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Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Central African Republic
Norway
South Africa
Southern Africa

Joint Ventures (JVs) between ‘agribusiness’ investors and ‘small farmers’ or ‘customary landowners’ are being promoted in South Africa’s land and agrarian reform programme as a way to include land reform beneficiaries in the country’s competitive agricultural sector.

Reports & Research
March 2020
India

This report titled Land in India: Issues and Debates is part of an initiative under the aegis of India Land & Development Conference (ILDC) which has a long-term objective of bringing out an annual Status of Land in India volume.

The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
Reports & Research
September 2019
Africa
Kenya
Latin America and the Caribbean
United States of America
Asia
Global

The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As governments and other actors struggle over climate change, our environment is irreversibly changing.

Reports & Research
August 2019
Brazil

Este estudio nos cuenta del Asentamiento contestado, el cual desde 1999 logra desarrollar sus actividades conjuntas. 108 familias que proponen un uso adecuado de los recursos en la agroecología. Participan activamente en encuentros y cursos para lograr el uso adecuado de la tierra y maximizar su producción. Tambien hacen partícipes a los niños, los cuales desarrollan destrezas propias.

Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals
Manuals & Guidelines
Training Resources & Tools
July 2019
Myanmar
Global

This manual is intended to be a practical learning aid and helpful reference guide for community-based paralegals and organizations running community-based paralegal programs.

It shows how paralegals equip people to know law, use law, and shape law. It closes with a chapter on how organizations can best support the work of paralegals, including recruitment, payment, and training. 

Reports & Research
May 2019
Colombia

La familia Gómez Montoya, cuenta la experiencia de Rosalina, Una mujer de 71 años, quien a pesar de su baja estatura y avanzada edad, conserva intacto su carácter, sutesón y su ánimo de lucha, adquirido según ella, en su natal ‘Aquitania’, la fuerza para enfrentarse y resistir a las dificultades cotidianas que implica haber crecido y vivido en el campo.

Challenges and Opportunities of Community Land Dispensation in Kenya
Reports & Research
May 2019
Kenya

The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands andhas provisions for management and administration of the land by the communities themselves. However, implementation of the act has been slower than anticipated. This is despite the current  heightened investment interests in community lands for mega development projects.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
South-Eastern Asia

Cambodia has become a principal target of transnational (and domestic) land grabs over the past decade, mostly in the form of economic land concessions (ELCs). The northeastern part of the country—where the majority of Cambodia’s indigenous people reside—is a particular hotspot.

December 2018

Communal land is one of the land tenure systems in Namibia, the other being freehold land tenure system.

Customary Land Recognition in Zambia
Reports & Research
December 2018
Zambia

From January 15 to February 6, 2018, the USAID’s Tenure and Global Climate Change Program and Land Portal Foundation co-facilitated a dialogue on experiences of documenting household and community-level customary rights in Zambia.

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