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26 Diciembre 2019

Por: Carla Gago


El florecimiento del activismo ambiental fortaleció los cimientos del movimiento global por la justicia climática. Se buscan consensos, emergen voces históricamente silenciadas y las mujeres aparecen en la trinchera. ¿Cómo se disputan esos espacios mientras se lucha contra mineras y el poder concentrado internacional?


3 Enero 2020

Nara Lacerda


Se puso en práctica el discurso bélico del presidente: militantes ejecutados, desalojos y ruralistas en el poder


Land rights for cocoa farmers aren’t just good stewardship, they’re smart business
5 Noviembre 2019
Yuliya Panfil
América Latina y el Caribe

Last week the World Cocoa Foundation, a membership organization of more than 100 cocoa companies, held its annual partnership meeting in Berlin, Germany. The aim of the meeting is for governments, cocoa companies and farmers to identify and tackle the sector’s largest sustainability challenges. A 90-minute session was devoted to the topic of land tenure. The prominence of the session, as well as the seniority of the presenters – the Head of Sustainable Sourcing for Hershey’s and the Deputy Director General of Cote d’Ivoire’s Land Agency among them – is a powerful signaling effect.

14 Agosto 2019
  • Mongabay Latam recorrió los resguardos Barrancón y Caño La Sal en los departamentos de Guaviare y Meta. En este especial periodístico se evidencian las constantes amenazas a las que se enfrentan y cómo los Jiw ya no solo son víctimas del conflicto armado.
  • La palma, la coca, la ganadería y la deforestación son nuevas amenazas que tienen a este pueblo en riesgo de desaparecer. Una década después de que la Corte Constitucional alertara sobre su posible exterminio, poco se ha hecho por evitarlo.
1 Septiembre 2019

EL PAÍS recorre el Estado de Pará, donde conviven indígenas aislados, ganaderos en busca de pasto, agricultores sin tierra, policías sin recursos y zonas sin ley: un cóctel explosivo


Por: Felipe Betim


blockchain, land, survey
16 Julio 2019
Mr. John Dean Markunas



I. Introduction to Blockchain Technology

II. Overview of the Surveying Industry

III. Surveying and Blockchain

IV. Types of Blockchains  

V. The Case for Blockchain in the Real Estate Industry

VI. Blockchain, Surveying, Land Registry and Cadastre 

VII. Blockchain Registry Integration Levels

VIII. The Future of Blockchain for Real Estate

IX. Conclusion


Glossary — Blockchain Terminology

One Company’s Journey to Better Respect Land: Illovo Sugar Africa
12 Julio 2019
Mina Manuchehri

Our sugar is made from sugarcane. And sugarcane is not planted in trees or in the air, it’s planted in the ground, in the soil, on land. It’s the bedrock of our investment.

—Illovo Land Champion

25 Julio 2019
Florencia (Colombia)
6 Mayo 2019
América Latina y el Caribe



En Guatemala, Bolivia, Brasil y Ecuador los pueblos indígenas lideran la lucha contra los proyectos de extracción promovidos por compañía transnacionales. En los últimos días dos sentencias favorables para los pueblos originarios han logrado parar proyectos en territorio ecuatoriano y guatemalteco. Sin embargo, las políticas y la retórica del presidente brasileño Jair Bolsonaro siguen siendo un problema para las comunidades nativas de este país.

Por José Díaz

puerto lopez, meta, colombia, land titles, land rights, property issues, conflict, usaid, usaid transforms
16 Abril 2019
Mr. Nicholas Parkinson
In Colombia, the region of Meta is streamlining resources to support land formalization activities through municipal land offices and improving lives by doing so.
22 Marzo 2019
Jesse Coleman

Liberian NGO Green Advocates has been using to give rural communities more leverage in the decisions that affect their lands.

6 Marzo 2019

Aunque el ministro de ambiente reconoció que el acaparamiento es uno de los principales motores de la deforestación, no hay información oficial que detalle las dimensiones del problema.


Por Carlos Olaya





Agribank is a State-Owned Enterprise with the mandate to promote the growth and development of agriculture through affordable and innovative financing. Agribank has been operating in Namibia for over 25 years.

Agribank Act No. 5/2003, as amended, provide the legal framework for regulating the business of the bank and to expand the business operations to be responsive to the changing environment. The Act mandates Agribank to advance money to persons or financial intermediaries to promote agriculture and activities related to agriculture.

Arakan Oil Watch (AOW) is an independent non-governmental community based organization. AOW aims to protect and promote human rights and environmental abuses that result from multinational oil and gas companies in Arakan State and other parts of Burma.

Martinus Nijhoff Publishers was an independent academic publishing company dating back to the nineteenth century, which is now an imprint of Brill Publishers. Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The name was changed to Brill–Nijhoff. Brill is a prestigious imprint with its portfolio focuses on areas in Public International Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and increasingly on International Relations. Brill publishes over 800 books per year in both print and electronic format.

Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) is an economic and financial policy advisory business. Our focus is on issues where economics, finance and public policy overlap. CEPA was established in 2001 as a private company limited by shares. More recently in addition to our office in London, we have established a branch office in New Delhi.  Further to our client work, CEPA undertakes and supports policy-focused research to promote debate and best practice. We re-invest one quarter of our surplus (after remunerating directors and staff) into these activities.

Our mission is to support the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs, and to make a lasting difference to people’s lives in some of the world’s poorest places.

The Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS) was established as an autonomous research Centre in 1980. Appreciating its role in the promotion of research and training, the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, recognized it as a national institute in the year 1986 and included the Centre in its network of institutions.

SEKELEKANI é uma instituição moçambicana independente, sem fins lucrativos, de promoção de comunicação para o desenvolvimento, conceito que se refere a sistemas de comunicação em dois sentidos, orientados para enaltecer o diálogo entre os decisores de políticas públicas e as partes interessadas, nomeadamente as comunidades destinatárias do desenvolvimento, permitindo-lhes exprimir os seus pontos de vista, as suas aspirações e preocupações, participando, desse modo, na formulação da agenda do seu desenvolvimento.

The mission of the Agriculture Promotion Centre (Centro de Promoção da Agricultura (CEPAGRI)) is

  • to make underteake economic analysis to support policy decisions and guide investments in strategic areas in agriculture;
  • to identify and promote opportunities for investments and good practices in agribusiness;
  • to promote and guide private investment in commercial agriculture. 

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces.

Our mission: Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet. 

A Confederação Nacional das Associações de Moradores, fundada no dia 17 de janeiro de 1982, presente no movimento nacional popular e comunitário, tem como seu papel organizar as federações estaduais, uniões municipais e associações comunitárias, entidades de bairro e similares.



The motto of the Copperbelt University is "Knowledge and Service" . Enshrined in the motto are the following strands:

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