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local community

Local community is a traditional collectivity with a range of powers covering a certain geographical area and an autonomous management structure.

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Diamonds in the Delta
Institutional & promotional materials
December 2021
Mozambique
Colombia
Indonesia
Philippines
Vietnam
Bangladesh
Netherlands

Diamonds in the Delta (DiD) is an international research-action network of scholars, water professionals and civil society advocates who are concerned about how climate change compounds problems of flooding and subsidence in delta cities.

Reports & Research
November 2021
Southern Africa

Report from the online discussion held on the Land Portal between 28 June and 9 July 2021.

The online discussion explored the different pespectives around customary law and institutions in Southern Africa and the roles they play in governing land.

Reports & Research
October 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

La résilience climatique mondiale est une question de vie ou de mort. Dans les paysages forestiers, 1,3 milliard de petits exploitants agricoles, de communautés et de peuples autochtones doivent organiser leur résilience climatique pour survivre.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia

Afin de mieux comprendre le rôle que joue la sécurité du régime foncier applicable à l’eau dans la garantie de moyens d’existence durables, dans une gouvernance juste des ressources, dans la protection de l’environnement et dans le développement économique durable, l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) a relancé un débat qui a commencé en 2012 ave

LAND-at-scale Uganda cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2021
Uganda

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Uganda. This project is implemented by the Global Land Tool Network, faciliated by UN-Habitat, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

The social costs of tenure risk
Reports & Research
September 2021
Sub-Saharan Africa

This report assesses the costs and effectiveness of responsible investment practices in emerging market contexts. Its results make the business case for investments in social risk mitigation and avoidance practices. Such practices include community engagement efforts, impact assessments and the establishment of grievance resolution mechanisms.

LAND TENURE IN MEKONG FOREST LANDSCAPES
Reports & Research
Conference Papers & Reports
September 2021
Southern Asia

The Summary Report of the 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum provides a comprehensive review of the key messages from the event including a synthesis of keynote speeches, key take-aways, the links to all presentations and additional documentation.

 

Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2021
Mali

Cet article s'attachera à analyser la situation du conflit entre les djihadistes de Katiba Macina et les donsos dans la zone de Niono (région de Ségou, centre du Mali), ainsi que le processus qui a conduit à l'accord de paix entre les belligérants.

Les droits fonciers des femmes et des communautés
Reports & Research
July 2021
Tanzania
Mongolia
Global

Depuis plus de cinq ans, le projet WOLTS (Women’s Land Tenure Security) étudie le croisement entre les relations de genre et de droits fonciers dans les communautés pastorales affectées par l’exploitation minière en Mongolie et en Tanzanie.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2021
Tanzania

Mining projects affect the health of surrounding communities by inducing environmental, economic, social and cultural changes in different population groups. Health impact assessment (HIA) offers an opportunity to manage these impacts.

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