Landesa is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered with the WA Secretary of State. Tax ID 91-1158970. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by U.S. law.
The Organization does not sell, trade, or share your information with anyone else.
Roy Prosterman is Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Washington and the founder of the Rural Development Institute (RDI), which changed its name to Landesa in January 2011.
He is also active in the fields of land reform, rural development, and foreign aid. He has provided advice and conducted research in more than 40 countries in Asia, the former Soviet Union, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.
Landesa Organization Board of Directors
David C. Barclay
Partner, Capital Group Companies
Retired President, PACCAR
Chris Grumm Consulting Group
Chief Executive Officer, Chandler Foundation
Women Moving Millions
Former President and CEO, Global Fund for Women
Director, International Public Interest Initiatives, Stanford Law School
*Landesa Board Chair; Former CEO, Continuous Learning Group (CLG)
Advisory Director, General Atlantic LLC
Douglas H. Ogden
Founder & CEO, North Ridge Investment Management
Jennifer T. Potter
Jennifer Potter & Associates
Landesa Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Rangita de Silva de Alwis
Associate Dean of International Affairs, University of Pennsylvania Law School
VP General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, REI
Landesa Organization Careers, Job Vacancies
Join the global movement for land rights
Become part of an organization that is growing rapidly and impacting millions of rural families by securing their rights to one of the most precious resources for prosperity – land.
This Organization is a world class research and advocacy organization whose goal is to secure land rights for the world’s poorest people through improved policies, laws and programs.
They foster an environment that values impact, collaboration, respect, dedication, and learning. These traits are the driving force of our success and are inherent in our organizational culture.
Landesa has a talented and dedicated staff that enjoys extensive support, benefits, and opportunities to grow.
As a Organization employee, you will have access to educational and development opportunities as well as the chance to contribute to some of the most important research and policy reform and program implementation taking place in global development today.
Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Landesa.
The Organization is committed to a work environment in which relationships are characterized by dignity, courtesy and respect. We are committed to nondiscrimination in all of our business operations.