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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
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  • human rights
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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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

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
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  • land tenure
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  • Forests
  • indigenous people
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To Achieve New Climate Targets, Countries Should Look to Community Forests

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights
Research shows that communities can be good protectors of forests. Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • governance
  • resource rights

Infographic: Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • resource rights

RELEASE: Strengthening Community Forest Rights is Critical Tool to Fight Climate Change, Says Major New Report

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • governance
  • resource rights
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • governance
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Where Are Chinese Investments in Africa Headed?

  • Africa
  • China
  • finance
  • manufacturing
  • sustainable business
More than 2,000 Chinese companies have invested in Africa, including in natural resource extraction, finance, infrastructure, power generation, textiles, and home appliances. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
  • Africa
  • China
  • finance
  • manufacturing
  • sustainable business
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency

Blue-Green Opportunities: Energy Efficiency and Jobs Impacts in the U.S. Manufacturing Resurgence

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States
A study of aggregate U.S. job impacts found that energy efficiency and solar energy generate more direct jobs than coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy. Photo credit: PNNL, 2012
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States

Rights to Resources Interactive Map

  • Africa
  • maps
  • governance
  • resource rights
  • natural resources
  • Africa
  • maps
  • governance
  • resource rights
  • natural resources

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