What is the surest pathway out of poverty and into the middle class?
Increasingly, countries are recognizing land ownership as a powerful lever they can use to create opportunity.
Tim Hanstad is the co-Founder and the member of the Executive Leadership Team of Landesa, an award-winning global land rights organization. He previously served as Landesa’s CEO and President. Hanstad’s international work experience spans more than 18 countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America, including more than four years living in India, where he helped launch and grow Landesa’s India program. Tim is a Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneur Awardee, a World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur, and a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Food Security, and Global Washington board of directors. He is affiliate associate professor at the University of Washington School of Law.