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Uganda’s Coffee Farmers Show There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Climate Change Adaptation

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
Uganda coffee farmer
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
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Bamboo: Malawi’s Unexpected Tool for Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • restoration
Bamboo nursery
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • restoration
Insights
  • open access
  • data
  • Africa
  • climate data
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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
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Awash in Green and Gold: The Emerging Restoration Economy in Kenya

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
seedling in a Kenyan nursery
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
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Climate Milestones of 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Signs to Watch

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
Satellite image of central U.S. storm, December 28, 2015. Photo credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
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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
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The New York Declaration on Forests: What’s in it for Africa?

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • Gender
  • restoration
Restoration could boost food and water security, improve livelihoods, and curb climate change in some of the most vulnerable regions on Earth. Photo credit: teachandlearn, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • Gender
  • restoration

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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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
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5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • global forest watch
  • palm oil
  • south america
  • United States
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • global forest watch
  • palm oil
  • south america
  • United States
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water
Data

Rights to Resources Interactive Map

  • Africa
  • maps
  • governance
  • resource rights
  • natural resources
  • Africa
  • maps
  • governance
  • resource rights
  • natural resources
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Overlapping Land and Natural Resource Rights Creates Conflict in Africa

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property
In much of Africa, companies' and rural communities' property rights overlap, creating conflict. Photo credit: T. Samson/CIMMYT
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property
Data

Rights to Resources Map: Data Set

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

Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration: Success Stories from Burkina Faso

  • agriculture
  • Africa
  • re-greening
  • water
  • forest restoration
  • agriculture
  • Africa
  • re-greening
  • water
  • forest restoration

Ending the "Resource Curse": Canada Commits to Make Mining More Transparent

  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
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Improving Freedom of Information in Uganda

  • Equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation
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Without Land, What Would a Farmer Do?

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • poverty
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • poverty

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Africa
  • China
  • climate change
  • investment
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • shale gas
  • us policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Africa
  • China
  • climate change
  • investment
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • shale gas
  • us policy

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