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3 Benefits of Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Gender
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
An all-women community forest user group in Nepal.
  • Gender
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
Insights

Restoring Ethiopia's Ecosystems Can Support Livelihoods and COVID-19 Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
A degraded landscape in Ethiopia under a cloudy sky.
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • restoration
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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5 Lessons for Securing Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
Community forest
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
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How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution

How to Use Forests to Fend Off a Water and Energy Crisis in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
Insights

INSIDER: Green Infrastructure Can Save Water Suppliers Money. Now You Can Estimate How Much.

  • Water
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
Riverside trees in Atlanta's 4th Ward Park. Flickr/DeepRoot
  • Water
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
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The IPCC Calls for Securing Community Land Rights to Fight Climate Change

  • Equity
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • restoration
Women of Peru's Awajun Native Community of Shampuyacu
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • restoration
Insights

Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Insights

Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
Insights

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

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Insights

Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • 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
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INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

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

For Indigenous Peoples, Losing Land Can Mean Losing Lives

  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Insights

5 Maps Show How Important Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are to the Environment

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • mapping
indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • mapping
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Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are the World’s Secret Weapon in Curbing Climate Change

  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Brazilian state of Acre
  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • 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

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

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