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  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

ADVISORY: New Online Platform on Indigenous and Community Territories to Help Secure Land Rights Worldwide

  • mapping
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • mapping
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Insights

Sustainable Development Goals: From Rhetoric to Reality

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Kenyan farmers plant rust-resistant wheat. Photo by Petr Kosina / CIMMYT
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Research

Building Climate Equity

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

By the Numbers: Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Economics
The Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) spans Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, and supports **60 million people**. The region is also widely recognized as highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: William Cho, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Economics
Insights

What Does the “Pathway to Paris” Mean for Adaptation?

  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
A growing number of studies show that communities around the world are already experiencing the effects of climate change in the form of extreme heat, unpredictable weather and sea level rise. (Punjab region, Pakistan) Photo by Tariq Saeed/IRIN.
  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
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Globalizing Sustainable Development

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Today’s challenges go beyond health, food, and education. Photo by Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Insights

Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Insights

Building Climate Equity and International Consensus from the Ground Up

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
Scaling up renewable energy access; government installed solar energy in Sumba island, Indonesia. Photo by Asia Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
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How Can Adaptation Finance Help the Most Vulnerable Communities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Ensuring funding meets the adaptation needs of communities remains a challenge. (Paoay, Philippines) Photo by Ilocos Norte/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Walter Vergara on Initiative 20x20

  • Equity & Governance
  • Equity & Governance

ADVISORY: Latin American Countries to Launch Initiative 20x20 to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • COP20
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • COP20
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

3 Maps Show Importance of Local Communities in Forest Conservation

  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights
Panama's Omar Torrijos National Park. Photo credit: Lon & Queta, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights
Insights

Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Videos

Video: A Farmer In Africa: Balancing Property Rights With National Needs

  • Food
  • Equity & Governance
  • land rights
  • Food
  • Equity & Governance
  • land rights
Insights

Towards A New Global Development Agenda: 5 Key Questions

  • Equity & Governance
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • development
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • Equity & Governance
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • development
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Insights

The Difference One Tree Can Make

  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
A babao tree in Zimbabwe. Planting hundreds or even millions of trees does not automatically translate into an increase in the overall long-term tree population. Photo Credit: Martin Heigan/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration

UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
Insights

4 Ways GIS Mapping Can Empower Forest Communities in Indonesia

  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
Our trainings in Indonesia revealed four clear benefits of GIS mapping. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset