Landesa's newsletter: Plotlines
THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF LANDESA'S CENTER FOR WOMEN'S LAND RIGHTS 
October marks the third anniversary of Landesa's Center for Women's Land Rights. Here are highlights from three years of impact.


    Deborah Espinosa | Landesa


KENYA'S NEW GUARDIANS OF JUSTICE: WOMEN ELDERS 
For the first time in Kenya, women in villages like Ol Pusimoru are joining the ranks of village elders.  


    Deborah Espinosa | Landesa


LAND TAKINGS IN CHINA

Landesa is advising officials in the central government of China as they revise their law related to land takings in response to widespread calls for reform.

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LANDESA SPEAKS TO BUSINESS COMMUNITY IN CHINA
China country director, Gao Yu, presents to the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing and in Hong Kong on how effective land institutions positively impact business in the region.
 


LANDESA BROADCASTS LAND RIGHTS TRAINING FOR OFFICIALS IN INDIA

Our team in West Bengal is using satellite communication technology to train 2,500 officials across the state to improve their land for the poor program.

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October 2012 Issue
Landesa's newsletter featuring program highlights, latest resources, and news.

Staff Spotlight  
Meet Landesa's new Chief Program Officer, Robert Buergenthal 

 

   

New Issue Brief  

Women's Secure Rights to Land: Benefits, Barriers, and Best Practices View the PDF   


New Infographic
What would happen if women and men had equal access to land? 

Landesa in the News


The New York Times India Ink interviews Landesa founder, Roy Prosterman, about his work in India.
 
Bloomberg News reports on progress being made with the status of women and land rights in Kenya.

The Huffington Post previews a new book that features Roy Prosterman as one of America's 50 everyday heroes.   

The Guardian interviews Landesa land tenure specialist and attorney, Darryl Vhugen, about the global land rush.    

GOOD features an editorial by Tim Hanstad, on how land rights can help millions more girls attend school. 
  

 

The Wall Street Journal cites Landesa's research in an article on the economic choices China's new leadership could make in the coming years.

 

Four new three-minute videos connecting the dots between land rights and...



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