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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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A Farmer In Africa: Balancing Property Rights With National Needs

  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights
In Africa, farmers rely on their rights to community land, but governments don't always back them up with legislation. (photo credit: Gates Foundation/flickr)
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • land rights
  • low carbon 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
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water
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Overlapping Land and Natural Resource Rights Creates Conflict in Africa

  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources
In much of Africa, companies' and rural communities' property rights overlap, creating conflict. Photo credit: T. Samson/CIMMYT
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources
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Without Land, What Would a Farmer Do?

  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • poverty

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