A specialist in land rights, David spent five years in the Netherlands where he was a land rights advisor for the international relief and recovery organisation ZOA. His previous professional experience, as well as his studies, unfolded in Berlin, where he studied Political Science and worked in non-formal political education. 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.
Ilse Pelkmans, David Betge, Elena Müller & Jes Weigelt
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