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Sugar and forestry investments in Uganda: lessons from a first Learning Platform in Jinja
December 13, 2017Expert opinion
Sugar and forestry investments in Uganda: lessons from a first Learning Platform in Jinja
Theme: Land Governance

After two Learning Platforms in Tanzania and Mozambique, LANDac and partners organized their third multi-stakeholder learning event in Jinja, Uganda on September 21 and 22, 2017. The platform in Jinja focused on two major investments in the region: one in agriculture (sugar) and one in forestry (pine trees and eucalyptus). »

December 7, 2017Knowledge Portal
Scaling up sustainable land management and restoration of degraded land

This working paper¬†examines how sustainable land management can be scaled up and out globally.¬†With current rates of land degradation reaching ten to twelve million ha per year, there is an urgent need to scale up and out successful, profitable and resource-efficient sustainable land management practices to maintain the health and resilience of the land that humans depend on. »

Launch NLandscape: a practicioners network on landscape approaches
November 9, 2017News
Launch NLandscape: a practicioners network on landscape approaches

The Food & Knowledge Business Platform is supporting NLandscape, an informal network of over 20 Dutch environmental and developmental organizations who apply integrated landscape approaches and thinking to complement and strengthen their project design and implementation. »

Learning Platform update: Highlights from Mozambique
November 8, 2017Expert opinion
Learning Platform update: Highlights from Mozambique
Theme: Land Governance

Since the first multi-stakeholder Learning Platform on Land Governance and Food Security in Tanzania on April 27 and 28, LANDac and partners have organized two additional Learning Platforms in Mozambique and Uganda. This new blogpost shares the highlights from the Mozambique Learning Platforms which took place in the city of Chimoio on July 27 and 28, 2017. »

October 10, 2017Knowledge Portal
Land resource planning for sustainable land management

This working paper provides an overview of the development and status of implementation of land evaluation and land-use planning concepts and tools for land resource and landscape management. »

October 2, 2017Knowledge Portal
Exploring future changes in land use and land condition and the impacts on food, water, climate change and biodiversity

This policy report provides scenario projections for the Global Land Outlook, exploring future changes to the use and condition of land and the resulting impacts on food, water, climate change and biodiversity. In all three scenarios, the pressure on land is projected to increase in Sub-Saharan Africa. »