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XI Foro de la Tierra ALC “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la gobernanza de la tierra”

Institutional & promotional materials
October, 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

Declaración emitida por las 50 organizaciones integrantes de la ILC ALC, de 16 países de América Latina y el Caribe, reunidas virtualmente en la XIII Asamblea regional y en el XI Foro de la Tierra de América Latina y el Caribe 2020 que se realizó sobre el tema: “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la gobernanza de la tierra”, después de reflexionar sobre la desigualdad y las implicancias para los pueblos indígenas, campesinos y afrodescendientes que viven de la tierra y en sus territorios, y considerando particularmente el impacto en las mujeres y jóvenes, e

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COVID-19, Biodiversity and Climate Change: Indigenous Peoples Defining the Path Forward

Webinar Report

Reports & Research
October, 2020
Global

Indigenous Peoples and local communities manage more than half of the world´s land. These biodiverse ancestral lands are vital to the people who steward them and the planet we all share. But governments only recognize indigenous and community legal ownership of 10 percent of the world´s lands. Secure tenure is essential for safeguarding the existing forests against external forces. This is specifically true for forests managed by Indigenous Peoples, where much of the world’s carbon is stored.

Blog post
A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION AT THE INTERSECTION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND COVID-19
Global

 

COVID-19 and climate change are impacting all of us, but the dual disasters have a disproportionate impact on communities in emerging economies. These impacts are felt most acutely in rural areas, especially among indigenous communities and minority groups, and by women and others who are marginalized within those groups.

News
PMA/Gabriela Vivacqua
16 October 2020
Novo relatório compara custo de uma refeição básica em vários países do mundo; no Sudão do Sul, país com a situação mais grave, um prato custa 186% do rendimento diário; se um morador de Nova Iorque tivesse que pagar a mesma proporção de seu salário por uma refeição, gastaria US$ 393. 
 
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Land News South Africa and Region 21 Sept - 18 Oct 2020
22 October 2020

KB.L seeks to bring to life all aspects of the ‘land issue’, recognizing that land is both a deeply important aspect of our history, and an emotive issue shaping our political landscape. KB.L seeks to develop a comprehensive sense of this history, heritage and memory through a combination of news, commissioned articles and links to research.

News
“We can still catch up”: second Tenure Facility webinar explores biodiversity and climate change in light of COVID-19
14 September 2020

As the world struggles to deal with the shockwaves created by the Coronavirus pandemic, scientists have been drawing direct links between the emergence of new diseases, collapsing biodiversity and the destruction of vital forestlands which for generations have been stewarded by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities.

News
Think tank decries global push to privatize land
27 September 2020

One of the ugliest features of the modern world is the exploitation of natural resources for private gain irrespective of its consequences for the environment and the larger community, especially the poor majority.

News
29 April 2020

The world will never be the same after COVID-19. Social behaviors have permanently changed as have consumer patterns. Trends in international trade have shifted, as have investment priorities. After two months in lockdown, nations must restart their economies in an environment that has changed drastically.

Blog post
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

The global conservation community now faces the added challenge of Covid-19 on top of a longstanding set of complex conservation, sustainability, and development challenges. In the wake of this pandemic, return to business as usual is not a viable option. The existing systems and structures upon which conservation is based must evolve. Climate change, biodiversity conservation, and poverty elimination efforts have been further complicated by Covid-19, with the brunt of the pandemic borne most acutely by the poorest and most vulnerable.

News
Fonte: Lusa
28 September 2020
Mais de 360 mil pessoas na província de Lac, no Chade, foram forçadas a deixar as suas casas devido aos recorrentes ataques jihadistas e à crise ambiental, disse hoje a Organização Internacional para as Migrações (OIM).
 

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