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Landscapes of Halimun Salak National Park
14 Enero 2022
Authors: 
Dr. Gregory Myers
Dr. Jolyne Sanjak
África subsahariana
Global

Almost ten years ago, global donors who were focused on the role of land and property rights in promoting economic growth, mitigating food insecurity, and addressing climate change issues, came together in a United Nations (UN) body to negotiate an international agreement for voluntary guidelines to strengthen and secure land rights.

Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
15 Septiembre 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Joseph Feyertag
Judith Tyson
África subsahariana
Global

Private financial flows that are tracked against certain Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria reached record highs in 2020. But this boom may not be having a material impact, especially in low-income countries (LICs) which are most in need of it. Identifying and managing unknown financial risks can help re-balance the risk-reward ratio for sustainable investors.


 


Musul – The second community in Kenya to secure their land rights, the first to do so using legal empowerment Visit
30 Julio 2021
Authors: 
Namati Communications
África subsahariana
Kenya

The Maasai community of Musul have lived on the same land in Laikipia county for generations. It is their source of food and water, the heart of their culture and beliefs, and their ancestral home. But until recently, their legal rights to govern it were tenuous.


India Land rights
5 Julio 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Gemma van der Haar
Dominique Schmid
África subsahariana
Zambia
Nigeria
India

In the second PhD session of the LANDac Conference 2021, three PhD researchers presented their work in progress. We learned about slums in Abuja, Nigeria, about forest rights in India, and about the relation between inequalities in soil fertility, gender, and access to subsidies. Each presentation was discussed by an expert from the LANDac network.

 

Key Takeaways

18 Junio 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Matt Kandel
África subsahariana

Landscape restoration creates opportunities for securing the land and natural resource rights of local land users as well for improving soil health, sequestering carbon, and enhancing biodiversity. In order to achieve synergies between these interrelated aims, restoration practitioners must carefully consider how projects are managed, particularly with regard to supporting equity in project design and planning—the focus of this blog.  

Imagem: Johnny Miller
31 Mayo 2021
África
África subsahariana
Sudáfrica
Escrito por Matthew Maganga | Traduzido por Camilla Sbeghen
 
Terraced Fields Credit: ©2010CIAT/NeilPalmer
12 Mayo 2021
Authors: 
Amaelle Seigneret
África subsahariana
América del Sur
Asia sudoriental
Asia meridional
Global

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Amaelle Seigneret, Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development(link is external), to hear what’s new. 

Palm Oil Truck
12 Mayo 2021
Authors: 
Nathaniah Jacobs
África
África subsahariana
Sierra Leona
Asia
Asia oriental
Asia sudoriental
Global

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Nathaniah Jacobs, Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development, to hear more about the Advancing Land-based Investment Governance (ALIGN) project. The Navigator is positioned to be a valuable tool and resource for ALIGN stakeholders. 

Foto: Alfredo Zuniga AFP
19 Abril 2021
África
África subsahariana
Mozambique

Governo vem adotando posicionamento favorável à promoção dos interesses privados em detrimento do exercício do seu papel de proteger efetivamente os direitos das populações no país.


Por Isabella Lamas*  


Fonte: Nzira Deus
30 Marzo 2021
África
África subsahariana
Mozambique
Nzira Deus denuncia a usurpação de terras e a violência em Moçambique e compartilha estratégias feministas para a organização e transformação.


 


Por Nzira Deus


 


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