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Landesa partners with the state and national governments and organizations to help poor, rural women and men gain secure rights to land and the opportunity to build a better future.


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Remembering Dr. Tajamul Haque

May 05, 2021

Dr. Tajamul Haque, an agriculture economist and one of India’s foremost land policy experts, passed away on May 2. Landesa joins the development community in India and around the world in mourning.

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Renewable Energy to Responsible Energy: A Call-to-Action

March 10, 2021

As the renewable energy sector continues to grow and evolve, it will need to be increasingly mindful of the need to ensure that adverse impacts on the environment, communities and human rights do not arise from its value chain and operations.

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Field Focus Blog

Why are tribal women in India still robbed of their land rights?

March 08, 2021

In Jharkhand, eastern India, women are not entitled to own land and accusations of witchcraft are wielded against them to silence their claims to land.

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