What we do
The Equator Initiative brings together the United Nations, governments, civil society, businesses and grassroots organizations to recognize and advance local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.
We seek to
Recognize the success of local and indigenous initiatives
Create opportunities and platforms to share knowledge and good practice
Inform policy to foster an enabling environment for local and indigenous community action
The Asian Indigenous Women’s Network wants to support, sustain and help consolidate the various efforts of indigenous women in Asia to critically understand the roots of their marginalized situation and to empower themselves by becoming aware of their rights as women and as indigenous peoples, and by developing their own organizations or structures for empowerment.
A leading journal in the field of rural politics and development, The Journal of Peasant Studies ( JPS) provokes and promotes critical thinking about social structures, institutions, actors and processes of change in and in relation to the rural world.
SOJOURN is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of social and cultural issues in Southeast Asia. It publishes empirical and theoretical research articles to promote and disseminate scholarship in and on the region. Areas of special concern include ethnicity, religion, tourism, urbanization, migration, popular culture, social and cultural change, and development. Fields most often represented in the journal are anthropology, sociology and history.
Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples Foundation also known as Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples Network - Mainland Montane South East Asia (IKAP-MMSEA).
Build the capacity of ethnic minorities and networks in Mainland Montane South East Asia to incorporate their indigenous knowledge and culture in local development work, to encourage respect for and understanding of indigenous knowledge and to promote endogenous development.
Roles and Functions of Uganda Land Commission
The 1995 Constitution Art.239 lays out the functions of ULC as to hold and manage any land in Uganda vested in or acquired by Government of Uganda in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution and such other functions as may be prescribed by Parliament.
The Land Act, Cap 227 (sec 49) lays out the functions of ULC as follows;
The Alianza Territorial Mapuche (PuLofMapuXawvn ) is one of the grassroots organizations based in Gulu Mapu, the Chilean side of Wallmapu. The ATM’s core mission is the full defence of the Mapuche’s inherent rights, especially concerning the protection of their territory and natural environment. ATM is similar to an NGO in the sense that the organization is not registered under Chilean law. The ATM covers different territories of the Mapuche Nation and is involved in several communities that feel they represent the spirit of the organization.
The IASC is the leading professional association dedicated to the commons. The association, founded in 1989, is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding, and creating sustainable solutions for commons, common-pool resources, or any other form of shared resource.
The IASC aims to:
A Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural (RESR) é uma publicação mantida pela Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (Sober) há mais de trinta anos. Os colaboradores e leitores da RESR são professores, pesquisadores de empresas públicas, alunos de pós-graduação e profissionais de mercado.
A revista publica artigos originais em todas as áreas relevantes da Filosofia e das ciências sociais, abordando tanto temas tradicionais quanto emergentes e, também, artigos localizados na interface com outras áreas de conhecimento.