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Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2017
Kenya

Implementing Constitutional Land Provisions Now to Enable More Women to Own Land. March 8 is celebrated as the International Women’s Day – an event that celebrates women’s achievements on many scores ranging from the political to the social, and at the same time calling for gender equality.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2017
Kenya

Women face many problems with regard to land inheritance and land rights in Kenya. Individual and community land ownership do not favour women. The reason for this is that ownership of land is patrilineal, which means that fathers share land amongst sons, while excluding daughters.

Reports & Research
February 2017
South America

Entre el 23 de octubre y el 02 de diciembre de 2016, el IPDRS y el Land Portal, llevaron adelante un foro debate en línea sobre la Propiedad colectiva de la tierra en Sudamérica, desafíos y perspectivas, buscando alimentar la discusión que actualmente proviene de toda una dinámica global desde ONG, centros de investigación, activistas, universidades, colectivos y claramente organizaciones campe

Reports & Research
February 2017
Kenya
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Senegal
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
China
Indonesia
India

Amid the realities of major political turbulence, there was growing recognition in 2016 that the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities are key to ensuring peace and prosperity, economic development, sound investment, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Multimedia
December 2016
Bolivia

The Guarani people of the municipality of Macharetí in the department of Chuquisaca Bolivia, for many fought for land titling. Currently and after five titling processes, Macharetí Community Association holds title to 184,757 hectares which include the territory of Yembiguasu land away from the community surrounding the border with Paraguay and now part of the community.

Multimedia
December 2016
Bolivia

O povo Guarani do município de Macharetí, no departamento de Chuquisaca Bolívia, durante muitos anos lutaram pela titulação da terra. Actualmente e depois de cinco processos de titulação, Macharetí Associação Comunitária tem 184,757 hectares que incluem o local de Yembiguasu. Esta propriedade está longe da comunidade e está localizado na fronteira com o Paraguai.

Multimedia
December 2016
Bolivia

Protagonizado por pobladores, autoridades originarias, representantes del Consejo de Ancianos y niños de la comunidad, el documental Territorio de Lomerío: del refugio a la autonomía indígena, refleja todo el proceso de un exitoso y emblemático caso de acceso colectivo a tierras por parte del pueblo Chiquitano de la comunidad indígena campesina de Lomerío en Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia.

Multimedia
December 2016
Bolivia

Indigenous authorities, representatives of the Council of older people and children are the main protagonists of the documentary “Indigenous territory of Lomerío: from shelter to indigenous autonomy”, that reflects the whole process of a successful and emblematic collective access to land by the Chiquitano people in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

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