The project aims to contribute to poverty reduction of rural families through social and productive inclusion. Its development objective would aim at increasing the human, social, natural, physical and financial assets of potential project beneficiaries.
Increased capacity among policymakers in Amazonia to mobilise large-scale public/private funding through innovative financing mechanisms that enable the conservation and sustainable use of forests as natural capital (III), adaptation to climate change (II) & climate friendly economic development (I).
The project supports the registering of indigenous peoples and native communities (IPNCs), located in selected Communities, in the National Registry of Native Communities. The project also finances the demarcation and titling process which establishes the geographic location and physical boundary for a native community’s land and formally registers titles.
This project worked with 15,000 poor Quechua and Aymara families in Sierra Sur, the southern highlands of Peru, with the aim to help improve the quality of their products, preserve their traditional knowledge and improve natural resource management to diversify their sources of income.
This list of countries is where an Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) has been COMPLETED.
The LGAF is a diagnostic tool that is implemented at the local level in a collaborative fashion, that addresses the need for guidance to diagnose and benchmark land governance, and that is intended to help countries prioritize reforms and monitor progress over time.
The project is well embedded in the SDC Global Programme Climate Change's global approach to face climate change in the land-use sector through increased regional cooperation and strengthened joint information and negotiation platforms.
The overall goal of the U.S. Government in providing technical support and training under this program is to improve indigenous/minority community and local/regional governmental capacities to better address conflicts (potential and on-going) in the extractives sector that may negatively impact areas of significant biodiversity, thus leading to greater inclusion of marginalized groups.
This research is exploring the relationships between statutory and customary land tenure and how these relationships affect the tenure security of forest dependent communities, including women and other marginalized groups.