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Innovative and comprehensive policy changes will help the landless gain land rights

The Council for Social Development and The Rural Development Institute, New Delhi organised a national seminar on Land Policies for Accelerated and Balanced Rural Development on November 9-10, 2010.

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August 10, 2011

The World Bank teams up with Landesa on land rights in China

The World Bank is turning to Landesa’s unique expertise to provide research and analysis on improving efficiency and equity of land use and rural-urban integration.

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June 29, 2011

Jolyne Sanjak Named New Chief Program Officer

Dr. Jolyne Sanjak, a managing director at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, is joining Landesa as chief program officer on July 20. She is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on how broad, secure land rights can spark sustainable economic development for individuals, families and communities. Dr. Sanjak brings some 25 years of technical and managerial experience to the organization.

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June 16, 2011

New Issue Brief: Is Bigger Better?

Developing countries are moving toward corporate farming as a way to boost production and jump-start agricultural development. But the basis of their strategy, the assumption that bigger farms are better farms, is one of the most enduring myths influencing agricultural development policy around the world.

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June 01, 2011

Asia Society & Cato Institute Host Landesa for Two Briefings on Chinese Land Rights

Landesa continues to provide high level briefings to our colleagues engaged in policy issues from China. Landesa founder Roy Prosterman and Landesa attorney Zhu Keliang presented at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. and at the Asia Society in New York on the status of land rights in China.

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May 09, 2011