features Landesa attorney and land tenure specialist, Melany Grout, in their August issue on newsstands now. The profile focuses on Grout's work with girls, the government, and
community groups to keep girls in school and reduce child marriage and trafficking in West Bengal, India.
The New York Times
ran a large multimedia feature on urbanization in China. The main article was heavily influenced by our China team. The article presents China's rush to urbanize as unsustainable and explains the devastating impact on farmers.
Council on Foreign Relations
posted an op-ed by Landesa's Dr. Ashok Sircar where he highlights the barriers Indian women face to inheriting farmland.
featured Landesa in a blog about small scale farming and micro-plots.
Kravis Prize featured a blog about Landesa's expertise in China. The blog presented Landesa as a knowledgeable authority on China and summarized much of the reporting that has relied on our expertise over the past year.
published an article on China's plans for rapid urbanization, relying on insight from Landesa's China team.
The World Economic Forum
posted a blog by Landesa founder, Roy Prosterman, on how land reform can help promote sustainable development in Myanmar.
The South China Morning Post
featured an op-ed by Landesa China country director, Yu Gao, making the link between land rights and environmental sustainability issues in China.
The Times of India
published Roy Prosterman's op-ed on the Homestead Bill in India. The bill is an ambitious piece of legislation that, if passed, will mark a turning point for Landesa's work in India.