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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

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

New Tool Reveals How Jamaica’s Development Projects Impact People and Planet

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation
Cataboo, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. Photo by Sergel Mutovkin/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation

Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support

  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Nicaragua's government recognizes 49 percent of the country's forests as community forests--but it wasn't always this way. Photo credit: Lon&Queta, Flickr
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels

Infographic: Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights

Striking the Balance

Open Government Partnership: It’s Time for Deeper Engagement with the Environment Sector

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
A water irrigation project in Tamil Nadu, India. Photo credit: Michael Foley, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights

New Jakarta Declaration Aims to Strengthen Rights to Environmental Information in Asia

  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • freedom of information
  • human rights
  • pollution
  • public participation
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • freedom of information
  • human rights
  • pollution
  • public participation

A Time for Leadership on Climate Justice

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • UNFCCC
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • UNFCCC
  • Climate Resilience

Traditions and Intersections Of An Access Movement

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation