Landesa empowers the world's rural poor by providing them with opportunities to obtain secure property rights and achieve greater security, stability, and wealth.

With a team of experts in land law and policy, Landesa specializes in developing public-private collaborations to help rural families access land and gain legal literacy. It works with governments, foreign aid agencies, and other partners to reform land law and build the local legal capacity necessary to ensure that property rights are granted and protected.

Landesa currently works in China, India, Myanmar, and Sub-Saharan Africa, with offices in Beijing, China; Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, New Delhi, Patna and Ranchi in India; Dar es Salaam in Tanzania; and Seattle and Washington D.C. in the United States. 

SECTOR
Nonprofit
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS
Global
INVESTMENT LEAD
Peter Rabley
GOVERNANCE ROLE
Board Member
TOTAL COMMITTED
$4,748,000(2008)
$9,000,000(2009)
$7,500,000(2012)
$3,812,000(2015)
$175,000(2016)