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Responsible forest governance and forest tenure security are crucial in helping to reduce deforestation, combat climate change, and sustain the planet.

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Hundreds of Ede families in Vietnam demonstrate to demand land from forestry company

1 June 2022

Main photo: A screenshot of a video of villagers in Lang village, Ea Pok town, Cu Mgar district in south-central Vietnam's Dak Lak province who have been proesting since mid-May to reclaim about 40 hectares of arable land from a forestry company. (Protesters' Facebook page). Hundreds of ethnic…

Huge victory for Kenya’s Ogiek as African Court sets major precedent for indigenous peoples’ land rights

26 May 2022

PRESS RELEASES | 26 MAY 2017 Minority Rights Group International (MRG) wholeheartedly applauds an historic judgment from the African Court of Human and Peoples Rights in Arusha today in favour of the Ogiek community of Kenya. Following an eight-year legal battle, the Court found that the Kenyan…

10th Anniversary of VGGT

11 May 2022

10 years ago today, on 11 May 2012, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) endorsed its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security – the CFS VGGT.  The CFS VGGT promote legitimate land tenure rights…

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Restoration takes resources. Organizations driving activities on the ground are often underfunded and face financial insecurity. PHOTO:UNEP/Will Baxter

Indigenous peoples and local communities can save our forests: but governments must put them on the map

21 March 2022

International Day of Forests: 21 March A new study, published ahead of the International Day of Forests, warns that the Amazon is now nearing its tipping point; its ability to recover from disruption, such as droughts or fires, is rapidly reducing, increasing the risk of dieback of the Amazon…

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3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021

3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum

26 May 2021

   Home       Agenda       Speakers      Voices       REGISTER!        State of Land in the Mekong Region        Land tenure in Mekong forest landscapes: advancing the recognition of customary rights and responsible investment practices Online  26-27 May 2021 Recent global disruptions…