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Earth Day 2021: Celebrating and recognizing the leadership and climate action of Indigenous peoples and local communities
Today, on Earth Day I want to celebrate the efforts made by Indigenous peoples around the world to continue protecting our planet.
Want to fight climate change? Support indigenous people
By Sônia Guajajara (Guajajara), Executive Coordinator for the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB); Vicky Tauli-Corpuz (Kanakaney-Igorot), former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights
A tragic outcome for the world's forests is not inevitable
The data on forest loss is still grim but we know what causes deforestation - and the policy tools and market mechanisms that can stop it
New report asks: Where’s the money going in the Niger Delta?
Oil companies are paying billions towards development in the Niger Delta, but it’s having little impact on the ground, say Tijah Bolton-Akpan and Miles Litvinoff.
Rare win for Nepal indigenous groups as EIB admits 'gaps' in hydropower project
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged to address gaps in the implementation of a power project in Nepal, handing a rare victory to indigenous groups and loca
Recipe for conflict: Northern Mozambique’s tinder-dry fields of straw are ripe for burning
By David Matsinhe for the Daily Maverick.
Can The Coca-Cola Company and Illovo Sugar Africa Land it in Malawi and Beyond?
For many years Oxfam has joined allies around the world to raise the alarm on how land acquisitions by governments and companies - for the production of commodities including sugar, palm oil, and s
Job Opportunity: Chief Program Officer at Landesa
The Chief Program Officer (CPO) is the face and leader of Landesa’s programmatic work to the outside world and responsible for developing and overseeing programs, program implementation, monitoring
Improving land governance
Good and responsible land governance and an efficient land administration system, including land use planning, are one of the pillars for sustaining food security and nutrition in Ghana.
A Journey into Land Issues in China
The Land Portal Foundation’s launches the China Country Portfolio - a knowledge piece with a comprehensive understanding of the country’s land issues.