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Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.
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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
Insights

Disaster-Focused Headlines from the Congo Often Hide Signs of Progress

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land use
  • The Struggle for Land
  • commodities
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • land rights
  • palm oil
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INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights
Insights

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 3 Essentials for Making Community Forestry Work

  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
Mother and child in Congo forest
  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
Insights

Women Get Shortchanged in Commercial Land Deals—Despite National Commitments to Gender Equality

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Africa
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Woman in Tanzania.
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Africa
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights

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
Outcomes
Rangers in Kibale National Park, Uganda, learn to use the Forest Watcher app developed by the Jane Goodall Institute, Google, and Global Forest Watch. Photo by Lilian Pintea/Jane Goodall Institute
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
Community consultation in Lukolela, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
Farmers and officials at a tree nursery in Nyandarua County, Kenya. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Insights

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
Insights

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
Insights

Q&A with Cécile Ndjebet: Empowering Women Is Key to Better Forest Management in Cameroon

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Women in Cameroon prepare to plant saplings. Photo by Cameroon Ecology.
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights

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