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local communities

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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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Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
South Africa
South America

Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa analyses contestations of power and control over land through the lens of local case studies in the densely settled former African ‘homelands’ or Bantustans.

Adaptive Perspectives from the Global South
Journal Articles & Books
May 2021
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

This book re-considers property law for a future of environmental disruption.

Mapping community development requirements in the mining sector
Other legal document
Maps
April 2021
Global

IIED, the Sustainable Development Strategies Group (SDSG) and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) have created a collection of community development laws for the mining sector to encourage and facilitate better research and policy. The resource, with all community development laws available to

Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
April 2021
Global

Land adjudication constitute a series of sequential steps that if followed carefully and correctly, can lead to a sufficient determination of the varied interests in land including whether, and where they overlap, complement, conflict or compete with each other.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Estonia
Russia

This study explores how local communities reflect on institutional frameworks and protected area governance in two national parks (NPs) with similar nature values in Estonia and Russia, and aims to understand the role of value systems in these interactions. It is based on 50 in-depth interviews with a broad range of stakeholders, and a desktop analysis of relevant regulation and plans.

Reports & Research
March 2021
Cameroon

New research by CCSI and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) on transparency of land-based investment in Cameroon. 

In the report, CCSI and CED find that:

Forest governance by indigenous and tribal peoples
Reports & Research
March 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean

This report highlights the importance and urgency for climate action initiatives of protecting the forests of the indigenous and tribal territories1 and the communities that look after them. Based on recent experience, it proposes a package of investments and policies for climate funders and government decision-makers to adopt, in coordination with the indigenous and tribal peoples.

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