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Understanding and Addressing Corruption in the Land Sector
Conference Papers & Reports
December 2023
Global

Land corruption – corrupt practices in the land sector – threatens the lives and livelihoods of people and communities, the environment and climate, food security and political stability. Its impacts are particularly acute for 2.5 billion people who live on and from the land.

Land corruption risks in the green energy sector
Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2023
Global

Green energy (and/or renewable energy) requires large areas of land to operate, often more so than energy generated from fossil fuels. The acquisition of land comes with accompanying corruption risks which can lead to challenges such as land grabbing and illegal displacement of communities.

Corruption risks in land-based solutions to climate change
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2023
Global

“Nature-based” solutions to climate change require the acquisition of large swaths of land for reforestation, afforestation, conservation and renewable energy sources. However, corruption in the land sector is already widespread and this additional demand for land may aggravate pre-existing corruption risks, as well as causing new ones.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2023
Brazil
Peru
Amazonia

The Amazon has a diverse array of social and environmental initiatives that adopt forest-based land-use practices to promote rural development and support local livelihoods. However, they are often insufficiently recognized as transformative pathways to sustainability and the factors that explain their success remain understudied.

ISA
Reports & Research
June 2023
South America
Brazil

A publicação analisa cinco proposições legislativas relacionadas ao terrorismo, que facilitam ou estimulam a criminalização do movimento indígena no Brasil, associando movimentos sociais à desordem, ao crime e ao terrorismo.

Capa: Andre Dib / WWF-Brasil
Reports & Research
May 2023
South America
Brazil

A ciência tem mostrado nas últimas décadas que a conta- minação por mercúrio (Hg) é um problema ambiental e de saúde pública. Uma importante fonte poluidora é o garim- po ilegal de ouro, que vem crescendo vertiginosamente, deixando um rastro de destruição.

Reports & Research
April 2023
Uruguay

Les presentamos una publicación donde procuramos la colaboración entre investigadores y docentes de los Departamentos de Tacuarembó y Cerro Largo de dos instituciones educativas públicas: el Consejo de Formación en Educación de la Administración Nacional de Educación Pública y la UDELAR.

Conference Papers & Reports
April 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean

El primer foro anual sobre defensoras y defensores de derechos humanos en asuntos ambientales en América Latina y el Caribe se realizó en Quito los días 22 y 23 de noviembre de 2022.

Conference Papers & Reports
April 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean

El primer foro anual sobre defensoras y defensores de derechos humanos en asuntos ambientales en América Latina y el Caribe se realizó en Quito los días 22 y 23 de noviembre de 2022.

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