What We DoLandesa in Asia


Support land rights reforms that grow prosperity, economic opportunity and gender equity for rural communities throughout Asia, in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector.


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Adapting approaches in Myanmar

July 14, 2020

In Myanmar, Landesa is helping preserve momentum toward reform – both on the land and online – with a series of measures to protect our staff and government partners while keeping vital activities running.

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What's New

We Need Allies to Preserve Forests, Mitigate Climate Change

June 29, 2020

New policy brief details the ways that stronger land rights for people living in rural areas can improve climate mitigation efforts, contribute to the success of Community Forest Groups, encourage adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture, and create opportunities for women to invest in their land.

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Field Focus Blog

Peace of Land: A Woman’s Right to Safety May Depend on Her Right to Own Property

June 12, 2020

The more I listen to women – as they talk about their past experiences, their present needs and their hopes for the future – the more confident I become that a piece of land has the power to break this cycle of oppression and lift women up, empowering them to live a life of dignity, autonomy and self-worth.

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