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Men ploughing_Photosource Pixabay CC0
6 août 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Sean Johnson
Lesotho
Eswatini

By Sean Johnson, land administration specialist at COWI, Swaziland

* This piece was originally published as part of the online discussion on customary law in Southern Africa

Benguela, Angola, october 2007_photo by Carlos Ebert_FLICKR creative commons
6 août 2021
Authors: 
Allan Cain
Angola
Afrique australe

 

By Allan Cain, Development Workshop Angola

* This article was originally published as part of the online discussion on customary law in Southern Africa

5 août 2021
Afrique
Amériques
Asie
Europe
Océanie
Global

Submission Deadline: All manuscripts should be submitted for consideration by December 31, 2021.

The global environmental crisis is intertwined with the crisis of social and economic inequality. From coal plants to palm oil plantations, economic activities that threaten the planet are concentrated in communities with less power and wealth. “You can’t have climate change without sacrifice zones,” writes Hop Hopkins, “and you can’t have sacrifice zones without disposable people.”1

Musul – The second community in Kenya to secure their land rights, the first to do so using legal empowerment Visit
30 juillet 2021
Authors: 
Namati Communications
Afrique sub-saharienne
Kenya

The Maasai community of Musul have lived on the same land in Laikipia county for generations. It is their source of food and water, the heart of their culture and beliefs, and their ancestral home. But until recently, their legal rights to govern it were tenuous.

30 juillet 2021
Authors: 
Mike Powell
Global

In recent years, the on-line discovery and exchange of information has become ever more pronounced. Digitisation has also led to an explosion in the volume of available material. Making this work for land governance and ensuring that new inequalities or exclusions are not unintended outcomes of the process are also key aims of the Land Portal.

Does Indonesia really need a land bank?
27 juillet 2021
Indonésie
27 juillet 2021
Authors: 
Eron Bloomgarden
Global
  • The climate crisis cannot be solved without ending tropical deforestation, which increased by 12% between 2019 and 2020.
  • A jurisdictional approach to forest protection enables governments to drive systemic change at a national level while supporting local and private efforts.
  • Here are five key reasons why this approach should be central to corporate climate strategies.
This Is Our Land: Why Reject the Privatisation of Customary Land
20 juillet 2021
Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

WHY REJECT CUSTOMARY LAND PRIVATISATION 

Most of the world’s land is still stewarded by communities under customary systems. Billions of people rely on communally managed farmland, pasture, forests and savannahs for their livelihoods. 

This collective management of resources is viewed in the colonial or capitalist economic model as an obstacle to individual wealth creation and private profit. 

16 juillet 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Agnes M. Kalibata
Dr. Michael Taylor
Global

Our food systems are in urgent need of transformation, as humanity faces one of our biggest challenges yet; feeding a future population of 10 billion people with safe and nutritious food while keeping a healthy planet. Our food system has the power to tip the scales and transform the future of our planet and humankind.

To secure equal rights to land, bring men and women together
13 juillet 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Elizabeth Daley
République-Unie de Tanzanie
Mongolie
Global

There is an underlying tension in the land rights movement that is rarely addressed head on, which is the perception that securing women’s land rights threatens community land rights. Community land rights are typically held by indigenous people, small-scale and subsistence farmers, pastoralists, herders and many other groups who are directly dependent on land for their livelihoods but whose land tenure is often the most precarious.

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