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Land & Climate Change

Land use, land tenure, and climate change are closely intertwined. The effects of climate change, manifested in either rapid or slow-onset ways, has altered how land and natural resources are accessed, used, and contested.  As a result, global warming also contributes to destabilizing existing land and resource governance institutions and property rights.

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Cambodia all-in on Prey Lang carbon offsets

2 May 2023

The Joint Credit Mechanism REDD+ (JCM REDD+) project will enable Cambodia to maintain the conservation of the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. The project is being extended to more than 50 villages around the sanctuary.

Close to 20 local farmers are in jail for fighting for their land not to be taken by the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)

24 April 2023

Conflict over land rights is escalating in Uganda as people are forced to make way for the East Africa Crude Oil pipeline.

Ceremony in Mbaiki where Svetlana Troitskaia (center) is present with Dimitri Sytyi (left). [Center Folder]

Diamonds sold on Facebook lead to Russian group Wagner

3 April 2023

On Facebook, Instagram, moderation is effective, content monitored. The user can still find diamonds for sale. The origin of these stones remains difficult to prove. Normally, the Kimberley Process allows for solid certifications, avoiding the circulation of blood diamonds. But our investigation…


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Webinar Recap: Indigenous Land Rights and the Biodiversity COP15 Six Months On

1 June 2023

Under the umbrella of the Land Dialogues series, the second webinar of this year’s series “Indigenous Land Rights and the Biodiversity COP15: Six Months On” took place on May 25th, 2023. The webinar drew in a little over 350 participants and featured panelists from Indigenous women leaders to…

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Indigenous Land Rights and the Biodiversity COP15: Six Months On

25 May 2023

After two weeks of tense talks, the recent UN Biodiversity Conference COP15 ended with a landmark agreement to guide global action on nature through to 2030. The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), includes concrete measures to halt and reverse nature loss, including putting 30%…

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