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Welcome to the second edition of GLTN News!

We hope that you find the newsletter an informative update on GLTN events and other pro poor land related activities world wide. The purpose of GLTN News is to give an overview of Global Land Tool Network as well as to inform about upcoming events and activities. The newsletter is based on the information on the GLTN website. News of interest that is published on the GLTN website will be inserted in the newsletter. Therefore, feel free to register at the GLTN website ( and upload news and/or events.

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Ulrik Westman, GLTN Coordinator


Land Value Taxation/Capture

Land value capture recovers the value that public spending on services and infrastructure gives to land, distributing it to all citizens equitably. When robustly implemented, land value capture eliminates incentives for land speculation and hoarding. This reduces and stabilizes land prices, keeping land accessible and affordable for those who need it. By replacing harmful, unfair taxes on production, exchange and wage labor, land value capture increases wealth production while ensuring a fairer distribution of wealth

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