O planeta é um organismo vivo, governado pela lógica de privatização e acúmulo. Para que seja para todos, é preciso governança policêntrica e ecológica. Das luta pela água e terra à criação de hortas comunitárias, há meios para alcançá-la.
A really important report from the International Land Coalition and Oxfam is just out called ‘Uneven Ground: Land Inequality at the Heart of Unequal Societies’, along with 17 supporting papers. Through new analysis it shows that land inequality is even larger than previously thought, and that this has dramatic effects on poor people’s livelihoods, particularly those of women and young people.
Sin una transformación profunda en la gobernanza y los flujos económicos, no alcanzaremos los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible, ni podremos asegurar la salud del planeta ni la equidad
Por: Juan Carlos García y Cebolla es el jefe del Equipo de Derecho a la Alimentación de la FAO
In the Mekong region, agriculture (including forestry and fisheries) employs over 43% of the population and contributes to around 16% to the regional GDP, making it an important sector for investment. Agricultural investment can be key to support economic growth, enhance food security and nutrition and reduce poverty, thereby contributing to the Agenda 2030. Yet, this investment must be responsible to generate sustainable benefits.
Instruments like the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) are "voluntary", i.e., legally non-binding. These instruments are intended to have a direct influence on the governance of the tenure practice of states by providing an internationally recognized set of principles, and by simultaneously encouraging good practices.
Of the many issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps the most unsettling is that it is likely to be only a beginning — that the world is threatened with future plagues brought on by factors such as environmental degradation and human encroachment on animal habitats.
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that some 60% of human diseases already originate from animals. As urban areas spread across the world, and forests are chopped down, zoonosis — the jump of pathogens such as viruses from animal to human — becomes more likely and common.
Autor : Michelle Carrere y Vanessa Romo / Mongabay Latinoamérica
Mongabay Latam rastreó en Ministerios Públicos, fiscalías, defensorías del pueblo y 11 organizaciones de derechos humanos de Colombia, México, Ecuador y Perú los casos de defensores ambientales que enfrentan hoy procesos judiciales y construyó una base de datos para dibujar el rostro de esta criminalización.
As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Nathaniah Jacobs, Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development, to hear more about the Advancing Land-based Investment Governance (ALIGN) project. The Navigator is positioned to be a valuable tool and resource for ALIGN stakeholders.