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Rosario, Argentina Uses Urban Farming to Tackle Economic and Climate Crises

  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
  • agriculture
A man sits and plants new plants in his garden.
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
  • agriculture
Insights

In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity

In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Insights

For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • restoration
  • Business

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities
Insights

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

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

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Insights

Why Are Women Left Out of Land Decisions, Despite Gender Equity Laws?

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

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • 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
  • natural resources
Insights

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

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

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

  • Forests
  • Equity
  • 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
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights

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