Landesa’s work starts with research.
Our land tenure experts venture into the fields to speak directly with poor farmers, especially those who are women. We work with government officials at all levels to develop new laws and programs after we’ve invested time researching existing laws and customs and their impact.
We assist our government partners every step of the way by helping to implement, monitor and evaluate the newly designed laws, policies and programs.
This is all documented in our research. From carbon rights in China to customary law in Burkina Faso, our land rights experts have written about it.
By Swati Bhattacharjee – a chief reporter-district for the Bengali newspaper “Ananda Bazar Patrika.” This is an excerpt from her original article which was published as an Op-ed in Bengali on 14th April. Two women in West Bengal, India broke a …
My name is Jen Duncan and I’m a senior attorney at Landesa. People often ask me, “I think I understand land rights but what exactly do you guys do at Landesa?”The words that I’m about to share will hopefully provide …
Nazgul, then 19, was refilling cups of tea at the roadside café where she worked when three young men arrived. She served them and returned to the kitchen. When she reemerged, the men grabbed and carried her to their car. …