Plusieurs ONG nationales et internationales ont salué l'adoption mercredi 7 avril par l'Assemblée nationale de la loi portant promotion et protection de droits des peuples autochtones de la RDC. Des responsables d’ONG affirment que cette loi est l’aboutissement de dix ans de lutte.
Quelques organisations de la société civile alertent les autorités congolaises sur la violation des droits des défenseurs environnementaux et fonciers.
Le thème de cette année pour la Journée internationale, «Les femmes au leadership: Parvenir à un avenir égal dans un monde COVID-19», célèbre les efforts considérables déployés par les femmes et les filles du monde entier pour façonner un avenir plus égal et se remettre de la pandémie COVID-19 .
Peru shares the main land-related problems of several South American countries: the existence of very large landholdings (latifundios), on the one hand, and small landholdings (minifundios), on the other, in historical processes marked by the interests of actors such as landowners, agro-industrialists, peasants, and indigenous communities. However, unlike some neighboring countries, the dynamics of these elements are different due to a series of particular agricultural policies and their respective results, which have placed Peru as one of the main producers and exporters of agricultural crops in the region.
Despite the achievement of Constitutional democracy in 1994, 'the land question' is at the heart of South Africa's struggles to overcome the cumulative legacies of nearly 350 years of white minority rule. The emotive quality of land policies evokes painful legacies fuelled by disappointments with the official land reform programme ushered in by the new Constitution of 1996. There is broad agreement that land reform programmes have not fulfilled their aims to significantly redistribute land and productive agrarian capacity, strengthen land tenure for the majority, and settle the restitution claims of victims of land dispossession.
Restoration is an urgent correction to the past and current global land degradation trends, to return forest cover, improve food security, and tackle climate change – among other goals. It has been estimated over 2 billion hectares of degraded land provide opportunities for forest and landscape restoration . In September 2011, world leaders launched global Bonn Challenge – a voluntary global initiative that aimed to restore 150 million hectares of degraded land by 2020 .
The global Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) movement is gaining momentum. Thus, it is important to clarify what FLR is, the concepts, opportunities, challenges and its future implications.
With the expansion of cities and urban infrastructure comes a growing need to better understand the relationship between people and land in urban and peri-urban areas.