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Which Countries Are Most Vulnerable to Locust Swarms?

  • agriculture
  • food security
  • mapping
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • mapping
Insights

For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy

PODCAST: Why Securing Land Rights for Indigenous People Can Accelerate Sustainable Development

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • sustainable development goals
Small forestry in the Peruvian Amazon.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • sustainable development goals
Insights

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

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
Data

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
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
Insights

3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Insights

We Discovered 1.8 Million Square Miles of Forest in the Desert

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
Dryland forest in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
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
Insights

Looking Back on 5 Years of Forest Outcomes

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
Tree Planting and Degraded Landscape, Ethiopia
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration

Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
Insights

Beyond Conflict, Water Stress Contributed to Europe’s Migration Crisis

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/47205547@N02/21910319813/">MichaelGubi</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
Insights

4 Property and Land Rights Issues, Explained through Videos

  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources
A farmer in Mali irrigates his crops. Photo by Tingju Zhu/IFPRI
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources

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
Insights

Q&A with Alda Salomao: Natural Gas Project Threatens Community Land in Mozambique

  • environmental democracy
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
  • natural resources
Rural women on their way to the market. Photo by Ton Rulkens/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
  • natural resources

3 Maps Show Importance of Local Communities in Forest Conservation

  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights
Panama's Omar Torrijos National Park. Photo credit: Lon & Queta, Flickr
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights

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