Land Tenure Center celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 28

The Land Tenure Center will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Saturday, April 28. The event includes:

  • Land Tenure Forum, with panel discussions and a noon roundtable from 9 a.m.–3:45 p.m.
  • Reception 4:30pm with Dinner 6:00pm, featuring after-dinner stories, history and legacy

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The Land Tenure Center was established at UW-Madison in 1962 with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development. It was created under the administration of President John F Kennedy as part of the U.S. Latin American initiative called the Alliance for Progress. It is administratively housed within the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.