acquisitions. A full one-third of the sessions …
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How Does an Extra Line on a Piece of Paper Help Change the World?

Last year, the government of West Bengal and Landesa’s partner in India, RDI, started a revolution in that Indian state by simply adding a second blank line on a piece of paper. The Government of West Bengal’s anti-poverty program includes …
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