OCTOBER 12 — A delegation of China’s Ministry of Land and Resources visited Landesa’s global headquarters in Seattle, WA and attended training sessions taught by Landesa’s staff, US officials, and UW professors covering a variety of topics ranging from farmland preservation and land registration to rural-urban integration.
OCTOBER 12, 2011 — In a new Wall Street Journal op-ed, our CEO […]
OCTOBER 6, 2011 –Global Washington honors Professor Roy Prosterman as the inaugural recipient of the Global Hero Award for his lifetime of service on behalf of poor families across the world.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 — As the ongoing violence in Lufeng, China makes clear, farmers’ land rights are critical to China’s continuing economic development and stability. China’s Central Government recognizes this and is working to improve the rural land registration system across China. Landesa is partnering with the government to ensure that this system documents the land rights of both men and women farmers.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 — Landesa’s China program is teaming up again with China’s Renmin University and Michigan State University to conduct a new round of nationwide survey on farmers’ land rights, which is the sixth in the series. The survey covers 17 major agricultural provinces in China based on interviews with more than 2,000 farm families across rural China.
To address the lack of implementation, assistance and even awareness of land laws for rural families in India, the state government of Andhra Pradesh, NALSAR University of Law, and Landesa’s partner in India, RDI, are establishing a Center for Land Rights at NALSAR’s campus in Hyderabad.
Li Ping and Xiaohui Wu, land tenure attorneys at Landesa, have conducted extensive […]
Three Landesa program staff returned this month from Liberia where, with seven Liberian […]
While the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is famed for producing many of […]