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Smallholder farmers grow 90% of Nigeria’s food but their crops are vulnerable to ever more extreme weather linked to climate change. New technologies can help
Using a number of initiatives, the government has continuously endorsed the rights of women to ensure that they are economically and monetarily viable.
VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) — Forestry workers and Indigenous rights demonstrators are heading to the B.C. legislature to send the province a message as the annual budget is set to be revealed.
An indigenous leader leading his people’s effort to reclaim ancestral land in Costa Rica has been wounded in a gun attack – the latest in a spate of targeted violence which has gone unpunished by authorities.
The Land Portal Foundation is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Information Management Officer to support us in leading the information and data sharing needs of the Land Portal. The Information Management Officer will ensure the development of information partnerships, lead the development of land information ecosystems, contribute to op
The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), the largest global gathering on the future of cities, opened on Saturday with thousands taking part in lively discussion, through different assemblies representing youth, women, grassroot communities, local and regional governments and business.
The IGN FI international conference will fix the results of the implementation of Uganda’s 10-year national land information system on February 20 and 21 (PHOTO / File)
Lessons on Indigenous knowledge, relocation and government aid
Assam's 2019 land policy seeks to allocate land to landless indigenous people - but does not specify who is indigenous
GUWAHATI, India, Feb 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of migrants and tribal people in India's northeastern Assam state could be denied land because of a new definition of the term "indigenous", land and human rights experts said.
Temperatures in Idaho’s Columbia, Snake, and Salmon rivers were so warm in 2015 that they cooked millions of salmon and steelhead to death. As climate change leads to consistently warmer temperatures and lower river flows, researchers expect that fish kills like this will become much more common. Tribal members living on the Nez Perce reservation are preparing for this new normal.
As data enthusiasts, we believe in the power that data holds and are strong proponents for democratizing information, making it easy to share and reuse. Despite this, data scientists and those working with data in general, often struggle to communicate how and why data are essential and potentially life changing.