Author Profile: Greg Rake

Greg Rake
Greg Rake manages Landesa's work in India. Rake’s career has been dedicated to advancing human and social rights around the world. He began his career in Bolivia and Latin America with a focus on public and community health and then moved into the area of land access and community development for the landless and poor in Central America and Mexico. Three themes have guided his service in the field of development: stewardship of human and environmental resources, development of human capacity, and sustainability. He is implementing Landesa's projects which focus on advising Indian state and national governments on how to provide their poorest citizens with access to land and livelihood development. Rake received a B.A. in theology from the University of San Francisco and an M.A. in health services administration from Antioch University. In addition, he has discovered the richness of on-going learning from those he works with at every level and in every setting.

Small actions can lead to big impact

Jun 14, 2013 in Women's Land Rights

At Landesa, we see a future in which all who depend on land for their well-being have secure land rights – one of the most basic, powerful resources for lifting oneself and one’s family out of poverty. We know that …
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The key to peace and security is right under our feet: Land

Sep 27, 2012 in Uncategorized

Across India, where I live and work, I can clearly see the connection between land rights and peace and security. With respect to personal safety and security: 12 percent of all murders here are related to conflicts over land. On …
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