/*IMPORTANT INFORMATION: THE LAND DAY WILL TAKE PLACE AT SUNDAY 24TH JANUARY
/Rome, 25 Jan 2010/. Land tenure and access to land are key to a number of
rural development issues, not to mention basic economic and social human
rights, such as the right to food. Land Day aims to zero in on land and
associated agro-industry related global challenges with a long-term rural
It will provided an important opportunity to share knowledge on the diversity
of initiatives related to land policies, land governance and investment and
rural development, and provide ground to move toward identifying a tool kit
for improved coordination among stakeholders.
*Meeting objectives *
* To share knowledge on the diversity of ongoing initiatives related to land
policies and land tenure;
* To put some of the recent and new land-related global challenges and new
topics in context and in a broader perspective, considering linkages in a
perspective of long-term rural development;
* To prepare a possible improved collaboration and cooperation among
stakeholders and establish a further process of knowledge exchange with a
broader group of stakeholders.
The outputs of Land Day will be subsequently taken up at a session on Land
and Development at the Platform Annual General Assembly, 26-27 January 2010.
See the agenda attached for more information