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local communities

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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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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.

Los pueblos indígenas y tribales y la gobernanza de los bosques
Reports & Research
March 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean

El propósito de este informe es dejar en claro la importancia y urgencia para la acción climática de proteger a los bosques de los territorios indígenas y tribales y a las comunidades que los cuidan. Con base en la experiencia reciente, se propone un conjunto de inversiones y políticas para ser adoptadas por los financiadores climáticos y decisores gubernamentales, en coordinación con los puebl

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.

On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
Reports & Research
February 2021
Africa
Mexico
Indonesia

Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community, both women and men, have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively-held lands. Unfortunately, women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change, and this report shows ways how that can be done.

On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
Reports & Research
February 2021
Africa
Mexico
Indonesia

La gobernanza sostenible de la tierra requiere que todos los miembros de una comunidad, tanto mujeres como hombres, tengan los mismos derechos y voz en las decisiones que afectan a sus tierras de propiedad colectiva.

wrm bulletin
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2021
Mozambique
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
Liberia
Nigeria
Brazil
Ecuador
Venezuela
Indonesia
Malaysia
Thailand

The articles in this Bulletin are written by the following organizations and individuals: National Coordinator for the Defense of the Mangrove Ecosystem (C-CONDEM), Ecuador; Yayasan Pusaka Bentala Rakya (Bentala Raya Heritage Foundation), Indonesia; Venezuelan Observatory of Political Ecology and members of the WRM international secretariat in close collaboration with several allies who are par

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Guatemala
Nigeria
Rwanda
Vietnam

Investments that reduce food loss and waste can deliver big wins on two pressing issues of our time: food security and environmental sustainability, according to a new World Bank report. But the results are not automatic -- countries need well-targeted solutions.

Advancing Inclusive Land Governance
Manuals & Guidelines
December 2020
Global

Land lies at the very foundation of our society and social life; it plays a central role in the livelihoods and cultural identities of communities across the globe, and contains the resources that underpin our now globalised world. However, partly because of this, it is often at the heart of social and political conflicts.

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