Call for participants: Training event on monitoring land governance in the Arab region Read More... Reminder: Deadline for the submission of abstracts for the Second Arab Land Conference Read More... Working glossary of land related terms in English, French and Arabic Working glossary of land related terms in English, French and Arabic Read More... 17 research grants awarded through the Arab Land Initiative’s Research Innovation Fund Read More... Announcement: Egypt to host the Second Arab Land Conference in February 2021 Read More... Photo: UN-Habitat Sudan Darfur Land Administration Assessment Report Read More... An aerial view of flooding in two towns near Jowhar, Somalia, on November 12. Heavy rains in Somalia, coupled with recent disputes between clans, has resulted in over four thousand IDPs seeking shelter at an AMISOM military base near the town of Jowhar, with more arriving daily. AU UN IST Photo / Tobin Jones Training materials on how to develop an inclusive land policy for the Somali region Read More... Representatives of the awarded organisations: APN, Rasheed TI, UTI, UAWC, LCPS, ISTIDAMA, IYCY New partnerships agreements signed with Nine NGOs in the Arab Region Read More... Guidance Note of the Secretary General on “The United Nations and Land and Conflict” (English, Arabic and Spanish Versions) Read More...


The Urban Training Institute (UTI)

The Urban Training Institute (UTI) is a quasi-private organisation affiliated to the Housing and Building National Research Centre- (HBRC), an Egyptian national government research institution. UTI seeks to strengthen institutional and human resources capacities that can nurture the improvement of the living and environmental conditions of cities in Egypt and the Middle East. UTI is […]

The Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN)

The Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN) is an independent non-profit organization that seeks to enhance the Arab region’s sovereignty over food and natural resources, particularly in areas impacted by war, conflict and occupation. APN was established in April 2003 by a group of motivated people who aim to protect the Arab environment alongside […]


ISTIDAMA is an independent policy making Center for Land and Environmental Governance. It delivers specific assignments, according to needs, on topics related to land and environmental governance in Sudan. ISTIDAMA’s vision is to be the pole of knowledge and expertise in the field of land and environmental governance in the region. The Center’s mission is […]

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Tools to monitor land governance are key for policy decisions and analysis. Join the training event on land data collection and analysis in the Arab region, happening from 14th to 16th December 2020 and apply before 30th November 2020 bit.ly/39j2GUU pic.twitter.com/AQ66…