Project Coordinator - SEWOH Lab
A specialist in land rights, David worked for five years as a land rights adviser for the Dutch-based international relief and recovery organization ZOA. Prior to that he worked in non-formal political education in Berlin. He has a PhD from the Free University Berlin. For his doctoral studies David conducted research on redistributive land reforms in India and South Africa.
Grabbing land to save the planet or using the power of human rights to protect tenure rights?
The revolution will be crowdsourced!
Digitalizing Development – not digitizing the status quo!
Crowdsourcing land rights data to improve women’s tenure security
Land tenure rights are at the heart of fighting hunger and transforming food systems
The Human Rights and Land Navigator: Strengthening responsible land governance
Introducing the Human Rights and Land Navigator, an online database that links the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) to binding human rights standards
Written by Ilse Pelkmans, David Betge, Elena Müller & Jes Weigelt
Published on May 11, 2022