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Chad is the fifth largest African country, with a population of about 11 million people, 73% of them living in rural areas and 27% in urban areas. The country is rich in oil resources and in recent years it experienced an increase of revenues thanks to the oil production. However, Chad remains one of the poorest countries in Africa.

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LAND-at-scale: Frequently Asked Questions

8 October 2020

The Dutch LAND-at-scale program was launched in March last year and since then, two rounds for land intervention ideas have been released. The program seeks ideas that contribute to improving land governance in developing countries, and that ultimately support better food and nutrition security,…

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Continued interest in LAND-at-scale during COVID-19 crisis

25 May 2020

The LAND-at-scale programme got a great response to the second call for ideas. The programme received 25 new ideas from 19 different countries. Support continues for enhancing land governance and tenure security. This is evident in the response and effort from embassies, NGOs and knowledge…

A conversation with Mbororo advocate Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim: ‘We need sustainable sharing’

2 May 2019

We cannot talk about traditional knowledge without talking about the right to land, territories and resources – for us, it is ecosystem-based and language-based – they are linked to each other, environmental activist Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim told Landscape News. Ibrahim, a member of the pastoralist…

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Indigenous peoples and local communities have been the chief casualties of climate change. Any meaningful legislation born out of the Paris Climate Summit must consider their plight. (Reuters/Joe Penney)

Global climate-change policy must recognize indigenous rights

By Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Co-Chair, International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change In my country, the Republic of Chad, our land has been changing along with the climate, affecting how we support ourselves and produce our food. Areas that had once supported cattle grazing for generations…