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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development

RELEASE: New LandMark Data Measure Impacts of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on Forests and Climate

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
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Why Are Women Left Out of Land Decisions, Despite Gender Equity Laws?

  • Equity
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
Indigenous women, Philippines
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure

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

  • maps
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • resource rights
  • maps
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • resource rights
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4 Property and Land Rights Issues, Explained through Videos

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property
A farmer in Mali irrigates his crops. Photo by Tingju Zhu/IFPRI
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
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Q&A with Alda Salomao: Natural Gas Project Threatens Community Land in Mozambique

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural gas
  • natural resources
Rural women on their way to the market. Photo by Ton Rulkens/Flickr
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural gas
  • natural resources
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What Would Success Look Like at COP 20 in Lima?

  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Lima is a major milestone on the path to Paris and the 2015 climate agreement. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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A Farmer In Africa: Balancing Property Rights With National Needs

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights
  • land tenure
In Africa, farmers rely on their rights to community land, but governments don't always back them up with legislation. (photo credit: Gates Foundation/flickr)
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights
  • land tenure

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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Overlapping Land and Natural Resource Rights Creates Conflict in Africa

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property
In much of Africa, companies' and rural communities' property rights overlap, creating conflict. Photo credit: T. Samson/CIMMYT
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property
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Without Land, What Would a Farmer Do?

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • poverty
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • poverty

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