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    FAO Legal Brief 4

    July, 2021

    Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively held lands. Unfortunately women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change and the WRI report shows ways how that can be done. It details case studies from communities in Cameroon;Mexico;Nepal;Indonesia and Jordan.

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    FAO Legal Brief 2

    July, 2021

    There is greater recognition that policies and projects should respect legitimate tenure rights. But this concept has often proved difficult to operationalise. Discusses the meaning and implications of recognising legitimate tenure rights;then outlines ways forward for States;civil society;the private sector;and development agencies.

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    Policy Brief: Forest governance by indigenous and tribal peoples

    An opportunity for climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2021
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Indigenous and tribal peoples control about one third of Latin America and the Caribbean’s forests. Supporting their efforts to control, sustainably manage, and benefit from these forests can greatly help to solve the problems of climate change, loss of biological and cultural diversity, rural vulnerability, and food insecurity.

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    Los pueblos indígenas y tribales y la gobernanza de los bosques
    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    El propósito de este informe es dejar en claro la importancia y urgencia para la acción climática de proteger a los bosques de los territorios indígenas y tribales y a las comunidades que los cuidan. Con base en la experiencia reciente, se propone un conjunto de inversiones y políticas para ser adoptadas por los financiadores climáticos y decisores gubernamentales, en coordinación con los pueblos indígenas y tribales.

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    Forest governance by indigenous and tribal peoples

    An opportunity for climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    This report highlights the importance and urgency for climate action initiatives of protecting the forests of the indigenous and tribal territories1 and the communities that look after them. Based on recent experience, it proposes a package of investments and policies for climate funders and government decision-makers to adopt, in coordination with the indigenous and tribal peoples.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Global

    Decisions about resource tenure – or who can use what resources of the land for how long, and under what conditions – are among the most critical for forests and livelihoods in many contexts.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2020
    Global

    Influenced by international trends, as well as in response to population, climate, resource and development needs, the standards, norms, mechanisms and incentives in natural resources law at the national level have evolved in recent years. Natural resources laws are influenced by developments in the international arena, either through international treaties that are binding or through ‘soft law’ instruments that are not legally binding but nevertheless have widespread adherence among governments, or that provide principles that guide and shape national legislation.

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    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Global

    What’s the goal here?
    To sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss.
    Two billion hectares of land on Earth are degraded, affecting some 3.2 billion people, driving species to extinction and intensifying climate change.

    Goal 15: Life on land

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