Technical advisor of the Arab Group for the Protection of Nature, Professor Rami Zurayk, gave a presentation on the developments of the study titled "Land and Conflict in the Arab Region," during a workshop organized by Rasheed for Integrity and Transparency (Transparency International) (GLTN). The workshop aimed at discussing monitoring of land management and ensuring their tenure in the Arab region (14 July 2021).
Professor Zurayk of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the American University of Beirut spoke about the relationship between land and conflict and the root causes of conflicts. He presented case studies and examples from Lebanon, Morocco, and Algeria on new developments related to territory and the competition over oil.
The Arab Group for the Protection of Nature is preparing a study on land and conflict in the Arab region as part of the Arab Land Initiative that is being implemented in coordination with UN-Habitat and the Arab Network for Food Sovereignty.