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The possible shape of a land transparency initiative

Date
Time (GMT +00) 12:00 15:30
Hero image description: Palm oil plantation in Cigudeg, Bogor, Indonesia Image credit:a_rabin Image license:Creative Commons
Chair 
Andrew Norton - Director of Research, ODI

Speakers
Iris Krebber - Food Security and Land, DFID
Anna Locke - Head of Agricultural Development and Policy Programme, ODI
Megan McInnes - Senior Land Campaigner, Global Witness
Thea Hilhorst - Global Coordinator LGAF, World Bank
D. Hien Tran - Director of Global Advocacy, Landesa Rural Development Institute

Description

​The focus of this roundtable will be on how to take forward a land transparency initiative, building on the discussions and activities held during the G8 Summit this year. Key questions will include: what do the discussions at Lough Erne and since mean for global coordination on land transparency?  How are different country partnership agreements between G8 members and partner countries shaping up? What are the opportunities and challenges in building a global level land transparency initiative?

Presentations will include lessons from an ODI report on the lessons from existing transparency initiatives for an LTI, and an update from DfID on how the UK government has taken forward discussions since the G8 summit.

Please email [email protected] if you would be interested in attending.